One of the most common progressions is the ii-V-I progression. The ii-V-I sounds at its best when you use seventh chords and their expanded voicings. As you already know from past lessons, the ii chord is a minor chord, the V chord is a dominant chord, and the I chord is a major chord. So the most basic Jazz progression is the ii minor 7 - V dominant 7 - I major 7. In the key of C, this progression is Dm7-G7-Cmaj7. Below, you will find a few examples to experiment with in addition to a set of chord diagrams showing various ii-V-I progressions. Scales and emotions. See also a post about the major scale modes and an intro to minor keys.
So maybe you want to write a song or an instrumental in a particular mood or style, and you’re feeling overwhelmed by all the scales. Here’s a handy guide to the commonly used scales in western pop, rock, jazz, blues and so on. I show each scale in two views: on the chromatic circle, and the circle of fifths. Major scales These scales have a major third (E in the key of C), which makes them feel happy or bright. C major scale Happy; can be majestic or sentimental when slow. C Mixolydian mode Bluesy, rock; can also be exotic/modal. C Lydian mode Ethereal, dreamy, futuristic. Guitar Chords @ Chordbook.Com.
Control Bar Tuning: if you leave the guitar in standard tuning 'standard' will be displayed here.
You can edit the tuning to 4 semitones up and down from standard. You can save chords with alternative tunings. The tuning preference will not be saved and will return to standard when you return. The chord library is in standard tuning so this feature is more for your own experiments. Capo: You can turn the capo on and off like a real guitar, which will raise the pitch of any open strings. Hand: Choose to display chords in right handed or left handed mode. Vol: Select your volume level, this is a stored preference. Strum: When using the Strum button, this controls the speed, this is a stored preference. Guitar: The acoustic is loaded by default, but you can select electric, or go between the two. this is also stored.
Online - Music Theory Online Contents. Teoría - Music Theory Web. Audiotool. Ricci Adams' Musictheory.net. Musicsandbox2425 - home. Key Chords. Key Chords is an interactive chord chart that allows you hear, see and arrange chords. - Click on a chord to preview how it sounds. - Drag and drop to arrange chords on the timeline - Tweak the settings to control the playback speed Or role the dice until you discover something that fits your mood.
Select a Key: Select your favorite "Key" and whether you want to use the "Major" or "Minor" scale. The resulting chord chart will display a good number of "usable" chords that all work "in the key of" the selected scale. (In other words, all of the chords that appear in the chart will "work" in your song.)