Introduction to Chords

Welcome to the Lesson Bank’s course “Introduction to Chords”, with Craig Faniani. In this video chords are explored – from their components to triads and sevenths chords, growing naturally from scale degrees. Major, minor, diminished and augmented triads, as well as major, minor, dominant, and half-diminished sevenths are explained.

Lessons

Part 1 – What’s a chord?

In this video chords are explored – from their components to triads and sevenths chords, growing naturally from scale degrees. Major, minor, diminished and augmented triads, as well as major, minor, dominant, and half-diminished sevenths are explained.

Part 2 – Inversions+

Welcome to the Lesson Bank’s video, Chords part 2, with Craig Faniani. This lesson focuses on naturally occurring triads, 7ths, inversions, chord progressions, symbols, and voice leading.

Part 3 – Progressions and Symbols

Welcome to the Lesson Bank’s video, Chords part 3, with Craig Faniani. This is a thorough study or chords and chord progressions including the Circle of 4ths, root movements, ii, V, I and Blues progressions, voicing, inversions, common tones, and how to read a chord symbol.

Part 4 – A Bunch on Chords

Welcome to the Lesson Bank’s video, Chords part 4, with Craig Faniani. Chord examples are defined along with extensions and alterations, suspended chords, “add2”, 6th chords, poly chords, and fraction chords.