Altered modes, the specific case of the Bartok scale - Harmony Basics - Part 58
In the previous article we started studying two particular cases among altered modes. Remember that altered modes are those built from a scale that is not major. The two cases in question are the altered scale and the Bartok scale. After having explored the first one in the previous installment, today we'll study the second one.
Altered modes, the specific case of the altered scale - Harmony Basics - Part 57
In the last article, I introduced you to the modes of harmonic and melodic minor scales. Before we begin to study each of them, I invite you to discover two of them more in detail right now, namely the altered and the Bartok scale. Today we'll begin studying the first one.
Singing, or the art of performance - Part 1 - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 89
In this new installment of the chapter dedicated to vocal recording we will tackle the delicate issue of performance.
Introducing altered modes - Harmony Basics - Part 56
In the previous article we made a brief pause in the study of the characteristics of the different modes to introduce two particularly useful forms of writing in the modal system: the pedal and the ostinato.
Taking care of the singer - Part 2 - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 88
Second installment dedicated to the things to do to prepare better for a recording session. Once again, certain things I'll write here might seem statements of the obvious for some of you. That said, I'm the kind who thinks that if something goes without saying, it always goes better if you actually say it.
Pedal and ostinato in the modal system - Harmony Basics - Part 55
In the last couple of articles we started to see how modes work, especially considering their harmonic characteristics and the cadences which support them.
Modal cadences 2 - Harmony Basics - Part 54
In this article we'll continue on the same path as last week, reviewing the characteristic cadences of each mode.
Taking care of the singer - Part 1 - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 87
Today we'll see how you can look after the singer during a recording session. Do note that for the sake of simplification, whenever I write "singer" in this chapter I will be referring generically to any person who sings, raps, slams, etc.
Lighting accessories for musicians - Tools to play with lights when you are not a light technician
If you only have your talent and hard work to deliver a good concert, here are some nifty tools to help you make your gigs more visually appealing.
Modal cadences 1 - Harmony Basics - Part 53
There's probably not one single article in the first 45 articles of this series, which dealt essentially with the tonal system, where I didn't mention cadences.