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Old 02-03-2013, 01:43 PM   #1
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Rarely used chords?

Can you guys give me some rarely used chords that sound great? Thanks in advance i mean chords like this etc..

e---0-----------
B---5----------
G---4-------------
D---6----------
A---7-----------
D---------------
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Old 02-03-2013, 01:45 PM   #2
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Is this real life?
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Old 02-03-2013, 01:52 PM   #3
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That's E major dude.
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Old 02-03-2013, 01:57 PM   #4
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Is this real life?

Good question.
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Old 02-03-2013, 02:09 PM   #5
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Is this real life?

Probably just phantasy.
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Old 02-03-2013, 02:21 PM   #6
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That's E major dude.


It is. E major is pretty popular.
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Old 02-03-2013, 02:26 PM   #7
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How about augmented chords, used in jazz a fair bit I suppose though :/
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Old 02-03-2013, 02:45 PM   #8
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Is this just phantasy?
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Old 02-03-2013, 03:17 PM   #9
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Is this just phantasy?


Caught in a landslide, no scape from reality...
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Old 02-03-2013, 04:33 PM   #10
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That's E major dude.

That made me laugh.
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Old 02-03-2013, 06:57 PM   #11
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Old 02-03-2013, 07:09 PM   #12
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I don't see how E major is a "rarely" used chord. If anything, it's a very common chord.
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Old 02-03-2013, 09:27 PM   #13
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Can you guys give me some rarely used chords that sound great? Thanks in advance i mean chords like this etc..

e---0-----------
B---5----------
G---4-------------
D---6----------
A---7-----------
D---------------
Dude, just put a capo on the 4th fret, and play C major (open). You should see the family resemblance.
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Old 02-04-2013, 12:44 AM   #14
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killer secret chord i found
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Old 02-04-2013, 01:17 AM   #15
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I know a great voicing for Em7add11:

e-0-
B-0-
G-0-
D-0-
A-0-
E-0-
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Old 02-04-2013, 01:19 AM   #16
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I know a great voicing for Em7add11:

e-0-
B-0-
G-0-
D-0-
A-0-
E-0-
Is that a moveable voicing.........
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Old 02-04-2013, 01:43 AM   #17
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Personally, one of my favorite little used chords is Badd11:
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e|-0 B|-0 G|-8 D|-9 A|-9 E|-7
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Old 02-04-2013, 02:03 AM   #18
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Old 02-04-2013, 03:12 AM   #19
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Are you using chords that are rarely used or are you rarely using chords?
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Old 02-04-2013, 04:38 AM   #20
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Didn't The Moody Blues do an album about this. "In Search of the Rare Chord", or something like that...?

Edit: Sorry that was, "In Search of the Lost Chord".... My bad.....
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