help remember how each chord type (major,
minor, etc.) sounds it is good to pick out
a song that you already know and use it
as a guide for your ear. Example:
The song "Anchors Aweigh" by George
Lottman and Alfred Miles starts on a "Major"
as F): "Anchors
by George Lottman and Alfred Miles.
The Fox" by
Hal David and Burt Bacharach.
as Fmaj7): "Blue
by Bobby Goldsboro.
by Felice Bryant and Boudleaux Bryant.
as F6): "Star
by Mitchell Parish and Hoagy Carmichael.
as Fm7): "Aquarius"
by James Rado, Gerome Ragni, and Galt
as F9): the
first full measure of "I
Left My Heart in San Francisco"
by Douglass Cross and George Cory.
will also be using this same technique for
note intervals in later lessons.
job over the next two weeks will be to look
through song books and find songs that you
know that start with each chord type shown
in the list above. Write the chord type, name
of the song, and the composers for the song
in your music workbook. Use songs that you
can hear clearly in your head and hum, whistle,