Blue Notes and Sad Chords: Color Coded Harmony in the Beatles 27 Number 1 Hits Brian Hebert

Blue Notes and Sad Chords: Color Coded Harmony in the Beatles 27 Number 1 Hits

Author: Brian Hebert
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Book Title
Blue Notes and Sad Chords: Color Coded Harmony in the Beatles 27 Number 1 Hits
Author
Brian Hebert
ISBN
9780692104798
This companion volume to the 27 chart topping hits found on the Beatles 1 CD allows you to see, through beautifully rendered and vividly colored Song Maps, how the Four Lads from Liverpool arranged their music, and especially, their brilliant vocal harmonies. Along with each song map are detailed descriptions of the song, back stories, recording and release dates, charting, what was going on in the Beatles' lives, as well as the author's personal reflections and memories.An additional Chord Palettes section uses the idea of an artist's colorful palette applied to sets of chords, to show how the Beatles combined different genres, namely bluesy rock n roll and sentimental pop, in the same songs. Whether you're a long-time baby boomer Beatles fan, a younger newcomer, or somewhere in between, this book will give you an entirely new appreciation for the most amazing band ever.While many books on the Beatles' music are geared towards professionals, this book is for fans and musicians with little or no formal understanding of music theory. By using simple explanations and colorful diagrams and graphics, the basics of harmony and chords are made easy to understand.Also covered: How the Beatles and their music changed over time, their roots in Liverpool's Mersey Beat and in the rich mixture of black and white elements in American popular music, the Beatles and the Rolling Stones, the British Invasion, and more. Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Brian HebertPublisher: Scribekey, LLCPublished: 05/25/2018ISBN: 9780692104798Pages: 254Weight: 1.51lbsSize: 10.00h x 8.00w x 0.69d

This companion volume to the 27 chart topping hits found on the Beatles 1 CD allows you to see, through beautifully rendered and vividly colored Song Maps, how the Four Lads from Liverpool arranged their music, and especially, their brilliant vocal harmonies.

Along with each song map are detailed descriptions of the song, back stories, recording and release dates, charting, what was going on in the Beatles' lives, as well as the author's personal reflections and memories.

An additional Chord Palettes section uses the idea of an artist's colorful palette applied to sets of chords, to show how the Beatles combined different genres, namely bluesy rock n roll and sentimental pop, in the same songs.

Whether you're a long-time baby boomer Beatles fan, a younger newcomer, or somewhere in between, this book will give you an entirely new appreciation for the most amazing band ever.

While many books on the Beatles' music are geared towards professionals, this book is for fans and musicians with little or no formal understanding of music theory. By using simple explanations and colorful diagrams and graphics, the basics of harmony and chords are made easy to understand.

Also covered: How the Beatles and their music changed over time, their roots in Liverpool's Mersey Beat and in the rich mixture of black and white elements in American popular music, the Beatles and the Rolling Stones, the British Invasion, and more.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Brian Hebert
Publisher: Scribekey, LLC
Published: 05/25/2018
ISBN: 9780692104798
Pages: 254
Weight: 1.51lbs
Size: 10.00h x 8.00w x 0.69d

This companion volume to the 27 chart topping hits found on the Beatles 1 CD allows you to see, through beautifully rendered and vividly colored Song Maps, how the Four Lads from Liverpool arranged their music, and especially, their brilliant vocal harmonies.

Along with each song map are detailed descriptions of the song, back stories, recording and release dates, charting, what was going on in the Beatles' lives, as well as the author's personal reflections and memories.

An additional Chord Palettes section uses the idea of an artist's colorful palette applied to sets of chords, to show how the Beatles combined different genres, namely bluesy rock n roll and sentimental pop, in the same songs.

Whether you're a long-time baby boomer Beatles fan, a younger newcomer, or somewhere in between, this book will give you an entirely new appreciation for the most amazing band ever.

While many books on the Beatles' music are geared towards professionals, this book is for fans and musicians with little or no formal understanding of music theory. By using simple explanations and colorful diagrams and graphics, the basics of harmony and chords are made easy to understand.

Also covered: How the Beatles and their music changed over time, their roots in Liverpool's Mersey Beat and in the rich mixture of black and white elements in American popular music, the Beatles and the Rolling Stones, the British Invasion, and more.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Brian Hebert
Publisher: Scribekey, LLC
Published: 05/25/2018
ISBN: 9780692104798
Pages: 254
Weight: 1.51lbs
Size: 10.00h x 8.00w x 0.69d