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NOW FIND CHORDS THAT GO TOGETHER IN ANY KEY

The diagram above shows the Major Scale in all 12 Keys

Just substitute the C Major Scale shown in the diagram on the left, with any of the major scales shown above to find the chords for your new key.

For example a I-IV-V Chord progression in the key of G could be G Major - C Major - D Major     

You could also use a G Major 7 - C Major 7 - D 7   too or any of the other options shown for a I-IV-V Chord progression, plus you could add any of the other chords such as A minor - B minor etc…

(This now would be  a I - II - III -IV - V type chord progression)

     I           II             III            IV          V

G Major - A minor - B minor - C Major - D Major

This is just the basics of chord harmony there are many other options that would work too.  Experiment, have fun.


All the chords you need for the moment are in the chord book here

CHORDS THAT GO TOGETHER USING THE DIAGRAM ABOVE

The diagram above shows the C Major Scale  (The Key of C)

So if you wanted to try a I-IV-V Chord progression in the key of C

Your fist ( I ) chord could be: C Major or C Major 7 or C Major 6 or C Major 9 or C add 9 or C sus 4.

Your second (IV) chord could be: F Major or F Major 7 or F Major 6 or F Major 9 or F add 9 or F sus 4 or F diminished 5.

Your third ( V ) chord could be: G Major or G7 or G Major 6 or G9 etc..


Now try adding another chord such as a II type chord, in this key that would be a D something.  Such as D minor or D minor 7 or D 7 sus 4 for example.  

Experiment for yourself and try many combinations in any order, then try chords in different Keys. See Diagram on the Right.

Chords in B Finding any Chord