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Quartal Harmony in Solos

Jens Larsen
http://www.jenslarsen.nl
Standard tuning

= 120
Example 1 - Bb Major in stacks of 4ths two sets of strings

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E-Gt

1

3
3
2

5
4
3

6
6
5

8
8
7

10
10
8

11
11
10

13
13
12

15
15
14

3
2
1

4
3
3

6
5
5

8
7
7

10
8
8

11
10
10

13
12
12

15
14
13

Example 2 - Bb Major scale position in diatonic stacks of 4ths
5

6

6

7
8

8

8
10

10

10

6

7

7
8

8

8

10

10

10

7

7

8
8

8

10
10

10

11

7

8

8
8

10

10

10

11

11

Example 3 - F#m Melodic/ F altered in stacks of 4ths two sets of strings

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10

2
2
1

4
4
2

5
6
4

7
7
6

9
9
8

11
10
10

Cm7

13
12
11

14
14
13

2
1
1

4
2
3

6
4
4

7
6
6

F7alt

9
8
7

10
10
9

12
11
11

14
13
13

B maj7

14

6

5

7

5

5

6

4

5

4

6

4

7

9
7

8

9

10

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Cm7 F7alt B maj7 18 8 8 8 7 8 8 10 8 9 Cm7 10 9 7 6 6 7 9 F7alt 8 B maj7 22 6 5 8 7 5 6 6 8 Cm7 9 8 9 9 7 7 6 7 F7alt 6 B maj7 26 3 6 5 3 7 5 5 5 6 6 6 8 7 9 7 5 8 2/2 .