Chords Ear Training Questions | EasyEarTraining.com

How can you recognise chord inversions by ear?

Once you have spent some time on chords ear training you should be able recognise major, minor, augmented and diminished triads by ear. A useful next step is to work on recognising the different inversions of each chord. Recap: What is an inversion? An inversion of a...

How do I know what chord comes next?

Chord progressions are the basis of harmony in songs and there are many common or standard progressions that are useful to know. (a “chord progression“ is simply a sequence of chords: one chord after another.) Chord progressions are often thought about in...

Why do all pop songs sound the same?

The most powerful concept in learning to play songs by ear is the “1 4 5 progression”, or the “3 chord song”. This can also include “1 4 5 6” (or “I IV V vi“) progressions and 4-chord songs. In short: So many songs sound...

What is a chord?

A chord is three or more notes played at once. Different combinations of notes will create different chord sounds. Some work well together – some not so much! http://www.EasyEarTraining.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/FAQ-Chord-1.mp3 Listen to a chord (E major...

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