Bach's chorales always have four voice, each with their own melodic line, creating a rich harmonic progression
when played together.
This technique enabled me to use chords from both modes of the E minor and E major keys to enrich the harmonic progression
. As for bars five, six, seven, eight, and nine, I constructed the chords' voicing in a parallel motion following the E Lydian mode (16).
Is not Beethoven's dominant-to-tonic harmonic progression
the same as that used by countless of his contemporaries?
Two Bach chorale preludes were well contrasted, "O Mensch, bewein dein Sunde gross" ruminatively displaying Trotter's feel for harmonic progression
, "O Lamm Gottes, unschuldig" fluid and well-layered.
Here I focus just on the harmonic progression
, not the method of technical progression.
Berg pushes everything together so that rather than having time for a harmonic progression
to develop, it takes place in one bar." With atonal works, he says, extra preparation is key.
The song examples are presented first as a written melody, then written with chord and harmonic progression
The fascination in the piece was the slow movement, a merging of chaconnes - pieces built on the same harmonic progression
-except there were several moving at once, which kept listeners busy.
This is a hallmark of Higdon's music, who like many postmodernists of her generation (Michael Torke and Christopher Theofanidis come to mind) place more emphasis on timbre and rhythm than on thematic development and harmonic progression
It operates as a structuring motif threading together the three novels in the trilogy, as it allows for harmonic progression
between calls and responses, or calls and silences, in the text.
As conceptually prior, the harmonic progression
thus also curiously recedes from earshot while the manner of its unfolding comes forward.
A second example of useless botching appears in bars 189-93 of the third movement, where the original presents no problems whatever, while the editor has transformed it into an impossible harmonic progression