MINOR TONALITY

Resting Tone

Tonal Sequence
Essential Harmonic Functions

First Steps: Listen

Start by watching this video to get the sound of Minor into your audiation.

Next Step: Patterns

Tonal patterns and rhythm patterns are the words of music. 

Aural/Oral Patterns

Listen and echo

Listen to these patterns on a neutral syllable, breathe on the second click and echo them back. You are building a tonal vocabulary. 

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.

Learn minor tonality and these patterns in a more fulsome way in my course, Tonal Fundamentals

12 lessons

Easy

In this course, you will learn the fundamentals of tonality from the Audiation Foundation. 

Extensions

Further engage in major tonality in the following ways.  

Sing Some Bass Lines

Singing bass lines is a powerful way to jumpstart your audiation by listening to and for the changes

You can sing more bass lines by checking out this Youtube playlist.

Explore the Purposeful Pathways 

Navigating between chords will help you make the powerful connection between melody and harmony. 

Use the harmonic loops to help you maintain your sense of harmonic context. 

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