Chords

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Chord Progressions: Sus2 Resolved to Major Triad

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

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Chord Progressions: Sus4 Resolved to Minor Triad

Suspension means to temporarily delay the resolution of one or more chord tones. Here, for example, is a Csus4 (read “C

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Chord Progressions: Sus4 Resolved to Major Triad

Suspension means to temporarily delay the resolution of one or more chord tones. Here, for example, is a Csus4 (read “C

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Chord Progressions: Chord Inversion & Bass Melody

One way to expand the musical possibilities of a chord progression is to invert some of the chords in order

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Chord Progressions: Secondary Dominants

Commonly-used in classical, pop, jazz, country, and ragtime, Secondary Dominants are a powerful way to expand the harmonic (and melodic)

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Chords: Inversion

There is no rule requiring that the root of the chord be the lowest note played. In fact, you can