Chord Progressions

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How Music Works: Chord Progressions

Learning Outcomes Studying Chord Progressions is essential to understanding how an enormous amount of music works. The lessons here will expand

Transposition: The Musical Way to Transpose Harmony

A prerequisite to Transposing Harmony like a musician is to conceive and hear the music in functional musical terms, not just as

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Chord Progressions: Stationary Harmony, Moving Bass

A simple, but very effective, way to musically expand a single chord is to play a Moving Bass Line under the Stationary

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Chords Progression: Minor Add2 (Rootless) Resolved to Minor Triad

Suspension means to temporarily delay the resolution of one or more chord tones. Here, for example, is a C Minor Rootless

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Chord Progressions: Major Add2 (Rootless) Resolved to Major Triad

Suspension means to temporarily delay the resolution of one or more chord tones. Here, for example, is a C Major Rootless

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Chord Progressions: Sus2 Resolved to Minor Triad

Suspension means to temporarily delay the resolution of one or more chord tones. Here, for example, is a Csus2 (read “C suspended