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Welcome to the Chord Piano Section. This page is devoted for all of us who wish to start learning to play the piano by chords. With these beginning piano lessons we'll be learning to play the play piano by playing different chords by ear and then check out if we got them right based on some theoretical knowledge we're going to acquire together in these chord piano lessons.

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These chord lessons offer you everything you need in order to learn to play chords. We will start with the basic and before you know it, you'll be able to play your favourite song whether it's pop, rock, funk or anything else that comes to mind.

Chord Lessons - Beginning Chord Piano Lessons

Introduction to Piano Chords
Lesson 1 - Introduction

What's a Chord, What's Harmony...

All Major Chord on Piano
Lesson 2 - Major Chords

Intervals in a Major Chord,

Piano Chord Chart
Lesson 3 - Chord Chart of All Major Chords

Piano Chord Chart of All Major Chords...

Chord Inversions
Lesson 4 - Chord Inversions

How to Invert Chords, What are Chord Inversions for...

Minor Chords on Piano
Lesson 5 - Minor Chords

Minor Chords, A Minor Chord,

A Free Piano Chord Chart of All Minor Chords
Lesson 6 - A Free Piano Chart of Minor Chords

A Free Piano Chord Chart of all Minor Chords...

Slash Chord
Lesson 7 - Slash Chords

What's a Slash Chord, A Song with Slash Chords...

C Diminished
Lesson 8 - Diminished Chords

C Diminished, Intervals in Diminished Chords...

C Augmented
Lesson 9 - Augmented Chords

C Augmented, Intervals in Augmented Chords, Chord Chard of Diminished Chords...

These next piano chord lessons focus on piano chord theory. We will learn how to analyse chord functions and then use it in order to start playing harmonies by ear, re-harmonize and transpose.

Chord Theory

Piano Chord Theory
Lesson 1 - Intro

Scale Degrees in Major and Minor Scales, Theory Exercises...

Three Chords and the Truth
Lesson 2 - Three Chords and the Truth

Tonic, Subdominant, Dominant Chord...

7th chords
Lesson 3 - 7th chords

Dominant Chords, Major 7th Chords...

Three Chord Songs
Lesson 4 -Three Chord Songs

Three Chord Songs List, Three Chord Songs for Christmas...

Chord Substitution
Lesson 5-Chord Substitutions

Turn Around, Supertonic, Submediant...

Chord Construcion
Lesson 6 - Chord Construction of seventh chords

Major Seventh Chords, Minor Seventh Chords, Dinished Seventh Chords...

Sus Chords
Lesson 7 - Sus Chords

Sus7 Chord, Sus2 Chord, Sus4 Chord...

Chord Progression
Lesson 8 - The Diatonic Circle Chord Progression

Falling fifth, voice Leading in the Diatonic Cricle...

Secondary Dominant Chord
Lesson 9 - The Secondary Dominant Chord

The function of the Secondary Dominant, A chord Chart of Secondary Dominant Chords...

Killing Me Softly Piano Tutorial.
Lesson 10 - Chord Progressions in Killing Me Softly

Secondary Dominant, II-V-I and more...

Lionel Richie Hello Piano Tutorial
Lesson 11 - The Diatonic Circle in Hello by Lionel Richie

Chord Progressions in Hello by Lionel Richie, The Diatonic Circle....

12 Bar Blues
Lesson 12 - The 12 Bar Blues

Major Blues, Minor Blues, Blues Scheme

Blues Chords
Lesson 13 - Blues Chords

Seventh Chords in the Blues, Blues Structure

Blues Chord Progressions
Lesson 14 - Blues Chord Progressions

Expending the Blues Structure, A Bluesy Groove

Lesson 15 - Shell Voicings

What's shell voicings? Examples of shell voicings, Voice leading in Shell Voicings

I Got Rhythm
Lesson 16 - I Got Rhythm - Examples of Chord Progressions

Chord Progressions in I Got Rhythm...

Jazz chords Lessons

C Major 9
Lesson 1 - Adding the 9th

9th in Jazz Chords, Chord with a 2nd, Inversion of a 9th Chord...

C minor 11
Lesson 2 - Adding the 11th

11th in Jazz Chords, Inversion of 11th Chords...

II-V-I Chord Progression in Jazz
Lesson 3 - Adding the 13th

13th Chords in Jazz, Inversions of 13th Chords...

Jazz Blues
Lesson 4 - The II-V-I Jazz Chord Progression

II-V-I in Jazz, Inversion of Jazzy II-V-I Chord Progressions...

Piano Chord Chart
Lesson 5 - Adding the lowered or raised 9th, 11th, 13th to Jazz Chords

Adding Jazzy Colors to the Blues, Expending the Blues...

All Major Chords

C Major Chord
C Major

C# chord
C# Major / Db Major

D Major Chord
D Major

Eb Major
D# Major / Eb Major Chord

E Major Chord
E Major Chord

F Major Chord
F Major Chord

F# Major / Gb Major
F# Major / Gb Major

G Major Chord
G Major

G# Major Chord / Ab Major Chord
G# Major / Ab Major

A Major Chord
A Major

Bb Major Chord
A# Major / Bb Major

Piano B Major Chord
B Major

All Minor Piano Chords

C Minor Chord on Piano
C Minor (Cm)

C#m chord
C# Minor / Db Minor (C#m / Dbm )

Piano D Minor Chord
D Minor (Dm)

Piano Ebm
D# Minor / Eb Minor (D#m / Ebm)

Piano E Minor Chord
E Minor Chord (Em)

Piano F Minor Chord
F Minor Chord (Fm)

Piano F# Minor / Gb Minor Chord
F# Minor / Gb Minor (F#m / Gbm)

G Minor Chord
G Minor (Gm)

Piano G# Minor Chord / Ab Minor Chord
G# Minor / Ab Minor (G#m / Abm )

Piano A minor Chord (Am)
A Minor (Am)

Piano Bb Minor Chord
A# Minor / Bb Minor (A#m / Bbm)

Piano B Minor Chord (Bm)
B Minor

All Major 7th Piano Chords

C7 on Piano

Piano C#7 / Db7 chord
C#7 / Db7

Piano D7 Chord

Piano Eb7
D#7 / Eb7

Piano E7 Chord
E7 Chord

Piano F7 Chord
F7 Chord

Piano F#7 / Gb7 Chord
F#7 / Gb7

Piano G7 Chord

Piano G#7 Chord / Ab7 Chord
G#7 / Ab7

Piano A7

Piano Bb7 Chord
A#7 / Bb7

Piano B7 Chord

All Minor 7th Piano Chords

Cm7 on Piano

Piano C#m7 / Dbm7 chord
C#m7 / Dbm7

Piano Dm7 Chord

Piano Ebm7
D#m7 / Ebm7

Piano Em7 Chord
Em7 Chord

Piano Fm7 Chord
Fm7 Chord

Piano F#m7 / Gbm7 Chord
F#m7 / Gbm7

Piano Gm7 Chord

Piano G#m7 Chord / Abm7 Chord
G#m7 / Abm7

Piano Am7

Piano Bbm7 Chord
A#m7 / Bbm7

Piano Bm7 Chord

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