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  Chord Progression Glossary
Chord names identified by the note which is the root of the chord where this note is described by its alphabetic name.
Polarisation of chord progressions can be shown to increase considerably once non-functional chords (passing chords, appoggiatura chords, auxiliary chords) are eliminated from the analysis thus supporting the idea that these types of chords are non-structural in nature.
The chord on the first degree of the scale), II the supertonic chord (the chord on the second degree of the scale) and V the dominant (the chord on the fifth degree of the scale).
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 Chord Exploring for Guitarists
The "sweet note" of a chord is its third.
Roman numerals are used frequently in lessons on chords and harmony.
Most chords are built from notes in a certain way -- in thirds, which give the chord a defined sound and clear feeling.
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One thing to keep in mind: a chord progression may be in the key of A (A is the I chord) without playing an A chord first.
As shown earlier, the formula for a major chord is 1 3 5 hence a G major (GM) chord consists of the first, third, and fifth notes of the G major scale, G B D (refer to the circle of fifths chart).
Another type of alteration occurs when chord symbols are written thus: G/F#, or C/G. Finger the chord to the left of the slash, then change the note on the bass string to the note to the right of the slash.
www.harmony-central.com /Guitar/chord-and-theory-chart.txt   (3037 words)

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One of the most well-know chord progressions in popular music of the 19th century and later is the 12-bar blues.
The basic blues progression uses 3 chords - the Tonic (I) or the chord that the song is centered on, the Dominant (V) or the chord based on the fifth step of the Tonic scale, and the Subdominant (IV) or the chord based on the fourth step of the Tonic scale.
The 5th measure is the Subdominant (iv chord), or the chord based on the fourth step of the Tonic scale.
www.music.vt.edu /musicdictionary/appendix/blues/Bluesprogression.html   (0 words)

 Chord progression - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A chord progression (also chord sequence and harmonic progression or sequence), as its name implies, is a series of chords played in order.
Generally, successive chords in a chord progression share some notes, which provides harmonic and linear (voice leading) continuity to a passage.
The chord based on the second scale degree is used in the most common chord progression in Jazz, II-V-I.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chord_progression   (554 words)

 Chord Progression Player
In this type of tuning, only a few chords are in tune in the original scale, so it needs to be retuned for each chord.
Using the same chord progression and changing the scale to a septimal one with the so called subminor (7/6 for the third) and supermajor (9/7 for the third) you have the darker more soulful
In that case, the chord progression player plays the notes closest in pitch to the twelve equal ones in that tuning.
www.robertinventor.com /chord_progr_player.htm   (470 words)

 Jazz Guitar Chords: Jazz Blues Chord Progression
We all know the chord progression for a typical blues, but there are so many variations that it's hard to know them all.
The tonic chord of a blues is a dominant 7 chord, a fact that doesn't fit very well in traditional music theory.
The 3 basic chords of a blues are all dominant 7 chords.
www.jazzguitar.be /jazz_blues_chord_progressions.html   (302 words)

 Chord progression
A chord change is a movement from one chord to another and may be thought of as either the most basic chord progression or as a portion of longer chord progressions which involve more than two chords (see shift of level).
The most common chords in Western classical and pop music are based on the first, fourth, and fifth scale degrees (tonic, subdominant and dominant); see three chord song, eight bar blues, and twelve bar blues.
The chord based on the second scale degree is used in the most common chord progression in Jazz, ii-V-I. Chord progressions are usually associated with a scale and the notes of each chord are usually taken from that scale.
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 Chord Scale - Harmonizing the Major Scale With Triads
I-IV-V-I means to play the chord built off of the first degree (note) of the scale followed by the chord built from the 4th degree, the chord built off of the 5th degree and back to the chord built off of the 1st degree.
You gotta be able to see the chord types and the w/h-steps no matter where the chords land on the fingerboard.
For example, if you see two major chords a whole step apart, there is a damn good chance that those chords are IV and V. That is the only place within the chord scale that two major chords appear that way.
www.zentao.com /guitar/theory/chord-scale.html   (0 words)

 Music Theory: Harmony: Chord Progressions
A chord progression is the series of chords used to harmonize a composition.
Thus when you see a diminished chord in a progression, any of the other related diminished chords may be just as appropriate.
If a progression does not seem to lend itself to this type of analysis, one should consider the possibility that the progression is not in fact tonal.
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 Beginning Harmonic Analysis   (Site not responding. Last check: )
If you are searching for chords to go with a particular melody (in a particular key), it is very helpful to know what chords are most likely in that key, and how they might be likely to progress from one to another.
The chords built on the second, third, and sixth degrees of the scale are always minor chords (ii, iii, and vi).
The major dominant chord would be most useful in establishing the tonal center of the piece, although the diminished sharp seven might also sometimes be used for cadences.
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 Root (chord) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In music the root (basse fondamentale) of a chord is the note or pitch upon which that chord is perceived or labelled as being built or hierarchically centered upon.
Conventionally, the name of the note which is the root is used to denote the chord, thus a major chord built on C is a C Major chord.
This is in contrast to an older pre-tonal conception of chords as sonorities wherein root position or first inversion triads are simply considered alternative and fairly equivalent ways of "filling in" the consonance between octaves, C (E G) C or C (F A) C. See: Figured bass.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Root_(chord)   (302 words)

 Chords Leading -- 1 Feb 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The most important chord in any key is the tonic (the ‘I’, or Roman numeral one) chord (in the key of C, it’s C).
So in the key of C, the ii chord is Dm.) This is because, in theory, just as the dominant moves to the tonic, the second (which is the dominant of the dominant) moves toward the dominant.
In A, the progression is again V - IV - I. So in both cases, a progression that fits within one key (D in the 1st case, A in the 2nd), is used in the "adjacent" key (A in the 1st case, E in the 2nd).
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 Music Theory/Chord Structures - Wikibooks, collection of open-content textbooks
That is, the first four bars are the I chord, the next two the IV chord, the next two the I chord again, and so on.
An example of complicated progression that can be created this way is the "Coltrane Changes", where the "I" chords move by Major 3rd intervals.
One-chord "structures" are uncommon, but they do exist.
en.wikibooks.org /wiki/Music:Chord_Structures   (774 words)

 Guitar Tricks - Chord progs for songwriting.
The next chord in the progression would be A5, which is there because of the string part and bass holding the "D".
The last chord which is the A is there because the only note that is played is the A. Bass and strings are both playing A, and the only exception is the D just before beginning the melody again.
The chords are all "5" chords and the roots are based on the key your using.
www.guitartricks.com /forum/showthread.php?t=5839   (2477 words)

 SCALES AND CHORDS FOR THE UPRIGHT BASS   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The suggested fingering for each chord is to the left of the diagrams.
A song written using only chords from the standard chord formula derived from a major scale (1, 2m, 3m, 4, 5, 6m, 7° or 57) is said to be diatonic.
It is simple to tell the difference between a major and minor chord when played out of context (major chords are "happy", minor chords are "sad".) However, in the context of a key it is sometimes difficult to tell them apart.
www.rockabillybass.com /lessons/SCALESnCHORDS.htm   (0 words)

 The Ultimate On Line Guitar Tutor - Playing A Chord Progression
A chord progression is a sequence in which a group of chords are played in a song or a piece of music.
Most chord charts are written over more than one line and are read left to right, top to bottom like a book.
If you stop the rhythm with your right hand before the new chord is fingered then try the whole process again until you can keep perpetual motion with your right hand whilst changing the chord with your left hand.
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 rpsoft 2000 music chord progressions
A chord progression is made up of the several chords that might be used in a popular song and includes the order that they are played in.
The most common of all chord progressions is three chords - often called a "three chord progression".
For example, while C Major chord is playing, the notes within this chord are C, E, and G. A musician would first try and listen with their ear to see if one of those three is the melody note.
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 Beginner Banjo Lessons Second Chord Progression
This G Chord Progression will be your first attempt in trying to coordinate your left hand while strumming with your thumbpick.
Your first step in learning this chord progression would be to memorize the chordal position themselves...notice the chord diagrams above the standard notation in the following example...place your fingers matching the dots on the diagrams.
After becoming familiar with the chord diagrams, and feeling like you've memorized them all, then follow the four slashes in the standard notation and tap your foot with each beat...while counting to four from measure to measure.
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 Randy Ellefson’s Official Site — "Structural Chord Progressions", an Instructional Article with Free Music Examples
In a chord succession, none of the chords have a relationship to the others except that first one and then another is played in succession.
Chord progressions, by contrast, are so involved that books are written on them, so we'll just cover the relevant basics.
The only way is with a chord progression, for if I were to play all the white keys on a piano, the music could either be C major or A minor, or even modal.
www.randyellefson.com /guitar/articles/composing/structural_chord_progressions.html   (983 words)

 Guitar MX - Guitar Lessons and Learning
Chord Progressions are a series of chords used for the rhythm of a song.
In reference to chord progressions, uppercase roman numerals indicate the primary chords, the lowercase numeral are secondary chords.
We focused on the blues progression because of it is commonly used in rock music, but there are progressions that are used primarily in jazz music as well.
www.supersonic.net /guitar/lessons/lesson-25.htm   (669 words)

 Chord Progression Player
It is in fact a transposing chord player - but since it is set to play C major as C major with the standard settings, you wouldn't notice.
The just intonation tuning is the one that gives the most harmonious and mellow chords, but chords will only work in certain positions in the scale.
Note that the option to set a rhythm for the chord progression player is used for playback of the progression only.
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 Cyberfret.com: How chord progressions work
Here's some tablature for a common chord progression that many popular songs are based on.
The chords in the song we're working with come from the C major scale.
This chord movement, which shows up in measures 1 and 2 of the Sam Cooke song, is not as strong as the Five One and Two Five movements, but it's just as important.
www.cyberfret.com /theory/how-chord-progressions-work/index.php   (0 words)

 World's ONLY Complete Guitar Chord Chart
All chords and chord progressions in the same key appear in the same horizontal colour band on the Complete Guitar Chord Poster.
For example, all chords in the key of F are located in the orange band; all chords in the key of A- flat are located in the green band.
Chord spam is confusing when you're trying to learn chords and understand how they work.
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 Music Theory Piano Lessons
I might as well just tell you what the F7 and G7 chords are (but do yourself a favor and learn the rest of them either by purchasing our course or by visiting our site).
C7 = C + E + G + Bb F7 = F + A + C + Eb A "chord progression" is a series of chords played one after the other.
A "Blues chord progression" is usually 12 bars long.
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 chord scale relations
In the key of C major and all major keys, the Mediant or 3rd chord in the key is often used and a separation chord for the sub dominant chords.
For this example, we have used the Em G A progression and the A chord is not diatonic to the key of C major.
The notes in the Am chord are, A C and E. The notes in the A chord are A C# and E. So the A note or root note in the A chord is diatonic.
guitarsecrets.com /chord_scale_relations.htm   (1642 words)

 Chord progressions
The circle of fifths can be used to create chord progressions by starting with any chord on the circle and moving in either direction using as many or as few consecutive chord roots as you like to produce a new chord sequence.
For example, in the “B7-E7-A7-D7-G7-C” progression the “B7” is the “V” of the “E7” chord and the “E7” is the “V” of the “A7” chord.
This circle progression descends an augmented fourth from the “Fmaj7” to the “Bm7sus” chord to break the cycle and end on the “E” (dominant) chord.
www.easy-song-writing.com /articles/chordProgressions.asp   (2957 words)

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