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The Whole Tone Scale (Single String)

The Whole Tone Scale (Single String) The whole tone scale consists of 6 consecutive major 2nds. The notes in the key of C are: C D E F# G# Bb/A# Songs that use mostly whole tone scale harmony are extremely rare, because of the sameness of sound. It’s really only in jazz–music that you would
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Using 6ths to Beef Up Your Rhythm Playing.

Using 6ths to Beef Up Your Rhythm Playing. Today I’ll show you how to beef up your rhythm playing with 6 intervals. If you’re not sure what 6ths are or uncertain how to play them: you would benefit from studying this blog first: 6th Intervals. I’m very excited about writing today’s blog because I know
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Musical Cadences

Cadences A cadence is a series of at least 2 chords that signals the end of a phrase, a song section, or the end of a musical composition. Cadences create a sense of resolution, finality or a pause. When a cadence creates a strong sense of finality, it is called a strong cadence. When a
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Sus9 Chords.

Sus9 chords. This is a fun chord to know about and to make your rhythm guitar playing more colorful. The formula of the sus9 chord is: 1 4 b7 9 Translating this formula to notes, starting on G, gives the notes G C F A . This is a Gsus9 chord. You could also call
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Hybrid Chords as Passing Chords in Rock Music.

Hybrid Chords as Passing Chords in Rock Music. Hybrid chords are chords that are written as “letter / letter”. The first letter is the chord, the 2nd letter is a bass note. As an example: C/D is a C chord with a D bass note underneath the C chord. Many guitar players, when they see
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