View Full Version : Opinion on this chord progression

03-16-2005, 03:42 AM
since i dont have a recorder tell me what you think of this

play Em and only play the bass notes on downstroke and play mostly on the higher strings with an upstroke. And count slowly 1 & 2 & 3 & and on the 4 beat play another chord (don't know the name), play that court twice as fast as the regular count. so like this

^ up strokes

thats more of an intro then it goes to this: i think its called a C9 but not sure but here it is


^ strum this in a regular medium pace struming pattern then goto a Am chord then in all down stroke in a choppy slow strumming play this


thats it try to bear with me on playign it without recording.....but it should be kinda sad song..........tell me waht you think

03-16-2005, 08:05 AM
Hi underfaced!

Em -> Bm7b5/D -> Em ->...

Nice. Must sound Phrygian and might work out as a bridge. You might also consider playing straight Bm7b5 to make the cadence stronger with B in bass:



Main part:
Cadd9/E -> Am -> Gadd9/D -> D

Although it ends with major D triad it still relates to D Dorian. If you get back to Em back again it should sound nice cos thus you'd establish Em as a temporary tonal center (VII(D) -> i(Em)).

Open sound, voiceled fine. The result will depend on the melody and structure you'll choose for your song.

Good luck! ;)