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Chopin – Prelude Op. 28 No. 3

Chopin – Prelude Op. 28 No. 3

For the first few Preludes of his cycle at least, Chopin follows a pattern where ordered pieces in the major keys alternate with chaotic and harmonically unstable explorations of the minor keys. By the way, if you haven’t read them, I suggest you check out my analysis...

Chopin – Prelude Op. 28 No. 1

Chopin – Prelude Op. 28 No. 1

Welcome to The Rest is Harmony, a new music analysis blog run by Georges Dimitrov, composer and theorist, currently a faculty member of the Department of Music at Concordia University, in Montreal. Why this blog? The idea came first out of a passion for musical...

The Rest is Harmony is a music analysis blog run by Georges Dimitrov, composer and theorist, currently a faculty member of the Department of Music at Concordia University, in Montreal.

For information on the theoretical approach and the conventions used on the blog, check out the Methodology page.

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