27 February 2022

Harmonizing with fourth chords

Harmonizing the scale I’m sure you already know everything about how to harmonize the scale with triads (if, on the other hand, you have no idea […]
27 November 2021

MODAL HARMONIZATION

Modal Harmonization Harmonic Principles of the Present Day In a very generic way, “harmonizing” means stacking sounds together to create harmony. If we speak about modern […]
17 April 2021

FOURTH CHORDS (FINGERINGS)

In one of the previous lessons I started talking about quartal harmony, that is a harmony based on intervals of fourth instead of thirds (as it […]
24 September 2020
Registrazioni Trio

New Instrumental Project

After quite a long time, in 2020 I finally made it to record two new original compositions. At first I was thinking of forming a “classic” […]
20 September 2020
Diminished scale

TWO PHRASES ON THE DIMINISHED SCALE

The Diminished Scale If you are trying to move further the pentatonic and diatonic scales and experimenting with “other sounds”, the diminished scale will give you […]
19 September 2020
7#9

7b9 & 7#9 ARPEGGIOS

7(b9) & 7(#9) Arpeggios After talking about Dominant chords and 9 chords, let’s see how we can spice things up a little bit by using altered […]
16 September 2020
Frigio-armonizzazione

MODAL CHORDS

Modal Chords If I go back and think about the first years of my guitar studies, I have to admit that I found studying chords boring. […]
16 September 2020
Triade Aumentata

TRIADS. BASIC FORM

Triads Triads are the building blocks of the tonal system of the Major and minor scales. The name “triad” tells us right away that they’re made of […]