Monthly Archives: December 2015

Vocabulary – Part 8

Resolve/Resolution:  In music,when a note, chord, or progression strays from the key and becomes dissonant the act of bringing what is being played back into the key and regaining consonance is called resolving. Tuning machines: For stringed instruments, these are the

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Vocabulary – Part 7

Suspended (sus) chords: Chords which replace the third with either the perfect fourth or the major second. Because these chords do not play the third in the scale, they are neither truly major nor minor. Ninth chords: A ninth chord, for example C9,

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