Chord Tone

Category: Fretboard Knowledge

Description: A note that exists within a chord.

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7/8 Rhythm 7/8 means that there are seven quaver (eighth note) beats per bar
7#11 Theory A dominant 7th chord with the #11 added as an extension.
7#5 Theory he dominant seventh flat five chord (7b5) is a dominant seventh chord with a fifth lowered by a semitone. It is built with a root (1), a major third (3), a diminished fifth (b5) and a minor seventh (b7). The dominant b5 chord is an extremely important sound in jazz music due to its dissonant and unresolved sound
7#9 Theory A dominant 7 chord with the #9 added
7b5 Theory The dominant seventh flat five chord (7b5) is a dominant seventh chord with a fifth lowered by a semitone. It is built with a root (1), a major third (3), a diminished fifth (b5) and a minor seventh (b7). The dominant b5 chord is an extremely important sound in jazz music due to its dissonant and unresolved sound
7b9 Theory Dominant seventh flat ninth chords (7b9) are built by lowering the ninth of dominant 9 chords by one semitone, giving the harmonic formula : 1 (root), 3 (major third), 5 (perfect fifth), b7 (minor seventh) and b9 (minor ninth).
7th Arpeggios Fretboard Knowledge Arpeggios consisting of 1 3 5 7 of any given chord.
7th chords Chords/Harmony Chords made up from the 1,3,5,7
8 String Genre An eight string guitar
9/8 Rhythm 9/8 means that there are nine quaver (eighth note) beats per bar. You count 9/8 bars as either 9 beats per bar (1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9) or you can count them as 3 dotted quarter notes per bar. Examples of pieces in 9/8
9th Arpeggios Fretboard Knowledge Arpeggios consisting of 1 3 5 7 9 of any given chord.
9th Chords Chords/Harmony 7th Chords with the 9th added
Accent Phrasing An emphasised note
Accidental Theory A symbol that's used to lower or raise the pitch of a note in moststandard notation. These symbols are a sharp (♯), a flat (♭), or a natural sign (♮).
Acoustic Genre A guitar that does not require electrical amplification, having a hollow body that amplifies the string vibrations
Add9 Theory Adding the 9th degree to the triad.
Aeolian Modes/Scales The Aeolian mode is a musical mode or, in modern usage, a diatonic scale also called the natural minor scale. On the white piano keys, it is the scale that starts with A. Its ascending interval form consists of a key note, whole step, half step, whole step, whole step, half step, whole step, whole step.
Aeolian b5 Modes/Scales The Aeolian b5 scale is the 6th mode of the melodic minor scale. The scale can be thought of as the Aeolian scale with a b5 taken from the Blues scale. This scale works well over a m7b5 chords and for building tension over minor tonalities in general.
Album Progression/Song Form An album is a collection of audio recordings issued on compact disc (CD), vinyl, audio tape, or another medium such as digital distribution.
Altered Chords Chords/Harmony An altered chord is a chord that replaces one or more notes from the diatonic scale with a neighboring pitch from the chromatic scale. By the broadest definition, any chord with a non-diatonic chord tone is an altered chord.
Altered Dominant Chords/Harmony An altered dominant chord is a dominant chord that typically has a raised or lowered 9th and/or a raised or lowered 5th
Altered Pentatonic Modes/Scales A pentatonic scale taken from the Altered scale. 1 b3 3 #5 b7
Altered scale Modes/Scales The altered scale is a dominant scale where all the non-defining chord tones are altered. The three essential notes that define any chord are the root, the third, and the seventh (dominant chord = root, major third, flat seventh). Any note that isn't the root, the third, or the seventh can be altered.
Altered Tuning Misc Tunings other than the standard EADGBE on a six string guitar. These can be achieved by changing the tuning of any or all of the strings.