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Hot 4 Chords – Augmented

November 12th, 2009 · 5 Comments

Hot 4 Chords Augmented chords What are Augmented chords. Unlike somethings that are augmented they are not bigger chords. Augmented chords refer to a chord with a Sharp 5th. What is a sharp 5th? – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – […]

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Hot for Chords – Major, Dominant and Minor 7th chords

October 22nd, 2009 · 4 Comments

Seventh Chords Today we will discuss 7th chords. There are in fact many7th chords but today we will talk about the 4 basic 7th chords that are used. 7th chords Jazz up music by adding more conflict to the harmony. How is a 7th chord made? * * * * * * * * * […]

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Hot For Suspended Chords

October 14th, 2009 · No Comments

Hot For Chords Suspended Chords Today we are going to talk about suspended chords. No these are not chords that misbehaved in school. Suspended chords are chords that have no 3rd either major or minor. What does that mean? * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * […]

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Guitar Diads or Double Stops

October 2nd, 2009 · 3 Comments

Hot For Chords Today we are going to talk about 2 note chords. This lesson is a bit longer than usual but there are some suprises so make sure you read the entire lesson. Just as common chords made of three notes are called Triads the 2 note chords are call diads. Two-string play, or […]

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A Minor Chord

September 24th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Hot for Chords Sorry I didn’t get this out on Wednesday like I normally do. Today we are going to talk about minor chords. Specifically the A minor chord. First what makes a minor chord? Well, earlier we spoke about major chords. If you remember Major chords, and I am referring to simple 3 note […]

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Hot for Chords – Inversions

September 16th, 2009 · No Comments

Hot for Chords – Inversions Today we are going to talk about inversions. What are inversions and how do they apply to chords? An inversion describes the relationship of the bass note to the root note. Wait a minute I thought the Bass note was the root note? Most times yes but not with inversions. […]

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