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. C Lydian dominant mode Also known as the overtone scale or acoustic scale, because it is close to the first seven pitches in the natural overtone series.
C Ahava Raba Exotic, Middle Eastern, Jewish. C harmonic major scale Majestic, mysterious. Minor Scales. Guitar Chords @ Chordbook.Com. Message for visitors on Mobile or small tablet.
The guitar app on this page is currently a mobile demo. Enjoy the full app on a larger screen. Guitar Chords are a group of at least 3 notes played together, this means three different notes, i.e. notes with 3 different pitches. If, for example, you select an E major chord on the guitar chord generator on this page, you can see the 3 notes E, B and G# (Ab) make up this chord. Some notes can be expressed as either sharp or flat (enharmonic spelling), the notes sound just the same but the naming of them is decided by which key the song is in. The Guitar Chord Book is intended to be as intuitive to use as possible, but we also have instructions below! 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.) Click a chord: ... and you will hear a cheap computer generated guitar playing the chord. Drag & Drop: - Chords from the chart into the timeline. - Rearrange Chords in the timeline. - Remove chords from the timeline. Roll the Dice: ... and a random chord progression will appear in the timeline.