Some of you might recall that retrograde in music involves taking a music figure and playing in backwards. Usually, this is done with a melodic line, but we can use it with harmony and get some interesting progressions!
Take a look at these two phrases below and their harmony:
Play the piece how it is above first. Now: try the retrograde option below:
You will hear that the resolutions are unexpected – which can work to your advantage or not.
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