In this third episode, my son, Louis helps me show how to find the third or the "mi" to start recognizing where to begin making up your own harmony. Try to put yourself in his spot and predict the notes he sings before he sings them...and then we leave room for you at the end for you to sing a note on your own, in three part harmony with us!
Ever wish you could sing a nice harmony along with someone? Where do you start? You start right here, with this simple concept of the common tone.
This is the second lesson in my harmony series. In this lesson, we learn a more complicated harmony, using the old song, You Are My Sunshine.
Using the recorded tracks, we take a popular Beach Boys song and learn the harmony part for it, and practice it together in this video. This is the first of many harmony videos that will employ the same format. I hope you like it!
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Are you ever fooled by a harmony that has so much strength and power, you think it's really the melody? Let's look at examples by some of the greatest harmony writers in rock and pop and discover deeper truths about the meaning of "melody."