Essential Harmonic Functions
First Steps: Listen
Start by watching these videos to get the sound of Aeolian in your audiation.
Next Step: Patterns
Tonal patterns and rhythm patterns are the words of music.
Verbal Association Patterns
Listen and echo
Listen to these patterns with tonal solfege, breathe on the second click and echo them back. You are building a tonal vocabulary.
Further engage in Aeolian tonality in the following ways.
Listen to More Aeolian Tunes
Listen to more tunes in Aeolian. Can you hear and sing the I, VII and VI chords?
Sing Chord Roots in Aeolian
Bum along with the chord roots in this Chord Root Cousin Song.
Explore the Purposeful Pathways
Navigating between chords will help you make the powerful connection between melody and harmony.