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15th August 2005

alive3times4:37am: Polychords and hello
Hello, I'm Edward, I'm new here.

I have a question for you, fellow theorykids:
Does anybody find practical use for polychords?
If you're working in a diatonic context, anyway, any 'polychord' can be more easily be thought of as an extended single chord. For example, combine both the root triad and its fifth triad, and you have a major 9th chord on the root. Add every diatonic triad for each note of a diatonic scale and you end up with [the root's major 13 chord, the second's minor 11 natural 13 chord, the fourth's major 13#11 chord, etc.].
Is there a practical use anybody knows of for polychords, or is it only suitable for adventures in bitonality and dissonance experiments?
What do you think?

30th June 2005

caitlin451:39pm: Perfect Pitch
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6th April 2005

themournfulduck1:24am: Hello... if anyone cares, I have just joined this community.
If nobody cares, I'll probably leave.

I like theory. I'm fifteen years old, I play piano.

Thank you.

14th March 2005

learn_as_we_age5:35pm: here to learn
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