Composition & Improvisation: A Case Study: Part 21 of 24: Idea: Two-Handed Chord Melody

Here is a two-fisted melody consisting exclusively of chord tones played as alternating pairs in both hands. Notice how much melodic material your can derive from the creative use of only chord tones!


Special Note: The music above is not nearly as complicated as it looks on the surface. Here is a “simplified” view of the underlying chord patterns, mostly blocks chords in an ascending and descending pattern…


LEARN MORE… Composition & Improvisation: A Case Study: Part 22 of 24: Idea: Rhythmic Motives


About Frank J Peter

A uniquely burdened and blessed citizen of the world thinking and acting out loud!
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