C Major Chord: You Know It, But What Can You Do With It?
Everybody who has ever been around a piano knows the C major chord – C, E, and G. Those are the root note, 3rd and 5th of the C major scale. But it’s one thing to know a chord, and another thing altogether to know what to do with it.
Watch this short video to see some things you can do with the C major chord and the C major scale:
Notice that the C major chord – symbol C – is based on the C major scale. A scale is a row of notes that climbs from the root note up a musical ladder to the octave note, and in the case of the C scale, that is all white keys: CDEFGABC.
If you see the importance of not only knowing chords, but what to do with them, then do yourself a favor and take a course on some of the patterns you can create from chords to make a song lots more interesting:
For more about the key of C consult Wikipedia:
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