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How to Harmonize
How to Harmonize is a collection of 5 primer lessons aimed at Songwriters who are just starting out and want to know more about how to harmonize their songs – how chords and harmonies work.
Lesson 1: What Does’Harmonize’ Mean?
Aim: To explain how the two meanings of ‘harmonize’ are really one.
Some Questions About Intervals
Aim: To explain which intervals are found in the major scale
Lesson 3: Some Questions About Chords
Aim: To explain what a chord is and show you which chords are found in each of the major keys
Lesson 4: How to Harmonize a Melody Using Primary Chords
Aim: To explain how the 1st, 4th and 5th chords of a key can be used to harmonize a melody
Lesson 5: Harmonizing a Melody – Beyond the Primary Chords
Aim: To explain how chords other than the 1st 4th and 5th can be used
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