Difficult to use them…what phrases are suitable for chords or not?
Depends on the instrument you use ?: you do have the chordal instruments or not, like : guitar, piano ( but these instruments playing also solo ( melody )
So what phrases are melody phrases and what are chord phrases?
You can go further and make a distinction in chordal or not cordal instruments for the flexphrases
As i can see it now : Bass, Brass and Drums are not chordal instruments
There are 3 types of triggering the flexphrase
- a drum phrase … any trigger note …that’s easy to understand
- a phrase ( not drum ) is triggered by a note and it octave notes …this is than a not chord phrase
- a phrase triggered by one note and other chord notes … the phrase changes harmonically
Than you do have also chord seq and synth seq …are these only for chordal use ?
As you can read i don’t know what all phrases standing for