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Circle of Fifths Review in D

This lesson is part of the course Theory for Mandolin and Fiddle with Chad Manning.
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Learn the basics of music theory as it relates to four-string instruments tuned in fifths. Chad’s practical approach will deepen your knowledge of chords, scales, and arpeggios, and help you integrate them into your playing.
 
 
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Learn how major chord arpeggios are constructed and how to find them on the mandolin/fiddle fingerboard. Chad explains that major chords are constructed of roots, thirds, and fifths: the first, third, and fifth notes in a major scale. Then he shows you different finger patterns for major arpeggios in bluegrass keys, giving you handy ways to visualize each pattern and advice about practicing them in different ways.
 
 
 
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Circle of Fifths Review in D  
 
Circle of Fifths Review in D  
 
Circle of Fifths Review in D
Circle of Fifths Review in D
 
In this lesson, Chad reviews all of the concepts he’s been illustrating using the “Sweet Georgia Brown” circle-of-fifths progression, but this time in the key of D. “Sweet Georgia Brown” in F allows you to practice on D7, G7, C7, and F chords, but if you move it to the key of D, you’ll be able to practice on B7, E7, A7, and D chords. Chad reviews the major and dominant nine arpeggios for these chords as well as approach notes, major sixths, and “chords within chords.”

 
 
 
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