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Scales and emotions

Scales and emotions
See also a post about making chords from scales. So maybe you want to write a song or an instrumental in a particular mood or style, and you’re feeling overwhelmed by all the scales. Here’s a handy guide to the commonly used scales in Western pop, rock, jazz, blues and so on. Click each image to play the scale right in your browser with the aQWERTYon. These scales have a major third (E in the key of C), which makes them feel happy or bright. Major scale Happy; can be majestic or sentimental when slow. Mixolydian mode Bluesy, rock; can also be exotic/modal. Lydian mode Ethereal, dreamy, futuristic. Lydian dominant mode Also known as the overtone scale or acoustic scale, because it is close to the first seven pitches in the natural overtone series. Phrygian dominant mode Exotic, Middle Eastern, Jewish. Harmonic major scale Majestic, mysterious. These scales have a flat third (E-flat in the key of C), which gives them a darker and more tragic feel. Natural minor scale (Aeolian mode) Dorian mode

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Learning and Loving Music Theory Kelvin, You actually caught a mistake on the roman numerals! Thanks, I’ll have to fix that. The first and last chords of the progression are not 7th chords. Somehow I inadvertently typed “I7″ on the first chord of all the major keys. (Notice that I didn’t do that for the minor keys.) The Sacred Geometry Of Music The Sacred Geometry Of Music by Andrew Lorimer Music uses the laws of vibration to manifest aurally what exists at the center of everything. Into our reality springs a non-visual harmonic law that is universal. The notes and intervals of music speak directly to the chakra centers and causes them to vibrate in harmony to the vibration of a string or vocal chords, speakers moving through the air, or the sound of someone’s lips making a farting noise through a metal tube. Music uses the laws of physics and mathematics to bring out an emotional response in the listener.

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circle of 5ths text Find the Chords in a Scale Once more, the key of C is our reference. Because the Circle of Fifths can help us name the notes in any major scale, it can also show us the chords in a major chord scale. Here's how: First, remember that any key has a set of chords which go with it, just as it has a major scale of single notes. Musical Form There are several ways to approach a composition. Start with overall planning then start sketching. Sketch first then develop an overall plan that fits your ideas. Note: Overall Planning is always in the equation. Sketching without thought of structure leads to aimless stream-of-conscious lack of cohesion. On Thinking about Structure: Today's composer can use traditional formal templates and modern techniques at the same time.

Solfeggio Tones: Sound Healing and Frequencies to Expand Consciousness! » Body Healing Tones What are the body healing tones? The body healing tones are a set of beneficial sound frequencies created by the founder of, Brad Johnson. They are very similar in format to the solfeggio frequencies. Key Chords Key Chords app generates guitar chord progressions automatically. Use it free online, or get the app for Mac, Windows or iOS (iPad) - Click on a chord to preview how it sounds. - Drag and drop to arrange the chord progression - Tweak the settings to control the playback speed Or role the dice and Key Chords will automatically generate a nice sounding progression.

50s progression 50s progression in C, ending with C ( Play ) The progression, represented in Roman numeral analysis, is: I-vi-IV-V.

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