• Ask Dr. Pokey: “What Is Tonal Music?”

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    This introductory lesson on tonal music will show you step-by-step what the concept of key and tonality is all about.

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    Exposed: Four Categories Of Scale Tone Seventh Chords In The Major Key

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    Learn about the categories of scale tone chords in the major key and how chord qualities can be assigned using the knowledge of these categories.

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    Explained: The Relationship Between The 1-chord and The 4-chord In Structure And Function

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    Discover the relationship between the 1-chord and the 4-chord. Learn how to turn the 1-chord into a 4-chord and vice-versa in this lesson.

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    Revealed: The Minor Chord Idea Transposition For ALL Musicians

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    The minor chord idea transposition is a universal concept every musician must not be without. “Permit Me To Tell You Why…” Most music styles across classical and popular music have one thing in common and that is the concept of key and quality. You already know that the key of C major in Jazz is […]

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    Chord Voicing: The A & B Voicings Of Right Hand “Skeletons” In Octave Position

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    Discover the secret to the formation of right hand skeletons in octave position in this lesson.

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    Introduction To Chord-Based Idea Transposition In The Major Key

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    This introductory lesson on the concept of idea transposition in the major key will take your understanding of the major key to another dimension.

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    Idea Substitution 301: The Substitution Of Dominant Seventh Chord Ideas

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    Learn (step-by-step in this lesson) how the substitution of dominant seventh chord ideas work.

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