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Ausra's Harmony Exercise:
Chord Progression in D Minor: i-VI-iv-ii-ii6-i64-V-V7-i-iv64-i
Dominique who is in my Basic Chord Workshop course writes that he struggles with chord resolutions:
"It just occurred to me that we (your students) have no means to check whether our homework is correct, be it homework you give in the Basic Chord Workshop or Prelude Improvisation Formula courses. My greatest difficulty in this course (BCW) is resolution. The only thing you talked about in the second lesson is to go to the nearest tonic chord. I know there is more to it than that but I cannot find a good website to explain resolutions, so I am coming to you for help. I have to know I am doing it correctly to be able to learn anything and be able to perform well as a result. Thank you."
To help my Basic Chord Workshop students who struggle with chord resolutions in different keys, I created some special bonus trainings of Dominant, Subdominant, Diminished, Augmented, and Dominant seventh chords and their inversions with resolutions in all keys. Of course all the videos can be played at half speed for further clarity.
Ausra's harmony exercise:
Chord progression in B minor: i-iv-ii65-V42-i6-V43-i
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Drs. Vidas Pinkevicius and Ausra Motuzaite-Pinkeviciene
Organists of Vilnius University , creators of Secrets of Organ Playing.
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