Deluxe Encyclopedia of Piano Chords (Book)
A Complete Study of Chords, How to Use Them
The Deluxe Encyclopedia of Piano Chords is a thorough analysis of chords and how to use them as applied to the piano keyboard. Virtually every conceivable chord in all inversions is shown in bass and treble clef notation as well as in keyboard graphics. This study does not only list chord types; it also explains how each type of chord is constructed. In addition, the text provides information on usage, scales, and rhythm patterns. This valuable volume will enable the keyboardist to effectively use ...more
Product Number:
93333
Format:
Book
Skill Level:
Multiple Levels
Notation Type:
Standard Notation
Pages:
96
Binding:
Squareback Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-8716-6579-4
ISBN13:
978-08716-6579-9
Series:
Encyclopedia
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
11/26/1973
The Deluxe Encyclopedia of Piano Chords is a thorough analysis of chords and how to use them as applied to the piano keyboard. Virtually every conceivable chord in all inversions is shown in bass and treble clef notation as well as in keyboard graphics. This study does not only list chord types; it also explains how each type of chord is constructed. In addition, the text provides information on usage, scales, and rhythm patterns. This valuable volume will enable the keyboardist to effectively use and apply the full diversity of chord possibilities in creating interesting, personal, and colorful musical styles.

Piano Keyboard Diagram  
Intervals 
Half-Step and Whole-Step  
Accidentals 
Chart of Accidentals  
Major Scales 
Scale Degrees  
Chords 
Chord-Tones  
Inversions  
Construction of Common Chords Minor Triad 
Major Triad Augmented Triad 
Lowered Fifth Triad  
Diminished Triad Major Seventh Chord 
Dominant Seventh Chord 
Minor Seventh Chord  
Major Sixth Chord Minor Sixth Chord 
Diminished Seventh Chord 
Minor Seventh Lowered Fifth Chord  
Seventh Augmented Fifth Chord Seventh Lowered Fifth Chord Seventh Suspended Fourth Chord Major Seventh Flatted Third, Flatted 
Fifth Chord  
Major Seventh Flatted Third, Augmented Fifth Chord 
Major Ninth Chord Ninth Chord 
Ninth Augmented Fifth Chord  
Ninth Lowered Fifth Chord Minor Ninth Chord 
Minor Ninth Augmented Fifth Chord 
Minor Ninth Lowered Fifth Chord  
Seventh Flatted Ninth Chord Eleventh Chord 
Eleventh Flatted Ninth Chord 
Eleventh Augmented Fifth Chord  
Thirteenth Chord 
Thirteenth Flatted Ninth Chord Seven Six Chord 
Six Nine Chord  
Enharmonic Notation  
Numbering the Fingers  
Explanation of the Keyboard 
Diagrams and Annotation  
Key of C Major, Scales and Chords  
Key of Db Major (Identical to C# 
Major) Scales and Chords  
Key of D Major, Scales and Chords  
Key of Eb Major, Scales and Chords  
Key of E Major, Scales and Chords  
Key of F Major, Scales and Chords  
Key of F# Major (Identical to Gb 
Major), Scales and Chords  
Key of G Major, Scales and Chords  
Key of Ab Major, Scales and Chords  
Key of A Major, Scales and Chords  
Key of Bb Major, Scales and Chords  
Key of B Major (Identical to Cb 
Major), Scales and Chords  
Range of the Bass, Chords and Melody  
Using Chords to Ploy Popular Music  
The Waltz Rhythm Pattern  
The Fox Trot Rhythm Pattern  
Alternating the Bass  
Using Different Chord Positions  
Alternating the Alternating Bass  

 
Series: Encyclopedia
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