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Melancholee

Composer Lee Morgan    (click to list other tunes)
Submitted by David Luebbert
Posted 12/7/03; 11:13:58 AM
Msg# 3975 (top msg in thread)
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Chord changes for Lee Morgan's Melancholee which was first recorded on Morgan's "Search For The New Land" album for Blue Note records.

There were no sheet music sources that I could find for this composition so I transcribed it. I am reasonably satisfied with the chord identifications I have made, although I have some doubts about the actual id of the chords I have labelled as Fmi11 at the end of each of the eight bar A sections. I oscillate between identifying these chords as an Fmi11 or an F7. Herbie Hancock plays these in a broken fashion spread over such a wide span that their identity is obscured for me. If your ears are better, please send me your opinion.

This tune is a 32 bar AABA form, with the A and B sections being 8 bars long.

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Last update: Sunday, December 7, 2003 at 11:13 AM.