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Nat King Cole
Nathaniel Adams Coles (March 17, 1919 – February 15, 1965), known professionally as Nat King Cole, was an American singer who first came to prominence as a leading jazz pianist. He was widely noted for his soft baritone voice, ...
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... Ciampa briefly discusses improvisation and voice-leading for organ players. ...
... Jazz musicians can have a difficult time understanding effective voice-leading from chord to chord ... because it involves many different musical concepts. Various examples of voice-led harmonic ...
Voice Leading
Acoustic Guitar (2002) Vol. 12, No. 8, pp. 102, 104-105
... Instructs on the use of "voice leading" to link each note in a chord with a corresponding note in ...
... Offers instruction for guitarists on voice leading which means paying attention to how each note ... in a chord moves to the next chord's notes. Includes several examples of musical notation to practice voice leading on different chord progressions. ...
... Schoenberg, Wagner, Webern and considers three particular species of voice leading as regards presets ... : maximally close, downshift and upshift voice leading. Explains the differences between these three ... Provides an extensive and highly technical examination of the use of voice leanings in music by ...
... Two ways to model distance (or inverse similarity) between chord types, one based on voice leading ... content. The first section of the article shows how to find the minimal voice leading between chord ... types or set-classes. The second uses voice leading to approximate the results of Quinn's Fourier ...
... understanding and recognizing the independent voices in a short triad progression. Provides a list of directions for voice leading. ...
Irregular resolutions of one dominant seventh into another
Eunomios (2011)

The article defines and illustrates three common types of root motion when dominant sevenths resolve into one another producing similar voice leading.

... resolve into one another producing similar voice leading. ...
Otello
Romantic opera from 1887

Otello (Italian pronunciation: [oˈtɛllo]) is an opera in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi to an Italian libretto by Arrigo Boito, based on Shakespeare's play Othello. It was Verdi's penultimate opera, and was first performed at the Teatro alla Scala, Milan, ...

Birdcage Flights: A Perspective on Inter-Cardinality Voice Leading
Music Theory Online (2009) Vol. 15, pp. np

This study explores connections between trichords and tetrachords from a voice-leading perspective. It begins with a definition of a voice-leading relation that draws from the work of Callender, Douthett, and Steinbach and uses a matrix to account for parsimonious voice ...

... This study explores connections between trichords and tetrachords from a voice-leading perspective ... . It begins with a definition of a voice-leading relation that draws from the work of Callender ... , Douthett, and Steinbach and uses a matrix to account for parsimonious voice leading. Given specific ...
... helping drummers understand chord voicings. Discusses voice leading, the melodic lead, and shell voicings. Includes a chart and musical examples. ...
Mapping Voice Leading from Four through Forty Voices: A Tool for Pedagogy
Journal of Music Theory Pedagogy (2009) Vol. 23, pp. 3-38

This article describes a tool for exploring voice-leading options in pre-tonal and tonal harmonic contexts: the "voice-leading map." Like many tools, voice-leading maps may be adapted for a number of different uses and applied to a variety of materials. In ...

... This article describes a tool for exploring voice-leading options in pre-tonal and tonal harmonic ... contexts: the "voice-leading map." Like many tools, voice-leading maps may be adapted for a number of ... Palestrina and a 40-voice example by Tallis. This article describes a tool for exploring voice-leading ...
... Voice leading, the art of moving from one chord not to the next, for keyboardists, is explored. Musical notation is included. ...
... diminished scale. Examples of tritones and voice leading based on diminished scales are presented and discussed. ...
... from members of interval cycles, reflecting what might be called "harmonic quality." Voice-Leading ... spaces, generalized by Clifton Callender, Dmitri Tymoczko, and Quinn, illustrate voice-leading ... associating voice leading with motion through Fourier space. Voice-leading displacements of each of the ...
Exploring Tetrachordal Voice-Leading Spaces Within and Around the MORRIS Constellation
Music Theory Online (2011) Vol. 17, pp. 1-21

Building on the work of Stephen Soderberg, Julian Hook, Robert Morris, and others, this article explores a wide variety of voice-leading transformations involving set types 4-27[0258], 4-18[0147], 4-13[0136], and 4-12[0236]. It considers tetrachordal connections between any two members of the ...

... explores a wide variety of voice-leading transformations involving set types 4-27[0258], 4-18[0147], 4 ... control over the content of individual voices by constructing voice-leading spaces that involve a ... limited number of voice-leading transformations and rules for concatenating the transformations ...
... A common driver to chord relationships is "voice-leading harmony." The best way to picture how it ... principles of voice leading is that it frees musicians from needing to strictly adhere to the constraints ... of functional harmony. As long as two chords each have even a single "voice" that is a half step ...
Killer Comping
Guitar Player (2001) Vol. 35, No. 11, pp. 146
... Instructs on how to give blues comping new momentum by using smooth voice leading and a strong harmonic vocabulary. Provides practice exercises. ...
... -centric thinking about music. Discusses voice leading, open voicings, part movement, and motivic development. Includes musical examples. ...