Podcast #10 - Suspense

podcast Nov 06, 2020

The feeling of... suspense.

It's early in the morning on November 4th, the day after the U.S. election. And there's a feeling of suspense in the air all over the world. Here in Nova Scotia, Canada, we feel it too. What is that feeling of suspense? When do we feel that in music? And how does the ukulele bring out these emotions?
 
In this episode:
  • What is a sus chord?
  • A chord-melody workaround for those times when the melody note isn't in the chord
  • C6 vs Am7 in St. James Infirmary Blues: a chord controversy?

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