[Harp-L] 6 draw flatted
Sat Jul 9 18:23:21 EDT 2016
Breaking a rule that you know is art. Breaking a rule that you don’t know is ignorance.
> On Jul 9, 2016, at 4:41 AM, Randy Redington <rwredington at xxxxx> wrote:
> I've been told that music theory is a suggestion... kinda like the speed
> limit in Arizona. Lol!
> Breaking the rules is part of the game.
> Listen to some Beach Boys music.
> Randy Redington
> *Sent from my Verizon Wireless 4G LTE smartphone
> On Jul 8, 2016 6:29 PM, <jim.alciere at xxxxx> wrote:
> Music theory question. I wrote the chords to this song on the piano--that's
> the logical, music theory part of my brain. I then wrote a melody on the
> harmonica, which knows nothing about music theory. Disdains it, really.
> So the chorus, in the key of E, starts on an F, then F#, then F, then F#.
> For some reason the harmonica thought this was perfectly fine to play over
> an E chord. Is there any logic to this? Then I alternate between a D and a
> B and I'm doing that over a D chord. It sounds okay, but why?
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