Misty [Harmonic Analysis]

Next up is understanding what is going on with the song harmonically, looking at the key changes and what scales would be played over each chord.

The Form: A A B A
Most usual Key: Eb Major

[A]      
I II - V (of Ab) I of Ab / IV of Eb II - V of Gb
EbMaj7 Bbmin7 Eb7 AbMaj7 Abmin7 Db7
       
I - VI II - V I - VI7 (V/II) II - V
EbMaj7 Cmin7 Fmin7 Bb7 EbMaj7 C7 Fmin7 Bb7
       
[A]      
I II - V (of Ab) I of Ab / IV of Eb II - V of Gb
EbMaj7 Bbmin7 Eb7 AbMaj7 Abmin7 Db7
       
I - VI II - V I - bVII7 I
EbMaj7 Cmin7 Fmin7 Bb7 Eb6 Db9 EbMaj7
       
[B]      
II V I  
Bbmin7 Eb7 AbMaj7 AbMaj7
       
II - V (of G) II - V (of Bb) II - V (of F) II - V (of Eb)
Am7 D7 Cmin7 F7 Gmin7 C7 Fmin7 Bb7
       
[A]      
I II - V (of Ab) I of Ab / IV of Eb II - V of Gb
EbMaj7 Bbmin7 Eb7 AbMaj7 Abmin7 Db7
       
I - VI II - V I - VI II - V
EbMaj7 Cmin7 Fmin7 Bb7 EbMaj7 Cmin7 Fmin7 Bb7

 

* Note - the chords shown above are from my own composition "Slightly Foggy" which happens to have the same chord changes as Misty, but as they use the same harmonies it's worth looking at here!

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