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|Section 1: Introduction: Harmony & Chord Progressions|
Introduction to the Course + Download ResourcesPreview
|Section 2: Western Harmony Basics Part 1|
Overview and Definition of a ChordPreview
Example: Chords vs. Melodies - Its all about the Instruments!
What is a Scale? C Major Scale
Triads - Thirds & Fifths, Minor vs Major, Being in "Key"
|Section 3: Western Harmony Basics Part 2|
The Diatonic Chords of C Major
Roman Numerals and Scale Degrees
The Natural Minor Scale
Relative Minor, Circle of Fifths
|Section 4: Types of Chords|
In this video, we are going further into detail with added tone chords. They can help you add some interesting coloring into your chord progressions.
Example: Sus Chords
|Section 5: Chord Progressions|
Example: Chord Substitution
What makes a "good" Chord Progression?Preview
Analysis of a "good" Chord Progression
Parallel Minor - Chord Borrowing
Parallel Major/Minor Scales - More Chord Borrowing
Diatonic Passing Chords
Chromatic Passing Chords
|Section 6: Practicals: Chord "Magic"|
Chord Magic (1) - Analysis and Examples
Chord Magic (2) - Analysis and Examples
Chord Magic - Sound 1 - Deep Sounds
Chord Magic - Sound 2 - Ballad Hello
Chord Magic - Sound 3 - Plucks
Chord Magic - Sound 4 - Happy Tropic
|Section 7: Bonus Videos - Chords Writing Sessions|
Writing a Melody with the C Major Scale (Francois)
Writing a EDM-ish Melody with the A-Minor Scale (Francois)
Creating an EDM Chord Progression and Melody (Tom)
Writing Future Bass Chords (Tom)
Writing a Tropical House Chord Progression and Melody (Tom)
Writing a Progressive House Chord Progression and Melody (Tom)
|Section 8: Acknowledgements & Thank You|
Acknowledgements & Thank You
I'm Francois, music producer from Germany with an insatiable passion for sound design, audio engineering and electronic music production. I've already released tracks on labels such as Universal Music, Parquet Recordings, Portrait Digital Recordings, Somatic Sense, Jannowitz Records and others. Since I like exploring new ways of working and acquiring new skills, I decided to share some of my knowledge and skills here on Udemy. Together with my friend Tom, I'm running a music production & sound design channel and website called "Production Music Live".
Hi, my name is Thomas. I'm a music producer from Germany with an insatiable passion for audio engineering, mixing, mastering, electronic music production and sound design. Ever since I started making music i'm very interested in the theoretical and technical part of music production. Together with my friend Francois, I'm running a music production & sound design channel and website called "Production Music Live".