Moon River Harmonic Analysis
In this lesson we conduct a harmonic analysis of the tune Moon River to understand how each chord functions in relation to the key of C Major.
After studying the previous 2 lessons in this course we now have an understanding of common voicings and progressions in the key of C Major and we will use this information to gain a deeper understanding of the harmony in Moon River.
We will identify the common progressions such as 251 and 36251s which help us to group together multiple bars into easy-to-remember chunks of harmonic information.
We will also analyse progressions built around the diatonic 7th chords of C major, for example 251 to the relative minor, 251s to the IV chord and other common harmonic cadences.