There’s a lot written about the diminished chord and its uses but a lot of it is bullshit in my opinion. So let’s set the record straight.
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Yesterday a friend of mine asked me about that nasty synth sound Keith Emerson uses on the track Peter Gunn Theme. What’s Keith playing? I’ll show you in Reason …
When composing instrumental music for film or radio I often use melodic harmonies. Instead of accompanying a melody with chords, I use chords to play the melody. This way several layers of melodies can be heard at the same time which adds depth to the music. And as a listener you will discover the different melodic lines, layers which are played […]
Queen Mary University of London and Imperial College London have computer analysed 17,000 songs from the US Billboard Hot 100 based on Timbre and Harmony data. The conclusions are particularly interesting.