I'm toying around with an idea, but at the same time trying to see where it lands when thrown at music theory.
I rather enjoyed
Gm, A, Dm/A as the basis and looked up the key. The only thing that seemed to fit was D Harmonic Minor.
Based on this, it appears that my progression would be
iv-V-i. The problem I am running into is that the only thing I can seem to resolve it with is re-using
iv leaving me with a
This sounds fine by itself, but when I loop it in half notes to just sit and take it in, it begins to feel odd hearing the
Gm repeat. Obviously just those chords won't be the song, but I played around with different version of
Gm to use for the end of the progression and it seemed worse than just using the
So I guess my two (sorry about that) simple questions are this:
- Is there a better chord to substitute the last
ivwith? I spent hours looking at different progressions for modes and major/minor, but with this being harmonic minor it threw me off when trying to see what naturally wants to resolve back to
ivand I couldn't find much. The standard major and minor (I guess Ionian and Aeolian?) seem to have charts for days for what chords likes to lead into what, but I couldn't find anything for harmonic minors.
- Do I even need to go back to
iv? Like I said, it feels like it wants to, but I guess that would happen naturally when I start the progression again and I guess if/when I feel it necessary, I could just end with the