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A good example is used by Bill Evans on So What: Bill used the kind of chords you mentioned, while adding a third at the end. The theorists have categorized these kind of chords as ...


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while triad-based chords imply specific harmonies, quartal chords are more generic and basically don't imply specific harmony in the key you're in, which means you can use them pretty much anyplace and in lieu of regular chord progressions. Quartals are more vague so they fit in a wide variety of situations. Quartals can also be thought of as voicings for ...


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You want to google "auto accompainment software". People seem to dig this: http://www.digibandapp.com/ Also: http://www.1manband.nl/ If you want something more advanced and beyond what your Ketron does, you may want to try out Ableton Live and the like: https://www.ableton.com/en/trial/ As the name suggest, it is a live performance-oriented DAW that ...


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You can either use them as "sounds" in a more impressionistic way if you play a modal piece (just like on the whole "Kind of Blue" album mentioned in Shevliaskovic's answer). But if you want to play them in "the context of an existing harmony", assuming you mean standard harmony based on thirds, then you can try to figure out how those quartal chords are ...


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A 20 year old hardware Midi expander/arranger (Ketron MS40 is what I use, but there is a lot of different ones around) will be so much less painful than what you can make Linux software do that it isn't funny. Hydrogen is a reasonably workable drum arranger/sequencer readily available on Linux. It works directly via PCM so you avoid the lousy sample ...



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