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Coram Deo
post Jan 23 2008, 06:10 PM
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Over the last couple of months I've noticed alot of the instructors have added chord names to the video screen that change as the lesson plays. I don't understand the goal in doing this, at first I thought they were key changes but quickly came to the conclusion that was not the case. So I can only assume they are chord names, but why, whats the point? I get the feeling I'm missing out on something by not knowing. Is it the chord progression that the song was made around, is it the arpeggio that the solo is being played in at the moment? Please anyone explain. And thanks!!


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post Jan 23 2008, 06:13 PM
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These are the chords currently being played in the backing track - it doesn;t make any difference to your learning of the solo part, but it adds important background information if you want to get more into the piece and learn and understand its chord progression.


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post Jan 23 2008, 06:18 PM
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I for one am finding it very useful smile.gif

Sometimes i'll choose a backing track- find the chords and try melodic improv by just arpeggiating. and thats thanks to the new feature..
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post Jan 23 2008, 06:20 PM
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Chord progression info is certainly most usefull. I would really love some lessons on how to build my own chord progressions - this is something im lacking in at present smile.gif


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post Jan 23 2008, 06:29 PM
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I was thinking exactly the same as you, mattacuk!


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post Jan 23 2008, 06:30 PM
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QUOTE (Davidian @ Jan 23 2008, 05:29 PM) *
I was thinking exactly the same as you, mattacuk!


Cool ! biggrin.gif I think Kris might of mentioned the other day this is an area he would like to see improved on and I have no doubt we will see something on this topic very soon smile.gif


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post Jan 23 2008, 07:14 PM
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Cool, that is what I was hopeing it was. Thanks for the info!! And I would also love a lesson on chord progressions!


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