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> Explaining Harmony Leads
post Jun 28 2006, 06:41 PM
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Is there a simple explaination of how to play harmony leads? For example, if I were playing a pentatonic minor scale starting at a root note and wanted to play thirds, would I just count three steps up from that root note and start my harmony lead there? Would I simply duplicate that pentatonic lead by playing each note three steps up?

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post Jun 29 2006, 08:52 AM
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Definately! What you said is 100 % true.

Keyboard players have a hard time playing harmonies - while guitarists only have to move the scale shape up/down on the neck, couldn't be easier! biggrin.gif

For a whacky sound, try minor seconds (one step up) or flat fifths (6 step up).

For a strong, nice sound, try fourths (five steps up) or fifths (seven steps up).


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