Sequences are groups of notes that use the same pattern.
many possibilities. They can be diatonic
Diatonic sequences use scale
sequences might use
different intervals in each group of notes.
use any note.
the same intervals from one group to the next.
Use the sequencing chart
scale is a minor
scale 1, 2, b3, 4, 5, b6, b7
, major minor
the note you want with a black circle
line with a
circle represents one note.
Follow the pattern and the scale.
uses a four note pattern.
Separate each pattern set.
pattern is the same but the intervals
Set 1 = 1 2 b3 4
Set 2 = 1 b2 b3 4
Set two starts on the 2nd interval of the scale. You can use any starting interval.
commonly use 3 or 4 note pattern sets
notes = probably triplets
notes = probably 16th notes
can use any
number of notes in a pattern set.
This shows the sequencing chart
the interval pattern exactly.
Don't follow the scale exactly.
the first pattern set are 1 b3 5 b6
in the second set
are the same.
2 starts a 4th up.
alternative marking system.
The numbers represent:
of the notes
of lines in each shape.
to write variations
is the same pattern
in both charts:
click "save picture as" and print
For every sequence, click here. Legendary resource.