Broken Diminished-7th Chords

Broken Diminished-7th Chords

Broken Diminished-7th Chords

Approximately 17 minutes

A beloved figure of classical composers is the descending broken diminished-7th chord. John Bloomfield will use examples from the music of Mozart, Haydn, and Beethoven to show how to negotiate this type of passage. Topics covered include:

- Fingering
- Black/white key combinations
- Forearm rotation
- Using lateral motion effectively
- Shaping


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