Augmented sixth chords in a chord sequence
In this exercise, students are asked to invent a chord sequence that includes at least one augmented sixth chord.
Goal and output
Introducing students to augmented sixth chords through exploration
A chord sequence created by the student, containing at least one augmented sixth chord
• Explain the concept of augmented sixth chords to students.
• Instruct students to begin by selecting a key and devising a chord sequence that only contains chords native to the key.
• Instruct students to add augmented sixth chords to the chord sequence, preceding I or V degree chords.
Topics in the assignment
Detailed description of tools
You should use keyboards if this assignment is done in class.
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