Chord progression for “Mad Man with a Box”

For those who are interested in such things, the chord progression (well the interesting part of it anyway) for “Mad Man with a Box” (one of the themes from season 5–6 of Doctor Who) is as follows.

Key area: d-

i-V43/V-viiº-i64-III6 (or I6/iii—it’s a pivot chord to the relative major, F+, the key in which the remaining chords will be written)-IV-I64-V7/vi-vi

I resolved it to a vi chord, but often it’s left unresolved.

If you wanted to keep it all in the key area of d minor, you could write it more simply like this:

i-V43/V-viiº-i64-I6/iii-IV/iii-I64/iii-V7-i

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