To be able to compose chord sequences

In this lesson, you will learn how to compose a chord sequence using a DAW and explore a variety of ways of playing these chords.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Question 5

Q1.What does 'EDM' stand for?

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Q2.What does 'DAW' stand for?

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Q3.What are the three main parts of the drum kit?

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Q4.Which part of the drum kit plays 'four to the floor'?

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Q5.What is the term for when you move the same rhythm being performed to a different starting point?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What does 'EDM' stand for?

1/5

Q2.What does 'DAW' stand for?

2/5

Q3.What are the three main parts of the drum kit?

3/5

Q4.Which part of the drum kit plays 'four to the floor'?

4/5

Q5.What is the term for when you move the same rhythm being performed to a different starting point?

5/5

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Quiz:

Composing chord sequences

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What is a chord?

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Q2.Which degrees of the scale do you use to create a major triad?

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Q3.Which degrees of the scale do you use to create a minor triad?

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Q4.Which degree of the scale is considered 'home'?

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Q5.How many chords were in our composed chord progressions?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Composing chord sequences

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What is a chord?

1/5

Q2.Which degrees of the scale do you use to create a major triad?

2/5

Q3.Which degrees of the scale do you use to create a minor triad?

3/5

Q4.Which degree of the scale is considered 'home'?

4/5

Q5.How many chords were in our composed chord progressions?

5/5

Lesson summary: To be able to compose chord sequences

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