Pedal Point means to maintain a single note in the bass as the chords change above... A common pedal point is to play the tonic Do under both the I and V7 chords... learn more... Composition & Improvisation: Case Study: Part 19 of 24: Melodic Sequence
A Pedal Point is a sustained tone, usually the lowest bass note, over which the changing chords in a chord progression are played... The pedal tone is usually the tonic (Do) of the prevailing key, but So is also common. Pedal Point derives its name from organ music, where the organist can plant a foot … Continue reading Chord Progressions: Pedal Point
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