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The Lost Chord
Romantic song from 1877
... Looks at adding more notes to a basic triad, starting with 6th chords. Examines major and minor ... 6th chords; major, dominant, minor, half-diminished and full-diminished 7th chords; and 7th chord inversions. ...
... Takes a look at chords from the standpoint of their qualities: major, minor, and dominant. States ... that the basic root-position voicings of the three types of chords are very similar and if one knows ... major chords, one can change one or two notes to yield the minor or dominant sounds. Instructs on ...
... create altered and double-altered chords by changing the root note below a standard chord voicing. ...
... In the second article in a series looking at composing chords, chords' functions are explored ... . Linderman explains the tension achieved with chords and outlines the tonic, dominant, and sub dominant ... chords. He then provides insight into using these techniques in music. ...
... Covers uses of chords that are usually found in jazz, blues, swing, classical. and other genres ... besides bluegrass. Suspended fourth chords, augmented fifth chords, ninth and thirteenth chords, and "add" chords are discussed. ...
... Provides advice to beginning bassists on becoming familiar with sixth and seventh chords. Briefly ... discusses how the chords are built and briefly covers the seventh chord variants such as "aug7" and ...
... New ways for jazz keyboardists to handle chords are explored. While traditional chords are created ... using intervals of thirds, many contemporary chords are created using fourths. Fourth chords ...
Backup: Minor Chords
Banjo Newsletter (2000) Vol. 27, No. 10, pp. 28-29
... Presents a brief discussion on the chord progression for a song, concentrating on the minor chords ... . Discusses the different ways that minor chords are used in songs and includes diagrams and musical notation to illustrate. ...
More Barre Chords
Acoustic Guitar (2001) Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 112, 114, 116-117
... Provides instruction on learning minor and dominant-seventh barre chords. Takes a look at movable ... chords with partial barres as well. Includes a chord library and practice exercises. ...
... Discusses the playing of altered dominant chords on the saxophone, providing 11 short examples and possibilities for further alteration and improvisation. ...
... inverted chords to practice. Encourages keyboardists to become comfortable with diatonic chords (also ...
... Part three in a series of articles on dominant chords in jazz music is presented. The focus is on ... diminished chords and their unusual intervalic structure. Musical examples and a practice project are included. ...
... The author briefly explains suspended guitar chords. ...
Basics: Chords
The Strad (2005) Vol. 116, pp. 76-77
... Practice exercises for playing violin chords are presented and discussed. ...
Bass Chords
Canadian Musician (2016) Vol. 38, No. 1, pp. 27
... The author presents some score examples to illustrate his explanations for bass chords. ...
Basic: Building Chords
Acoustic Guitar (1999) Vol. 10, No. 3, pp. 98-99, 101-103
... Presents instruction for acoustic guitarists on how chords are put together beginning with a ... discussion of the formation of the most familiar chords--majors and minors and their extensions--major ... sevenths, minor sevenths, etc. Provides 15 examples of musical notation which illustrate how chords are built. ...
... The use of Neapolitan sixth chords and augmented sixth chords in compositions create emotional ... tension, dramatize the structure of a piece, or create a mood. The proper employment of these chords is discussed. Photographs and musical examples are included. ...
Basics: Chords (2)
The Strad (1999) Vol. 110, pp. 410-411
... Offers instruction for string musicians on how to play split chords. Discusses the difference ... between split chords and non-split chords and focuses on bow position for each playing style. Includes ...