Piano Chord Inversions for Extended Chords

by Adassa
(Northampton, England)

Do you have ant tips for memorizing extended chord alterations?


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.


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