The Chord Theory ebook

Ebook coverThe Chord Theory ebook summarize what you need to know about chords from a theoretical perspective. The text is supported by tables and diagrams.

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Content part 1:
1. Introduction
2. General music theory
  Notes, tones and pitches
  Sharps (#) and flats (b)
  The relationship between intervals, chords and scales
3. What is a guitar chord?
4. Chord categories explained
  Major and minor
  Diminished and augmented
  Seventh chords
    Major 7th
    Minor 7th
    Dominant 7th
  Extended chords
    Major 9th
    Minor 9th
    Dominant 9th
    Major 6th
    Minor 6th
    Major 13th
    Minor 13th
    Dominant 13th
Chord categories overview

Content part 2:
  Abbreviations in chord names
  Symbols in chord names
  Diatonic chords
5. How chords are played
  Omitted notes
  Inverted chords
  Block chords and broken chords
  Open position
  Barre chords
6. Key and chord chart

A theoretical course

In the long run, you will get a lot of benefits from knowing about the theory. How chords are constructed, how they can be separated into chord categories, or chord families, and – most important – why some chords sound great together while other doesn’t.

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