• 5 dyads you can put to work for you right away!

    As you know from this past lesson, a dyad is a 2-note combination.

    People still debate over whether it should officially be called a “chord” or if it’s just an interval. (Those who want to keep it just an “interval” believe that chords start at three or more notes).

    But who cares what you think of them as — they can enhance your playing! :-)

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    Anyone else want to learn another easy way to classify chords?

    Most people just classify chords by name and chord quality (major vs minor, augmented vs diminished). But today, I want to show you another world. Here’s how to think of chords by the number of notes they contain. This will be short and to the point.

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    Here’s a method that’ll make your chords more powerful

    powerchord.jpgThis post won’t be long. In fact, it’ll be real simple. If you’ve always wondered how to make your chords sound full, here’s a strategy you can start implementing right away. If you already do this, then you’ll enjoy this as a review.

    Power chords are basically made up of a perfect fifth interval. Some refer to it as a dyad since it’s really only two notes (the more commonly “triad” is a three-note chord)… [more]

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