Quartal Harmony and Voicings for Guitar (eBook + Online Audio)
This book contains a study and breakdown of "harmony in 4ths". The introduction of quartal harmony in modern jazz began in the 1960's. Compositions by Miles Davis and John Coltrane such as "Impressions" and "So What" showcased chord voicings derived from quartal harmony. The purpose of this book is to show guitarists how to function in an area of harmony mostly dominated by keyboard players. Common uses of quartal harmony are demonstrated and analyzed. Exercises and compositions in the style of Wayne Shorte ...more
Product Number:
99971MEB
Format:
eBook + Online Audio
Skill Level:
Intermediate-Advanced
Pages:
72
Binding:
eBook
ISBN:
1-6191-1703-7
ISBN13:
978-16191-1703-7
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
12/15/2015
This book contains a study and breakdown of "harmony in 4ths". The introduction of quartal harmony in modern jazz began in the 1960's. Compositions by Miles Davis and John Coltrane such as "Impressions" and "So What" showcased chord voicings derived from quartal harmony. The purpose of this book is to show guitarists how to function in an area of harmony mostly dominated by keyboard players. Common uses of quartal harmony are demonstrated and analyzed. Exercises and compositions in the style of Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock and others are included. Includes access to online audio which contains demonstrations of all exercises.
Introduction  
Traditional Harmony 
Quartal Harmony  
Functions  
Upper, Middle and Lower Four-String Voicings 
The Seven Functions 
Analysis Chart - Seven Structures  
Structure Excercises         
Expanding Ouartal Structures       
Quartal Structures and Traditional Harmony 
Creating Outside Sounds 
Chromatic Movement 
Contrary Motion 
Contrary Motion with Added Bass Note 
Creating ii - V - I Progressions    
Variations of Ouartal Voicings   
Harmonic Minor 
Harmonic Minor Ouartal Harmony 
Minor Blues     
Jazz Tunes        
 500 Chicks                 
 Hand  Prints         
 Black  in Gray         
 Never  Tardy            
 Big Moon Flower               
 Closing Notes 

 
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