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Question: Are there many people who understand that Em E maj7 Bmb7 E Dim/aug b#5 dim business written above music!?!?!?
I know what a chord is and the ordinary triads
i just can't memorize any of these chords the keyboard books give you!? It may as well be written in Greek
D'you need to have a special kind of memory to understand em!?Www@QuestionHome@Com

Best Answer - Chosen by Asker:
I sure do!.

Minor Triad-1-b3-5
Em=E G B

Major 7 Chord- 1 3 5 7
E Maj 7= E G# B D#

I think you mean Bbm7
Minor 7th chord 1 b3 5 b7
Bbm7 chord= Bb Db F Ab

Diminished triad= 1 b3 b5
E dim= E G Bb

Augmented triad=1 3 #5
E Aug= E G# C

What do you mean by b#5!? Do you mean a dominant 7th chord with a #5 like G7#5!?


Remember this!. There are FOUR kinds of triads!.

Major, Minor, Augmented and Diminshed!. Everything else is just an extension of those chords!.

To make it even easier for my students I categorize the augmented and diminshed chords as members of the 7th chord family because they're really just partial 7ths!. Take E augmented for example!. If you add a Bb to it it becomes a C7#5 chord: C E G# Bb!. So if I'm soloing over chords like that, I'll think of them as 7ths!.Www@QuestionHome@Com

No, you just need to keep reading them!.
Everyday!.After a few months, it will be second nature!.
No big deal, just like reading now!.

Anyway there are lots of websites to help break it down for you!.

I mean it isnt to hard really once you get used to it
e minor
e major etc etc



The one thing that always stood out for me when I first began learning the guitar was that you have to practise a lot!. I suppose it's the same in your case!. Keep practising until you get it - which you will do eventually!.Www@QuestionHome@Com

just keep on playing the chords and sooner or later you'll get it!. i know i did!.!.!. probably because i just got lazy to look it up that i finally memorized it, lol!.Www@QuestionHome@Com


there are pretty simple but get ureself a full chord sheet with where you need to put your fingers and your away :)
chord sheets can be brought from any music shopsWww@QuestionHome@Com

Practice/Study eventually =memoryWww@QuestionHome@Com

with enough practince youll get itWww@QuestionHome@Com