Chapter on major & minor pentatonic scale; pentatonic fills have a gliding feeling; practice playing over or through chord changes. Pentatonic scale is universal, appearing in almost all cultures–easy to sing.
Ways of connecting melody notes: approach, departure, encircling, & zigzag shapes; chains, fills, repeated, & stepwise connectors.
Added Seconds — adding a second to a triad (eg. C – D – E – G) – help to modernize and provide new color to old-sounding triads. They are used in almost all contemporary styles of music. They are useful in hymns too. Traditional harmonic progressions can remain the same – the change is not radical, but subtle. We examine added seconds without the third and with the third of major and minor triads.