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'In the style of' Andy McKee - Part 3

Rick Graham 210 lessons

Here we have the main melody of the piece.

Notice how the tonality has changed from D min to D maj. I feel this has a very uplifting but subtle feel which I like a lot.

A key element of playing pieces like this with this kind of tuning is to let all of the notes bleed into each other wherever possible. It gives a much more resonant sound so pay close attention to that element at all times.

I have chosen not to incorporate the percussive effect during every bar as I felt it didn't require the effect at certain points. I think that the ear of the listener tends to hear those parts anyway even if they are not actually there.

On the repeat the only bar which is not the same is bar 28 so don't miss that one out!

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