Topic: Substitute Dominant Chords & Harmonic Minor Scale

Hey Guys

This week I'm taking a look at basically a Harmonic Tool known as secondary dominant chords, I don't think it's something I've heard allot of with regards to theory and guitar playing, but its such a useful tool to bring some different sounds into your playing or composing, it gives you some more colour and variation by introducing temporary key changes.

Very closely linked to this is the Harmonic Minor scale which could be speculated was in fact created purely for this purpose, when secondary dominant chords resolve to minor keys.

See this link for my video to see what I mean:

Let me know what you think or if you have any questions.

Thanks and all the best.


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