What chord progression is this?

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  1. alaska

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    B flat minor > A flat major > E flat major, but you'll need to do an inversion of sorts to get the exact same progression.

    In midi, top line goes D flat, C, Eb (centred around C5 on the keyboard)

    In the octave above C4 it goes F, E flat, G

    In the octave above C2 it goes B flat, A flat, E flat

    That's the strings I'm talking about, the piano plays the top line and maybe the bottom line but the bottom line sounds mangled

    I may be missing something but that's what I can figure out
     
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    I think now would be an appropriate time to bring up the old "neeeh, you don't need theory mate, if it sounds good it is good"
     
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    Thanks. Can you tell what instruments are playing aside from the piano in the beginning?
    I know strings obviously, but I can't tell whether it's a combination of violin, cello, alto bass?
     
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    On a kind of side note I'm having trouble writing a counter melody (2:16) to the first melody (1:17) like in the song above. Any advice? Are they in the same scale?