Part 1 on major 7 guitar chords from the key of C major focusing on Fmaj7 guitar chords. I have 21 open guitar chords for Fmaj7, Fmaj9, Fmaj13 & Fmaj9/13. And I cover the intervals and notes in each chord, as well as the resolution tendency for each chord type. Part 2 covers Cmaj7 chords.
There are a number of different systems of music notation for the guitar. Those systems are standard treble clef, lead sheets, guitar tab, chord charts, chord diagrams, Nashville numbers, and Roman number analysis. I explain each type, have graphics for each, cover how to read and use each of them, and have PDF files free for download.
This article is geared towards the guitarist or musician interested in playing and \ or writing music in time signatures other than 4/4 common time. I have 117 song examples of time signatures from rock, country, folk and other genres in 5 commonly seen time signatures other than common time. I also have song examples with odd time signatures and polyrhythms.
The 7#5b9 chord is one of the best altered 7th chords in my opinion. I have 10 open and closed chords for the 7#5b9 and E7#5b9 chords, as well as a chord I came up with: the 7#5b9/#9. I cover the intervals in the chord, the chord tones for the chords in the key of E and talk about how and when to use the chord.
The 7b5#9 chord is one of the four 7alt chords in music, typically built from the altered scale. Altered seventh chords, in the strictest sense, are dominant 7th chords that have both an altered 5th and an altered 9th. I cover the notes and intervals for the 7♭5#9 chord, how to use the chord and show 3 closed voicings and 8 open for the 7♭5#9 chord.
This article covers the 6 diminished chords for the key F#. I go over the intervals in each chord type, the notes in the F# diminished chords and the scales those chords come from. I have 21 open F# diminished chords and explain how to use the chords in your song writing.