Borrowed chords in a chord sequence
In this exercise, students are asked to invent a chord sequence that includes at least one borrowed chord.
Goal and output
Introducing students to borrowed chords through exploration
A chord sequence created by the student, containing at least one borrowed chord
• Explain the concept of borrowed 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 replace individual chords in the chord sequence with borrowed chords from another key.
Topics in the assignment
Detailed description of tools
You should use keyboards if this assignment is done in class.
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