Natural/Harmonic Minor Diatonic Chords, Hybrid Minor Diatonic Chords (Borrowed), Melodic Minor
In this episode of Music Mechanics, we delve deeper into the minor scales with a comparison of the natural and harmonic minor diatonic chord formulas. We’ll also introduce the hybrid minor diatonic chord formula, borrowed chords, and the melodic minor scale, exploring Bach’s Prelude #10 in Em from “The Well-Tempered Clavier: Book 1” to illustrate the historical use of the ascending as well as descending melodic minor scale.
Music tracks featured in this episode are from Loren Pickford’s album “Dancing in the Spirit Fires” and can be found at this link.
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