Piano Chord Inversions for Extended Chords

by Adassa
(Northampton, England)

Do you have ant tips for memorizing extended chord alterations?


ANSWER

Hi, Adassa--

I can tell you how my students learn the inversions of extended chords, and ALL chords, for that matter.

I have them practice all of the inversions, hands separately, of each chord in groups. For example, all inversions of the Dominant 7th chords in the Keys of C G D A and E.

Be sure to use the correct fingering and go from the root position up to the next root position and then back down. Do each chord at least 3 times at a sitting.

Soon, you will be able to visualize and thus memorize these inversions away from the piano.

If you are unsure of the Dominant 7th chords, you will find a free printable PDF file at:

Piano Chord Charts

Please let us know if you have any further questions.

Lynne

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Ask Piano Questions.

Page copy protected against web site content infringement by Copyscape