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Chord Progressions: Theory and Practice
Everything You Need to Create and Use Chords in Every Key
By Dan Fox and Dick Weissman
Item: 00-35174
UPC: 038081395517
ISBN 10: 0739070568
ISBN 13: 9780739070567
PRICE: $16.99
Category: Textbook - General
Format: Book
No matter what instrument you play, chords are an important part of your music. Chord Progressions: Theory and Practice breaks down how they’re important and gives you all the information you need to create chords and use them in your own music. Start off by learning how to build simple major chords and eventually move on to more complex chords such as ninth, eleventh, thirteenth, and altered chords. Also learn to compose your own progressions using techniques such as passing chords, neighbor chords, pedal tones, and voice leading. Finally, learn how chord progressions are used in various styles of music---from early jazz to the music of today. This book is ideal for pianists, but it can be used successfully by any musician familiar with the grand staff.

After completing this book, you will have gained a clear understanding of chords and progressions in a variety of musical styles.
TITLE COMPOSER
Altered Chords
Summary of Triads and Four-Note Chords
Extended Major Scales
How to Avoid the Tritone Within a Chord
Diminished Chords
Avoiding the Tritone in Diminished Chords
Substituting for Augmented Chords
Thirteenth Chords
Simplifying Chord Progressions
Songs in a Major Key That Can Be Played Using Only I, IV, and V
Two-Chord Songs That Use Other Chords
The I-flat VII in Every Key
Three-Chord Songs
The I-IV-V7 Progression in a Major Key
The I-flat VII-I Progression
Endings
False or Deceptive Endings
Pedal Points
Introductions
SECTION 3---CHORD PROGRESSIONS IN DIFFERENT STYLES
Blues Chord Progressions
Country Blues
Minor Blues
Swing, Boogie-Woogie, and Bebop Blues
The Im-IVm-V7 in All Minor Keys
SECTION 1---CHORDS, INTERVALS, AND SCALES
The 1970s and '80s
A Final Word
Major 9th Chord
Dominant 9th Chord
Six-Nine Chord
Passing Chords
Diatonic Passing Chords
Chromatic Passing Chords
Side-Slipping
Neighbor Chords
Repeated Chords
Creating Variations
Lines
Turnarounds
Turnarounds from Rock Standards
More Altered Chords
Omitting Notes from Extended Chords
Voice Leading
Chords with Alternate Bass Notes
Summary
Chart of Chord Tones
SECTION 2---CREATING CHORD PROGRESSIONS
Using Roman Numerals
Dominant 9th Sharp 5
7th add 6th Chords
Building Ninth Chords
Tonicization
Chords Built on the Minor Triad
Chords Built on the Diminished Triad
Chords Built on the Augmented Triad
Substitutions
For a Major I Chord
For a Minor I Chord
For a V7 (Seventh) Chord
Chord Built on the Suspended Triad
The Tritone Substitution
Eleventh Chords
Dominant 13th Chords
Minor 13th Chords
13th Chords with Augmented 11th
Major 13th Chords
Early Rock
Blues in Early Rock
The I-VIm-IIm-V7 Progression
The I, IV, And V Chords in Early Rock
Contents
Foreword
Progressions in the '60s
More Progressions from the '60s
Lines in the '60s
Some Odds and Ends from the '60s
Minor Major 9th Chord
Minor 9th Chord
Minor Six-Nine Chord
Diminished 7th add 9
Major 9th Sharp 5
Power Chords
9th Chord with a Suspended 4th
Omitting Notes from 9th Chords
Altering 9th Chords
Dominant 11th Chords
Minor 11th Chords
Augmented 11th Chords
Major 11th Chords
The I, IV, and V7 Chords in Every Major Key
The I-IV-V7 Progression in a Minor Key
Other Songs That Use the Im, IVm, and V7 Chords
Your First Chord Progression: I-V7-I
Songs That Use I-V7-I
The I-V7-I Progression in Every Key
The Im-V7-Im Progression
The Im-V7-Im in All Minor Keys
Rock Standards
The 1990s
The 2000s
More Classic Songs
Overview: Chords, intervals, Scales, and Triads
Major Scales
Triads
Four-Note Chords
Chords Built on the Major Triad
SECTION 4---CHORD SUBSTITUTIONS