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Old Dec 10, 2012, 09:35 AM
Manolito Mystiq Manolito Mystiq is offline
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Then I have another one.

Take a basic progression in major:

IV | III | II | I
IV | (II V7)→ | II | V7

In F, that makes:

Spice it up by adding diatonic 6ths:

Spice it up even more by adding 7ths to every chord that doesn’t have one and alter the subdominant cadence:

Make a melodic motif of hitting the 7th, the 6th, and a tone leading to the 6th:

Looks familiar? Why, it is Fairy’s Fountain Theme (a.k.a. Menu Select, The Goddess Appears, and Beginning of the Journey).

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