Suggested Learning Resources


2) Video Lesson: Altered Chords , creativeguitarstudio channel

3) Online Reading: Adding Flavor to Chords ,

4) Interactive Lesson: Extended Chords Constructinon ,

Music Theory QuickThink: 

-          Major Triads or Dominant Seventh chords can have their 5th raised or lowered to create an “altered 5th chord”

-          If the 5th is raised by one half step, it is marked as +5 or #5 or aug5  ... Example  C+5 , or C7(+5)

-          If the 5th is lowered by one half step, it is marked as -5 or b5 or dim5 ... Example  C-5 , or C7(-5)

Objective 39.3: Examples in Music: YouTube

Objective 39.3: Identify, Notate, Altered (5ths) chords using Chord Symbol/Jazz labels