In this article well look at more conventional chord scale options listed according to chord types. A triad is a chord with 3 notes a seventh chord is a chord with 4 or more notes lets do the same for note 2 of the c major scale.
Of course there are many different scales you can use over a single chord but we will get to that soon enough.
Chords and scales pdf. The ebook contains the most important scales for beginners such as major and minor but shows also more advanced patterns such as triads arpeggios seventh chords arpeggios pentatonic and blues scales. The d minor chord can be replaced by the d minor 7th chord. It contains a huge range of movable scale chord and arpeggio fingerboard diagrams allowing you to play in any key.
Basic guitar chords keys and scales december 30th 2004 5 in the above chart are listed what are called substitute chords. We developed some tools while playing and composing that helped us in our work. For the f major chord you can substitute an f major 7th chord.
This is the basis of and the idea behind the chord scale system. This site is geared to playing musicians and composers. So technically when improvising every.
Welcome to musical scales and chords. At first the tools were just a list of relationships that we used to help us find scales and chords. For each scale you can learn a number of different shapes and patterns depending on the zone of the fretboard youre working on.
Printable pdf ebook version. A future issue will address more advanced scale options such as cross referenced scales use of parent scales and synthetic scales along with. Practical because chords and scales belong together.
D f a 1 b3 5 the result is a d minor triad or dm. The first chord of each major scale form defines 5 different chord shapes or forms and as you would guess they are the g e c a and d form chords. Chord scales used in improvisation along with the criteria for choosing a specific scale over a chord.
Fretboard diagrams scales and modes arpeggios and chord charts a resource for bass players by dan hawkins. Lets say you played the first chords listed in chart 1 in the order that they were listed. Another name for the 1 of a chord is the root.
From d to f is a minor third and from f to a is a major third. Chord charts scale charts tabs and much more. Every single chord in a progression is allocated a particular scale which can be used to improvise over that particular chord.
Bass guitar scales chords and arpeggios is a printable pdf book for bass guitarists. 2 the notes circled in yellow show the open chord forms. After a while the lists became too long so we implemented some macros.