Make EPIC Chord Progressions using the CIRCLE of FIFTHS


Create unique and epic-sounding chord progressions using just the Circle of Fifths. We use the Plagal Cadence as the foundation for this Music Theory & Songwriting lesson. Please follow us on Patreon and support our channel with a minimum of 5$ (monthly) to receive an unlimited supply of Jason’s handwritten notes, notation, and other relevant practice material: https://www.patreon.com/jasonzac Here's our entire series on Cadences and Chord Progressions which will keep getting updated: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLrNNL05e9FT_sKjWd1c7K_S55cZ15jAKI

00:00 - Performance

00:27 - Introduction & Lesson Goals

01:11 - Understanding the “Circle of Fifths”

02:49 - Building progressions using the Circle (Plagal Cadences)

04:37 - Composing a Melody over the Chords - Ab Eb Bb F C

06:43 - Songwriting - Diatonic and beyond

07:35 - Ostinato Pattern with Constant “C” bass

09:19 - Revision

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