The Session: Tonal Progressions & Pairings

The Session: Tonal Progressions & Pairings

In the opening of Aaron Copeland’s “Appalachian Spring,” there’s a wonderful set of “call and response” chords that progress in intensity and are so refreshing, repeated in variations throughout the suite. The music was a score for a ballet by Martha Graham and I think of pairing beer and food as live performance, subtly influenced by mood and environment. Continue reading “The Session: Tonal Progressions & Pairings”