Chord Change Anchor 567

Chord Change Anchor 567  by Rockmaster

How to Change Chords with Chord Change Anchor 567

Chord Change Anchor 567

Every diatonic chord will also contain the 5th, or 6th, or 7th note of the scale and can also be used as anchors.

We will call this Chord Change Anchor 567.

If there are non-diatonic chords the b5 and #5 and b7 may also be present.

Example 7

In example 7a the key is B major and the anchor notes are F# (5), G (#5), G# (6), A# (7) and are at the bottom of all the chords.

Play  The Air That I Breathe

In example 7b the key is B major and the anchor notes are F# (5), G# (6), A# (7) and are at the bottom of all the chords.

Play    O Holy Night 

In example 7c the key is D major and the anchor notes are A (5), B (6), C# (7) and are at the bottom of all the chords.

Play  Feliz Navidad

In example 7d the key is Bb major and the anchor notes are F (5), G (6), A (7) and are at the bottom of all the chords.

Play   Ave Maria Bb

In example 7e the key is Ab major and the anchor notes are Eb (5), F (6), G (7) and are at the bottom of all the chords.

Play   Ave Maria Ab

In example 7f the key is C major and the anchor notes are G (5), A (6), B (7), G# (#5) and are at the bottom of all the chords

Play   I Left My Heart In San Francisco

In example 7g the key is C major and the anchor notes are G (5), A (6), B (7) and are at the bottom of all the chords. The piece also contains non-diatonic chords, so there is F# (Gb the b5th).

Play  Moon River

Example 8

The principles also apply to minor keys.In example 8a the key is F minor and the anchor notes are

C (5), Db (6), Eb (7) and are at the bottom of all the chords.

Note: You could also think 345 of the relative major (Ab).

Play   This Masquerade  

 

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