Tag: Composition

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Music Composition for Beginners 4: Popular chord progressions

How chords color their progressions, and four iconic examples from pop music.

Music Composition for Beginners 3: The “I-IV-V” chord progression

By understanding the patterns behind this common chord progression, you can play them in other keys, or create your very own ones.
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Music Composition for Beginners 2: Major, minor and dominant seventh chords

An introduction to major seventh, minor seventh and dominant chords, and how to deploy them while you play.

Music Composition for Beginners 1: Major, minor and power chords (Part 1)

An introduction to chord formulas and how to form power chords, major chords, and minor chords.