It's been awhile since I last posted anything NEW, so I thought I would
take some time off of my arranging jobs and play around a bit.
Tranquility Interrupted has an AB-AB-Coda form. My immediate objective
was to write a melody that used the SAME chordal structure over a period
of more than one measure. Possibilities are unlimited, but most of my
previous music was constructed with abundant chord changes so I wanted
to write something different.
I feel the name is fairly applicable because the "A" section is very FLOWING,
(hence, tranquility) while the "B" is a little more dissonant and ABRUPT (the
It was fun to do and I learned a few things, so my time wasn't wasted...lol