Harmony #6 – My Ship A

An excellent analysis of My Ship can be found online already. In the following harmonic analysis of the first A section of My Ship, I have categorized the functions of each chord to show how, and maybe why, Gil has inserted all the wonderful new chords into what is otherwise a simple starting harmony. As … Continue reading Harmony #6 – My Ship A

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Harmony #5 – Boplicity Shout Chorus

This post is a continuation of some earlier posts about the ensemble harmonies in Boplicity. Check out them out here and here. An interesting feature of this section (like the part before it) is that it is entirely new to the piece. The shout chorus does resemble some parts from the original harmony in the … Continue reading Harmony #5 – Boplicity Shout Chorus