Music Theory

Transposition: The UN-Musical Way to Transpose

The commonly-prescribed formula for transposing is to count how many half steps the new key is above or below the

Transposition: Why Learn How to Transpose?

Transposition is the process of playing or rewriting a piece of music in other than the original key. There are

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Chord Progressions: Stationary Harmony, Moving Bass

A simple, but very effective, way to musically expand a single chord is to play a Moving Bass Line under the Stationary

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Chords Progression: Minor Add2 (Rootless) Resolved to Minor Triad

Suspension means to temporarily delay the resolution of one or more chord tones. Here, for example, is a C Minor Rootless

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Chord Progressions: Major Add2 (Rootless) Resolved to Major Triad

Suspension means to temporarily delay the resolution of one or more chord tones. Here, for example, is a C Major Rootless

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Chord Progressions: Sus2 Resolved to Minor Triad

Suspension means to temporarily delay the resolution of one or more chord tones. Here, for example, is a Csus2 (read “C suspended