5 Lessons in the “Miscellaneous Chord Information” Series
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A chord's name is comprised of it's letter name, either A, B, C, D, E, F, or G and it's type information symbols which encapsulates the instructions for building a chord.
Not all seventh chords are actually "dominant" seventh chords. This lesson covers when is a Dominant Seventh Chord NOT truly a Dominant seventh?
A Secondary Dominant chord is defined as any seventh chord built on a scale root that is not diatonic to the key that resolves up a perfect fourth or down a perfect fifth to a full diatonic chord. These chords function as a dominant (V) chord to the next chord, serving to temporarily tonicize the following chord.
A Chord can have alternate names based on how it is being used. A chord's function is an important determining factor in naming a chord.
So unless you know the harmonic function, you might not be able to accurately name it.
Transposition is the process of moving notes, chords, scales or any musical passages from one key to another key. All music can be transposed, from a single note to a complex musical score. This lesson deals with transposing chords.
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