Re: Functional Harmony -- Meaning and Mechanism
- View Source--- Mike Battaglia <battaglia01@...> wrote:
>> OMG, apparently there's a name for thisYeah, guess my excitement was premature.
>> I wonder if Erv named his concept after it?!?!
> This just looks like parallel harmony
> Omar Hakim wrote this, and apparently at the time the chords were
> pretty ordinary. So Wayne Shorter and Joe Zawinul took it apart and
> reharmonized it, and the above is the result. This is definitely
> modal, but it's functional. Not a lot of use of parallel harmony
> PS: another thing I forgot - here's another modal passage fromYep, that's a good 'un. -Carl
> the Rite of Spring:
- View SourceOn Tue, May 17, 2011 at 3:39 PM, Carl Lumma <carl@...> wrote:
>This was joke!
> --- Mike Battaglia <battaglia01@...> wrote:
> > > It sounds more major to me than neutral. Like really out
> > > of tune major. I've never liked it.
> > I really like it too.
> Gene and I are saying we DON'T like it.
> > Anyway, I think that that's significant, and I wouldn'tEr, yes, I did. I'm on a losing streak nowadays.
> > imagine there's a person on this list who hears that piece
> > as major.
> I'm saying I hear it as (really out of tune) major. Did
> you forget a negative?