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Applied Harmony & Theory

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Applied Harmony & Theory refers to the specific way in which musical components like scales & modes, arpeggios, and chord forms are played and utilized on the bass guitar. These lessons relate music theory concepts directly to the fingerboard and present strategies and exercises for making practical use of these concepts in performance settings. This competency essentially takes the ‘math’ of music and applies it directly to the bass guitar environment.

AHT306: Major Scale Modal Fingerings: 3 Notes Per String - 5 String Bass

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This is a reference video that demonstrates the positions and fingerings for each of the major scale-derived modal forms played 3 notes per string. Forms presented are specifically applied to the 5 string bass.

Course Code: AHT306

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AHT307: Harmonized Arpeggio Forms: 7th Chords - 5 String Bass

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This is a reference video that demonstrates the positions and fingerings for each of the 7th chord arpeggio forms in the harmonization of the major scale. Forms presented are specifically applied to the 5 string bass.

Course Code: AHT307

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AHT308: 7th Chord Arpeggio Inversion Forms - 5 String Bass

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This is a reference video that demonstrates the positions and fingerings for each of the arpeggio inversions for maj7, min7, and dom7 chords. Forms presented are specifically applied to the 5 string bass.

Course Code: AHT308

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AHT309: Major Scale Modal Fingerings: 3 Notes Per String - 6 String Bass

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This is a reference video that demonstrates the positions and fingerings for each of the major scale-derived modal forms played 3 notes per string. Forms presented are specifically applied to the 6 string bass.

Course Code: AHT309

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AHT310: Harmonized Arpeggio Forms: 7th Chords - 6 String Bass

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This is a reference video that demonstrates the positions and fingerings for each of the 7th chord arpeggio forms in the harmonization of the major scale. Forms presented are specifically applied to the 6 string bass.

Course Code: AHT310

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AHT311: Melodic Minor Modal Fingerings: 3 Notes Per String - 4 String Bass

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This is a reference video that demonstrates the positions and fingerings for each of the melodic minor scale-derived modal forms played 3 notes per string. Forms presented are specifically applied to the 4 string bass.

Course Code: AHT311

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AHT312: Melodic Minor Modal Fingerings: 3 Notes Per String - 5 String Bass

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This is a reference video that demonstrates the positions and fingerings for each of the melodic minor scale-derived modal forms played 3 notes per string. Forms presented are specifically applied to the 5 string bass.

Course Code: AHT312

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AHT313: Melodic Minor Modal Fingerings: 3 Notes Per String - 6 String Bass

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This is a reference video that demonstrates the positions and fingerings for each of the melodic minor scale-derived modal forms played 3 notes per string. Forms presented are specifically applied to the 6 string bass.

Course Code: AHT313

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