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How to pronounce chord progressions

Everyone I've spoken to about chord progression, including rock musicians and college professors, pronounces the Roman numeral name. So, I is the "one chord", ii is the "two chord",...
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How to identify chord a progression from sheet music

There are no chords in this sheet music, so there is no definite answer. You could try various chords; there are many possibilities at any place in the melody. However, there are some clues that can ...
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How to vocalize(or sing) chord progressions- with which syllables?

You cannot represent chords by singing single notes. All you can do with single notes is sing the bass notes of the chords you are thinking of. There is no way to establish chord quality by singing ...
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How to pronounce chord progressions

This might partly have to do with where in the world you live as there are sometimes regional or national differences in the way music is represented and communicated. It would be a good idea to ask ...
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How to vocalize(or sing) chord progressions- with which syllables?

As a former music school student and current composition/music theory teacher, I think we need to go back to your intention. use them later for playing chords by ear or recognizing them in different ...
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How to identify chord a progression from sheet music

You typically only jump to and from chordal notes. So look closely at how the notes jump to discern the tonality and harmony. But before all that look at the key signature what do you see? Two sharps, ...
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How to identify chord a progression from sheet music

An almost impossible question to answer, getting the 'correct' chords to any piece merely from the dots. I admit to having a sneaky listen to a performance of the example, and it appears two chords, I ...
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Does anything non-microtonal resolve to a neutral triad?

This is sort of a definitional issue; in common parlance, anything that uses notes outside of the standard 12 is "microtonal"*. So no, music can't really resolve to a neutral triad and not ...
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How to vocalize(or sing) chord progressions- with which syllables?

You only have one voice, so if it's busy singing solfege syllables, you'll have to use other parts of your body to externalize other aspects of the music. Part 1: You're (mostly) already doing that ...
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How to vocalize(or sing) chord progressions- with which syllables?

First, recognize that what you're asking to do is unusual. It does seem worthwhile, but it's not something that's usually done, or at least taught. Singing as a part of ear training is usually focused ...
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How to vocalize(or sing) chord progressions- with which syllables?

If your target is being able to identify chords and their sequences by ear (your first paragraph),then the simplest is to actually give each piece a key. So the 1-6-4-5- that you quote will have real ...
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Why is a 2-5-1 progression so often associated with jazz?

The numbers 2 5 1 - or ii V I in Roman numerals - indicate chord roots. If you consider just the chord roots ii V I is a roots by descending fifths progression, and there is nothing exclusive to jazz ...
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