Stardust 16 Bar Introduction Tutorial
This is a 2 part lesson on “Stardust” by Hoagy Carmichael. The tune is 48 bars long including the 16 bar introduction. From bar 17 onwards, the tune then follows an ABAC form.
In part 1 of this lesson we are going to arrange the introduction and set the mood for the rest of the arrangement. The intro is quite simple harmonically and so we will add things like upper structures and tritone subs to create more interesting harmonic movement.
In part 2 we will then create a full arrangement incorporating some more advanced chords and voicings.