Musicarta Pentatonics Workbook

Pentatonic Blues in Two Keys
Part Four

Now for the 'countermelody' material - the little 'answering' melodies in between the main right hand melody phrases.

Watch/listen to the full performance again. The countermelody phrases are indicated in this video.


The counter-melody material in E minor

In the full performance version of the Blues in Two Keys, you repeat the first E minor strain, and that's where the counter-melody material first appears.

Here's the first example.


Here's the second example.


The counter-melody material in A minor

Similar, but not the same...


The final E minor strain

Again, there are usually small 'tweaks' when something comes round a second time.


The full performance

And here's your full and final version, with the manuscript (music) overlaid.



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