Tag: Johann Pachelbel

  • Where Have All the V Chords Gone? The Decline of ‘Functional’ Harmony in Pop

    Where Have All the V Chords Gone? The Decline of ‘Functional’ Harmony in Pop

    + Welcome to Soundfly! We help curious musicians meet their goals with creative online courses. Whatever you want to learn, whenever you need to learn it. Subscribe now to start learning on the ’Fly. So there I was, doing research on topics such as “summer 2017 songwriting trends,” when it hit me. You guys, this is getting ridiculous — where did […]

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  • Quick Tracks Nº 1: Write a Short Canon

    Quick Tracks Nº 1: Write a Short Canon

    Welcome to our new series, Quick Tracks! Every other week, we’ll send you another short composition, performance, or production challenge to help you up your musicianship. We’d love to hear your responses! You can email us, leave a comment, or post to social media with the hashtag #quicktracks and tag us @learntosoundfly. Good luck!  Here at Soundfly, […]

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  • Remember the Rounds We Sang as Kids? They’re Actually ‘Canons,’ and Canons are Awesome

    Remember the Rounds We Sang as Kids? They’re Actually ‘Canons,’ and Canons are Awesome

    + Welcome to Soundfly! We help curious musicians meet their goals with creative online courses. Whatever you want to learn, whenever you need to learn it. Subscribe now to start learning on the ’Fly. A canon (or round) is a single melody line that provides a counterpoint to itself. Canons can, at times, feel lighthearted and happy go lucky (“Row, Row, Row […]

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