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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Let’s play a game. I have 12 cards, with for every unique note one card. So C, C#, D, D# and so on.
Our western scale system, based on the major scale (and relative church scales like Dorian, Mixolydian etc), seems to be following the mathematics and physics when pitching tones.
Replacing arpeggios with scales is the primary basis for modal improvisation. The improviser can build melodies within the scale instead of following the chords.