Here’s How To Apply Diminished Chords In Cyclical Chord Progressions

You arrived at this page because you’re interested in learning how to apply diminished chords in cyclical chord progressions.

Although diminished chords are not commonly used, they are commonly applied in gospel music harmony to create or add more tension or bluesy feeling.

Let’s take sometime to review diminished chords before we proceed to how they are applied in cyclical chord progressions.

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Who Else Is Interested In Learning Passing Chords To Minor Chords?

There are passing chord types that are designed to precede minor chords in chord progressions and we’ll be learning a few of them like: The dominant seventh [flat ninth] chord The dominant seventh [flat ninth, sharp fifth] chord The dominant seventh [sharp ninth, sharp fifth] chord The dominant seventh [flat ninth, flat fifth] chord Let’s […]

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A Lesson On Essential Passing Chord Types That Resolve To Major Chords

In this lesson, we’ll be learning some passing chord types that are succeeded by major chords in a chord progression. Here you are: The dominant thirteenth [suspended fourth] chord The dominant seventh [flat ninth] chord The dominant thirteenth [flat ninth] chord The dominant thirteenth [add ninth] chord The dominant thirteenth [sharp eleventh] chord Let’s explore […]

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Exposed: Application Of The Major Seventh Chord In Gospel Music Harmony

Today, we will be looking at the application of the major seventh chord in gospel music harmony. A vast majority of musicians have learned and can play the major seventh chord, however, only a few have a clear understanding of the diverse applications of the major seventh chord. So many top players use the major […]

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6 Tips To Practicing Difficult Gospel Songs

Our focus in today’s lesson is on practicing difficult gospel songs. Have you ever wondered how top gospel keyboardists effortlessly play almost any song, no matter how difficult they seem? Have you ever thought that only talented people with gifted fingers can play the way you’ve always watched them do on TV? Well, that’s because […]

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Are You Using Tenth Intervals On Your Left Hand?

In today’s lesson, we’ll be focusing on the left hand and how it can be enhanced using tenth intervals. A vast majority of keyboard players are challenged with the left hand and are bereft of exactly what to play. I used to be there, so I know how it feels and that’s why I wrote […]

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The Harmonization Of The Major Scale Using The Mu Chord

You arrived at this page because you’re interested in learning about the harmonization of the major scale. Attention: Due to the fact that this lesson was written with intermediate players in mind, beginners may find it a little bit difficult to comprehend. However, there’s always something to learn in every lesson on this site. So, […]

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A Lesson On The Application Of The Circle Of Fourths And Fifths

In today’s lesson, we’ll be focusing on the application of the circle of fourths and fifths. The circle of fourths and fifths is popular among musicians and its importance cannot be denied because it’s used as a reference in a wide spectrum of topics in music. Let’s discuss briefly on the circle of fourths and […]

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Beginners: Have You Experienced The “Power” Of Power Chords?

In today’s lesson, we’re exposing you to the power of power chords. A vast majority of piano players are yet to figure out why their chords and progressions don’t sound full. According to Jonathan Powell, “what the left hand plays determines the outcome of a given chord; whether it would have a thick or thin texture” […]

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Exposed: The Smartest Known Way To Determine The Melody Of A Hymn Song

If you’re interested in learning how to determine the melody of a song, then you’re on the right page. Before we get started with the determination of melody, let’s take a look at the concept of melody. A Review On The Concept Of Melody According to Jermaine Griggs, “melody is a product of the relationship […]

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