By Ausra Motuzaite-Pinkeviciene (get free updates of new posts here)
Yesterday I was teaching my Harmony for 10th graders class and this one student struggled with passing and neighboring 64 chords.
Then assignment was to harmonize a simple 8 measure melody in the soprano with 4 part harmony using root position, 1st inversion tonic, subdominant and the dominant chords as well as tonic and subdominant neighbor 64 chords and tonic and dominant passing 64 chords.
I always joke that these 64 chords are the first thing they can use even being relatively inexperienced with harmony to make an impression of advanced and beautiful chord progressions.
Enjoy the video I made about them.
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