How To Write Chord Progressions – Songwriting Basics [Music Theory- Diatonic Chords]

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01:09- Forming Diatonic Chords in C
02:40- 3 rules for writing chords
05:55- Quick example in G (with split measure)
08:25- General chord writing advice
11:03- The next steps from here

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Kish Fox says:

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Mtaalas says:

It's good advice for complete beginner (I started there too), but if you write music chords first, it'll sound like you did… boring and unoriginal and the melody is going to sound like it was made after the fact… just as boring and unoriginal and non rememberable.

Write your melody first, and make everything else a slave to your melodies and you'll be writing stuff that's unforgettable and original… i guarantee that.

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Наталія Базь says:

As far as I understand, this music is not 4 bars long, but 4n + 1. Or 4n, but the very last bar must be I, not IV or V. Right?

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Joe Arnette says:

Please do a video on secondary dominants and borrowed chords. I would really enjoy that. Also, you are an incredible teacher. Thank you so much.

DisplayName says:

Are the rules the same when playing in minor keys?

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