Finding chords for a melody

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Re: Finding chords for a melody

Post by gabgar » Sun Sep 22, 2019 7:29 pm

As a proof of concept, here's a Logic Pro X script I'm working on that harmonizes a melody with chords.

One of the key/scales for this melody is E Altered.
https://www.youtube.com/embed/Eo22Xulidxo

One of the key/scales for this melody is C Lydian b3.
https://www.youtube.com/embed/w_73zMIrAjQ

The chords I used as the 1-3-5 chord formula, but there's other chord formulas Ihat I looking into adding to this Logic Pro X scripter I'm working on.

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Re: Finding chords for a melody

Post by gabgar » Sun Sep 22, 2019 9:24 pm

This started off as a harmonize a melody, but then I kept the chord progression and deleted the original melody.
Then I created the piano and bass parts and finally added a new melody in the form of the studio trumpet.
https://www.youtube.com/embed/75HCDWeN1fQ

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Re: Finding chords for a melody

Post by gabgar » Sun Sep 22, 2019 11:46 pm

Now while the original melody is being harmonized, the original melody isn't playing because I applied an Omnisphere ARP to the preset that the original melody is playing thru.

https://www.youtube.com/embed/1xnGU87goo0

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Re: Finding chords for a melody

Post by gabgar » Tue Sep 24, 2019 8:20 am

I show here how to setup Logic Pro X as a Modular Synthesizer
https://www.logicprohelp.com/forum/view ... 5&t=141456

Now with this script I'm working on, I can apply chords at chord positions to the play along with the single notes being generated by the Logic Pro X Modulator MIDI-FX plug-in

https://www.youtube.com/embed/j3QrPSmOdq0

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Re: Finding chords for a melody

Post by gabgar » Tue Sep 24, 2019 10:21 am

Wow, even an ambient generator/player.
https://www.youtube.com/embed/xNT81JSHzUE

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Re: Finding chords for a melody

Post by gabgar » Tue Sep 24, 2019 1:15 pm

Harmonize an improvisation melody.

Using ThumbJam on my iPod, I created this melody then using my script, I harmonized using an Omnisphere ARP preset.

https://www.youtube.com/embed/4tJEWdqIs60

The hardest thing about this whole process was trying to choose which ARP preset to use from Omnisphere. :o

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Re: Finding chords for a melody

Post by gabgar » Tue Oct 01, 2019 9:42 pm

This shows previewing on different scales and as many keys as the melody is in that particular scale.
So now I can choose chords from different key/scales, same concept as model interchange.

Working on this script to include chord formulas other than the 1-3-5 chord formula.
https://www.youtube.com/embed/3iSnPHiY26s

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Re: Finding chords for a melody

Post by gabgar » Thu Oct 03, 2019 8:01 am

Using my existing Modular Synth scripts I wrote, I applied my PlayNextChord script.

What I actually show is the steps in which we as musicians improvise in playing music.

As a side note, this is a form of Generative Music. :mrgreen:

https://www.youtube.com/embed/5CVVxI0GR98

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Re: Finding chords for a melody

Post by gabgar » Mon Oct 07, 2019 7:00 pm

This is a demo using my generative music scripts but also using my melody to chord script.
https://www.youtube.com/embed/Uuj2sfWRmRU

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Re: Finding chords for a melody

Post by gabgar » Tue Oct 08, 2019 12:16 am

Testing out my updated script.
In this instance, I MIDI recorded the harmonize chords and then played a piano part based on the MIDI recorded chord progression.

https://www.youtube.com/embed/wykoRha9hG8

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