Lesson 54: Harmony
Major Scale Harmony
Major scale harmony stems from the major scale. Build four-part chords in thirds using the major scale and you get:
Check out my diatonic chords lesson hand-out or transparency.
Harmonic Minor Scale Harmony
Now let's look at the harmonic minor scale. Build four-part chords in thirds using the harmonic minor scale and you get:
Melodic Minor ( Jazz Minor) Scale Harmony
Now let's look at the melodic minor scale. Build four-part chords in thirds using the melodic minor scale and you get:
Some very interesting chords that can be built using the melodic minor scale in thirds and some clusters are:
Now, here are a couple of interesting and important chord types! Check out the modes of the melodic minor ( Jazz Minor) scale in lesson 55.
For an extensive workout on these harmonical concepts, check out
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