The remaining chords for The Big Six, Level I Core Chords.
The Big Six chords include: Seventh 7, Major Seventh maj7, Minor Seventh m7, Half Diminished Seventh or Minor Seven Flat Five diminished 7 m7b5, Diminished Seventh o7 and Augmented Seventh +7. These six chords form a core set of chords.
The order to learn these chords are in the order shown. Although the order is a recommendation it's critical to start with the first chord, the seventh. After that the maj7 or minor7 and the order can be determined by your needs. This is the order I follow with my private students.
The Foundation of the Big Six
- Seventh - There are the four F7 voicings that have been covered in this series of lessons
The Rest of the Big Six Core Chords
- Minor Seventh
- Major Seventh
- Half-Diminished Seventh or Minor Seventh Flat Five depending on the chord's harmonic function within the surrounding chords tonality.
- Diminished Seventh
- Augmented Seventh
Of the Big Six core chords the 7, maj7 and m7 are a bit bigger and a lot more common than the other three and can be used to derive the remaining three chords in this level I.
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The Advanced Guide to Chord Progressions for Ukulele - Volume I
Before individual chords become the background of songs, they must be put into orders called chord progressions. The Advanced Guide to Chord Progressions for Ukulele organizes progressions according to string family, position, voice leading and chord magnetism. The Advanced Guide to Chord Progressions for Ukulele is an excellent preparation for the art of melody and chord on the ukulele and more advanced accompaniment.
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