In this video is all the basic theory you'll need to understand why chords work and sound as they do. I'm focusing on guitar, but the theory remains the same for all instruments. Learn and enjoy.
Remember back when your teacher, (possibly me), told you that the deepest pitch in a chord should be its root note? Yeah, that was a lie. Sorry. It’s a good general rule though, because we like to hear root notes in the bass of a chord. Using other notes … Continue reading Chord Inversions 1 – Intro
Arpeggios form a neat middle-ground between chords and scales – you’ll be voicing chords in a manner similar to playing a scale. Today we’re going to cover the three different triads that appear in the Major Scale. A Tonic Triad, as you should know, is built by stacking thirds in your given scale, so the … Continue reading Arpeggios 1 – Maj, Min & Dim Triad Arpeggios