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How to conceive hip, mature and lush harmonies - music


Rarely is a chord played with its tones enclosed in a definite octave, the root on the bottom, the third in the middle, and the fifth on the top.

Usually chords are "voiced!"

This all in all means that the positions of a chord's tones are scattered over the keyboard. The tones may be altered, doubled, added to, missing, and so forth.

There are a great category of promise accessible in expression chords. Expression chords by the book is an art in itself. Using the adjust articulation techniques in your live will give your extemporization a "hip," mature and full sound. Chords played in root arrangement just does not seem to do the job when in concert Jazz, Rock, Pop, Blues, Gospel and "Smooth Jazz" piano.

Learning and mastering good voice important techniques in your in concert is not awkward if you just abide by some clean rules.

1. The most central notes in any chord is the 3rd and the 7th. The 3rd of the chord defines whether the chord is a major or minor chord. The 7th of the chord will circumscribe whether the chord is a dominant or major chord. As a rule the bass player will play the root and fifth. The root and fifth are not central tones and can be from tip to toe left our from your chord progressions. If you must use the root and fifth try using it in your right hand, not your left. You ought to add your "color" tones in your right hand.

2. When you are compelling a solo and not "comping" (accompanying) for an added songster you must play your chord voicings in your left hand, so that the right hand can be free to improvise, do fills, alter ego the left hand, add extensions, etc.

3. The range of your voicings is also very important. A good rule of thumb to commit to memory when articulation your chords, is to at all times try to voice your chords about central point C. Maintenance your voicings about central C will sound full and clear. Restrictions of approximately an octave above or below will comfort best domino effect by preventing the articulation from haughty a attribute of narrowness or muddiness.

Ron Creditable is a Music Educator, Songwriter and Performer. He offers online piano directive for all ages at: http://www. mrronsmusic. com/playpiano. htm


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