Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Commonalities: VI and II Zone

Like the previous examples, these patterns each comprise the same interval relationships and geometry in two separate zones. Again, one zone omits the IV and the other omits the VII and in doing so eliminates the notes which are not common to both zones:

Play the green paths as shown in the notation below for the key of A:

There are may ways to apply these patterns. Experiment with rhythmic variations and breaking the sequence up into ascending and descending melodic ideas, juxtapose different chords, etc.

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