“Carmel” Composition Breakdown
In this lesson Jovino explains the creative process behind his composition “Carmel” which is a Baião in the key of Bb Major and was composed in the city of Camel in California.
The Baião Bass Line & Melody
A characteristic feature of the Baião is the distinctive left hand bass line. The entire A Part of the tune is a pedal point over a Bb bass.
The melody of the A Part is composed in the key of D Minor which is the relative minor of Bb Major. One of the characteristic notes of Jovino’s melody is the E Natural which is the #11 of the Bb bass note.
“Carmel” Lead Sheet File Type: pdf
Brazilian Piano Styles Workbook File Type: pdf