What is the opening chord of a Hard Day's Night?

The Beatles' 'Hard Day's Night' contains one of the most discussed opening chords in music history, watch Prof. Jeremy Summerly unpack all the elements that make this chord so hard to pin down!

Watch the full lecture here: https://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/musical-openings

Jeremy Summerly, Visiting Professor of Music History

Professor Jeremy Summerly

Visiting Professor of Music History

Jeremy Summerly is the Sterndale Bennett Lecturer in Music at the Royal Academy of Music. He also chairs the Academy's Continuing Professional Development Programme.

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