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You can build chords on any scale. You would build chords the same way you build them in the typical major and minor scales. You would take a root note of any scale degree and add the 3rd above the root and the 5th above the root and you get your chord. I'll use the example you've given that is based on the different minors. In A natural minor you have ...


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Having been a professional music educator, copyist and performer for over 40 years, I see some issues that are based on the habit of mixing "pop lead sheet" theory and knowing the actual spellings of chords. Too many times, writers try to dumb-down chord spellings to make them easy for novices to understand. Not meant as condescending statement, but there ...


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So you know major chords? The next step are minor chords. Once you have both major and minor, you will need to experiment with additions - 7ths, major 7ths, 4ths, 9ths, 12ths and so on. You can use a tool like this to experiment with different chords. A good thing to do, is to go through a tool like this, and try them out for yourself, see what the ...



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