The Advanced Guide to Chord Progressions for Guitar - Volume I

The principles of voice leading applied to chord progressions.

Published: 15 Mar 2002 Updated: 15 Mar 2002Visits: 118Code: AGCP1

INSTRUMENTS: Chords Main: Guitar Others: Guitar
Subjects: Chords • Intermediate • Advanced • Jazz • Songwriting • Progressions

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The Advanced Guide to Chord Progressions for Guitar - Volume I

The principles of voice leading applied to chord progressions.

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Product Code: AGCP1
Author(s): Curt Sheller
Publisher(s): Curt Sheller Publications
Published: Mar 15, 2002
Updated: Mar 15, 2002
ISBN-13: 978-1-60321-004-1
Size*: ANSI A
Pages: 82
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Volume I of The Advanced Guide to Chord Progressions for Guitar features the principles of voice leading applied to chord progressions. These principles, explained using chords from volume I of The Advanced Guide to Guitar Chords. Chapters with common major and minor full diatonic, partial diatonic and chromatic chord progressions are also included to further explore voice leading.

Table of Contents

The Advanced Guide to Chord Progressions for Guitar - Volume I

  • Forward
  • Introduction
  • Voice Leading Technique
    • String Family Considerations
    • Common Tone Location
    • Non Common Tone Location
  • Voice Leading Examples - Connecting Chords
    • Two Chord Example, String Family 1 2 3 4
    • Two Chord Example, String Family 2 3 4 5
    • Three Chord Example, String Family 1 2 3 4
    • Three Chord Example, String Family 2 3 4 5
  • How To Practice Chord Progressions
    • Written and Transposed Keys
    • Transposition Charts
  • Progressions
    • Full Diatonic Progressions
      • Major
      • Minor
    • Partial Diatonic Progressions
      • Major
      • Minor
    • Chromatic Progressions
      • Major
      • Minor
    • Common Major Progressions
    • Common Minor Progressions
    • Progressions using Upper Partial Chords
    • Progressions using Altered Chords
    • Mixed Upper Partial and Altered Chords
    • Add and Sus Chords
    • Slash Chords
  • Advanced Techniques
    • Beyond Strict Voice Leading
    • Harmonic Rhythm

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The Advanced Guide to Chord Progressions for Guitar - Volume I

  • 6/2/2006 — Updated ISBN number to new ISBN-13 number.
  • 1/23/2005 — (20060123.2.7) page 11, 6th chords. Third chord grid in, the notes on strings 4 and 3 are on the right fret but the strings needs to be swapped. Fingering is also changed to reflect this.
  • 3/01/2005 — (20050301.2.6) - Page numbers need fixing as well as TOC.
  • 5/27/2004 — (200405270030.2.5) - Fixed a a few error and made all chord grids the same.
  • 5/13/2004 — (200405112245.2.4) - Fixed a couple of wrong chords and replaced uke image with gtr in header.
  • 5/11/2004 — [ver:200405111045.2.3] - New chord grids and fixed m7 string family 1234 chord 1
  • 4/1/2004 — [ver:040120042240] Fixed error in bottom chord on page 48. The #5 note was one fret too high. Should be the same fret as the b7.
  • 3/25/2004 — New color cover.
  • 12/16/2003Errata File Created

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