Music of Note

There is a slow piano section in Rhapsody in Blue which I find very interesting. It is nothing but dominant chords. You remember what those are, right? This section of music has a bass line that descends chromatically (a half step at a time.) Also, the third section is the same as the first. ButContinue reading “Music of Note”

Half Way There…..

Even though there was a plethora of entertainment available online this morning (which is a pretty rare occurence these days) I decided to create music instead. Coming in at eight minutes and one second long, here is more of Rhapsody in Blue. And here is Leonard Bernstein playing it in 1976. Everyone, play along!