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Common Chord Progression for Ukulele, C Major

PUBLISHED: Jul 9, 2013 UPDATED: Feb 15, 2016 • VIEWS: 29 • LESSON CODE: UL135uc

Instruments: ukulele Subjects: beginnerintermediate

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Common Chord Progression for Ukulele, C Major

In Western Harmony there is no stronger chord resolution in a major or minor key than then the V chord to the I chord, the dominant to tonic. In the key of C major this is G or G7 to C.

The key of C major is one of the more common keys used in music and is typically the first key used when learning to play an instrument. This is especially true when learning the piano. The piano is color coded with black and white keys. The key of C major contains no sharp or flat notes and uses all seven letters of the musical alphabet: C, D, E, F, G, A, B, C’’. That is the white keys of the piano.

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