Chord Progressions

One variant of the Axis of Awesome 4 Chord Progression is G – D – Em – C. Here it is: i.e. G major: G B D D major: D F# A E minor: E G B C major: C E G See also https://thornepalmer.wordpress.com/2011/12/29/the-10-most-used-chord-progressions-in-pop-and-rock-and-roll/  

Chords: Mnemonics

C, F, G: all white notes A, D, E: black third (i.e. middle note is black) Db, Eb, Ab (like ADE above but inverted!): white third (i.e. middle note is white) B: last 2 notes are black Bb: 1st note is black Gb: all black And using sheet music: See also this Key Notes website…

Day 9: chords

Major chords, or the major triad, are the 1st, 3rd, and 5th notes in a scale. Eg C major : C, E, F F major : F, A, C G major : G, B, D See Day 5 for how major scales progress. A minor : A, C, E See Day 10 for how minor scales…