The Music Theory of Concluding Pieces

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last posted March 15, 2016, 5:18 p.m.

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Another friend, more musically-trained than myself, suggested perhaps songs whose melodies never veer far from the melodic root

The example I had just played for him, if I remember correctly, was Dirty Work by Steely Dan -- used as the closing music to some episodes of the Longform podcast.

2 later thoughts