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Common Progressions, Major Keys

Every wonder why certain chords seem to pop up together time and time again?

Published: 18 Dec 2011 Updated: 16 Dec 2017Visits: 23Code: UL16

Topic: Progressions ukulele Subjects: Chords Beginner Intermediate Progressions

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Common Progressions, Major Keys

Every wonder why certain chords seem to popup together time and time again?

All harmonic or chord movement in a chord progression is a combination of the active and passive quality of individual chords within the progression or song. Chord provide tension and resolution, the feeling of movement and non-movement in songs and progressions.

This lesson covers common chord progressions in the key of C major. Looking at the active and passive qualities of chords.

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