Theory for Idiots: Chord Inversions

In this episode of ‘Theory for Idiots’, we take a look at chord inversions. If you feel like a bit of an idiot when it comes to music theory, then keep reading! So, hopefully you’ve followed this series and already read up on what makes a chord (or you already know that part). In this (read more…)

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Theory for Idiots: What Key am I in?

Well, this is a lesson that has been requested a few times. I’ve mentioned ‘keys‘ and being ‘in key’ in previous videos, but I’m not sure I’ve fully explained what they are… …so this lesson is just to clarify what I mean by being ‘in key’. What is a Key Many people will use the (read more…)

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Theory for Idiots: What is a Chord Progression?

If you saw the video in this series about chords, you’ll know that they are not just random sets of notes. If not, I suggest going and reading that post! Now, chords don’t tend to be too much use all by themselves. Normally, you’ll want to use more than one chord in a song. This (read more…)

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