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Chord Progression Modules

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Roadmap: Play Chords By Ear

This Roadmap shows you how you can use Musical U training modules and exercises to learn to play chords by ear.

Learn

Ear Expansion Progressions

Ear Expansion: Progressions

Learn all about what chord progressions are and why they’re important in music.

After completing this module: you will understand what chord progressions are and how learning to recognise the most common ones will help you to be more musical.

3-Chord Songs and the 4-Chord Trick

3-Chord Songs and the 4-Chord Trick

Learn how the same 3- and 4-chord progressions power thousands of hit songs and how you can play them by ear with the 3-Chord Songs and the 4-Chord Trick eBook.

After completing this module: you will understand what the I, IV, V and vi chords are, and why their progressions are so important.

Practice

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Chord Progression Recognition 1

Practice recognising the most common chord progressions by ear.

After completing this module: you will be able to reliably recognise the I, IV, V and vi chords in progressions.

Progression Practice I-IV-V

Progression Practice: I-IV-V

Start to practice your I, IV, V chord recognition skills with realistic music tracks in a variety of styles: Pop, Rock, Dance, Solo Piano and Solo Guitar.

After completing this module: you will be able to recognise 3-chord (I-IV-V) progressions in a variety of musical styles.

progressions practice I-IV-V-vi

Progression Practice: I-IV-V-vi

Practice your I, IV, V, vi chord recognition skills with realistic music tracks in a variety of styles: Pop, Rock, Dance, Solo Piano and Solo Guitar.

After completing this module: you will be able to recognise 4-chord (I-IV-V-vi) progressions in a variety of musical styles.

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Basslines: I-IV-V-vi

Practice using the bassline of I, IV, V, vi chord progressions to recognise the chords with realistic music tracks in a variety of styles: Pop, Rock, Dance and Solo Guitar.

After completing this module: you will be able to recognise 4-chord (I-IV-V-vi) progressions in a variety of musical styles by listening to the bassline.

Apply

Popular Progressions

Popular Progressions

Apply your chord recognition skills to real music, recognising the I-IV-V chords and playing 3-chord songs by ear with the Popular Progressions training album.

After completing this module: you will be able to recognise 3-chord (I-IV-V) progressions in real music.

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Classic Chords

Apply your chord recognition skills to real music, recognising the I, IV, V and vi (six minor) chord and learn to play four-chord songs by ear with the Classic Chords training album.

After completing this module: you will be able to recognise 4-chord (I-IV-V-vi) progressions in real music.

Free Course: Play Chords By Ear!

Did you know that by learning to recognise just a small number of chords you can easily play thousands of popular songs by ear?

Take a short email course which teaches you the “shortcut way” to play chords by ear. It works for any instrument or style of music.

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