Creating Musical Energy by Manipulating the Tonic Chord

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How Upward and Downward Motion Creates Song Energy

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Creating Musical Momentum Keeps Listeners Listening

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Creating a Song Melody With No Climactic Moment

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How to Successfully Join a Verse and Chorus

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Curing the Problem of Too Much Tonic Chord

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