Minor Keys and Tonic Chords

In yesterday’s podcast, we spoke about minor key chords.  It was a way of combining a discussion about minor keys and chords in root position.  But, we also talked about playing minor chords the way they appear in the ‘popular chord dictionary for piano’, for instance.  Have fun!  Your homework is below: Practice playing Cminor, […]

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Lit or Lilt?

We’ve all heard by now how to use “lit” in a sentence here in the 21st century of pop culture sayings.  But, what about the word “lilt” to describe what you’ve heard?  If we say that a voice or a piece of music has a ‘lilting’ quality, what do we really mean and how can […]

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Play by Ear: C, F & G

Oh say can you play…C, F & G chords by ear?!–It’s all apart of our new Chords for All 12-part series.  For the next twelve weeks, we’ll refresh your memory about what it means to play C, F, & G Chords.  So, “do you homework” and have some fun finding the chords that you wish […]

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Another Resource…

Please see another music making resource for your piano lessons below: Popular Chord Dictionary for Piano  Thank you for listening to yesterday’s podcast on CMajor Before The Show.  Tune in later today for another discussion on music making and wellness on The CMajor Radio Show. Our new poll is listed here:  https://PollEv.com/multiple_choice_polls/1hKBX

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Chord Progressions Fun

This week’s homework should be fun.  First, find A Long Walk — Words and Music by Andre Harris and Jill Scott.  The chord progression starts with Bm9, E11, B/C# and then Bm9, Gmaj7/A, B/F# (repeat two more times).  That’s just the first 8 measures/bars of the song.  If you have time, listen to our discussion […]

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