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Jonny May
Course
Intermediate
02:28:45

Learn and master half diminished and fully diminished 7th chords in all 12 keys. With inversions and practice exercises, you’ll build your confidence with these essential chords.

Course Objectives
  • Learn the construction of diminished and half diminished chords
  • Practice inversions for all 12 chords
  • Master exercises for blocked and broken chords
Learning Focus
  • Chords
  • Exercises
  • Technique
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Makes dimished chords fun!
Information presented in a fun and relaxed environment. Chock full of tips and strategies to help in understanding diminished chords
251 system
For each diminished chord, successively raise each note a semi tone to create a m7b5 chord. Then drop the raised note back to the diminished chord (7b9). Then play the m7 (1) chord that it resolves to. It’s a bit of a mental exercise to figure the names of the chords you are playing, but good for you.
thorough!!
I so appreciate how thorough, detail oriented and patient Jonny is. I feel as if I am creating a firm foundation (which I didn't do for all the years I took classical piano!) Thank you!!
Methodic
Pretty straightforward ! Now i can play diminished chords
Pleasant and serious, very useful
For me it is a starting point to break from the cage of a "only white keys playing"
Lots of fun
Helpful stuff, great instruction
Fun and challenging !
I'm gonna practice them all :D
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