The Art of Composing Podcast

AOC 010: Understanding Harmony

av The Art of Composing Podcast | Publicerades 1/21/2016

Episode 10 of the Art of Composing Podcast. In this episode, you'll get a good grasp of what harmony is and why harmony works the way it does. If you've ever wanted to know how to create a chord progression from scratch, this is the episode for you.
What is in this episode:

* The basis for our harmony - the overtone series
* How functional chord progressions work
* How to add chromatic harmony to your chord progressions

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Resources and Links Mentioned in this Episode:
Here are the charts mentioned in the episode. If you're interested more in using these charts, you can check out my article on diatonic harmony.


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Jon Brantingham talks about everything related to music composition, music theory, and creativity, to get you started on the right foot while learning to compose. Discover what you need to be doing to consistently grow as a budding composer, what tips and tricks will make the process a little less painful, and most importantly, what you can do to find your own composing voice. Jon is a composer, music composition teacher, business owner, former Army helicopter pilot, father and husband. He doesn't enjoy long walks on the beach, but instead prefers to jump in and surf. Whether you like to write in a classical or romantic style, like Jon, or you like to write 4 minutes of bleeps and bloops and call that music, or maybe you are a singer-songwriter, the Art of Composing podcast will be your guide to learning the art and craft of music composition.