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Old 02-09-2013, 05:58 AM   #41
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Oh yeah?!!

My teacher says two.

And my teacher is bigger than your teacher and will whup his ass.
If your teacher believes that two notes make a chord, then the only thing getting a whupping, is your wallet....
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Old 02-09-2013, 07:57 AM   #42
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A 2-note chord is a dyad.

Yes, 2 notes sounding together are more commonly called intervals and I appreciate it's not a popular opinion on this forum, but regardless of the popularity of the opinion 2 notes sounding together is a chord.

All people who voted for 'only triads and above are chords' deduct 2 house points, please put your coat down a peg and move one desk back.
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Old 02-09-2013, 08:05 AM   #43
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but a chord is 3 notes sounding together lol
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Old 02-09-2013, 01:35 PM   #44
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Now, THAT'S a cord. You cunts.
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Old 02-09-2013, 02:24 PM   #45
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Now, THAT'S a cord. You cunts.


uhmm no that is a atonal semi-diodic trioharmonic diminished augmented 7th cord gees man wtf is wrong you?
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Old 02-09-2013, 02:27 PM   #46
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guys should i get an 8 string guitar or a 7 string bass what do i do
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Old 02-09-2013, 02:37 PM   #47
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I got two words for you, Hail.... size matters.
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Old 02-09-2013, 03:01 PM   #48
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Old 02-09-2013, 03:09 PM   #49
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I'm no theory guy but with heavy distortion I tend to skip the octave as do most metal bands for the most part simply because it can muddy the chord and make it sound uneven. skipping it also makes playing fast power chords riffs much easier and less tensing to play. full powerchords tend to be used for slower sustained riffs at-least from all the tabs I've seen this is pretty typical of guys like hetfield. Maiden and Sabbath are no exception though, they also tend to use 2 note powerchords


This - fast chord changes: easier with two strings, no real audible difference, slow parts sustained chords: fuller sound with three strings.
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Old 02-09-2013, 03:26 PM   #50
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You can call two notes sounding harmonically a chord and virtually no one but jerk-offs and nublets will get mad at you (outside of a guitar forum, that is). In fact, I'd wager you'd find more sources describing chords as two or more notes than three or more notes. I have no idea where the three note idea comes from as it seems entirely arbitrary.

In any case, strange and irrelevant argument.
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Old 02-09-2013, 03:34 PM   #51
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Get a banjolele


i already have a 5 string banjo

and ukes make me ill

but i feel like i'd get more out of an 8 string guitar than a 7 string bass in terms of high end for filling out recordings. but then i'd need an axe-fx. but then i'd have an excuse to get an axe-fx. but then i can't make fun of guitarists so we all lose
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Old 02-09-2013, 03:37 PM   #52
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2 notes or 3 notes required to be a chord???

At first it seems to depend on your source...

Minimum 3 notes to make a chord...
Harvard Dictionary of Music
Chord. The simultaneous sounding of three or more tones, two simlutaneous tones usually being designated as an interval.

Music Theory for Dummies
A chord is, quite simply, three or more notes played simultaneously.

Harmony - Walter Piston
The combination of two or more intervals makes a chord.

Music Notation and Terminology - Karl W. Gehrkins
A chord is a combination of several tones sounding together and bearing an harmonic relation to each other.


On the Fence
Oxford Dictionary of Music
Chord. Any simultaneous combination of notes, but usually of not fewer than 3.


Minimum 2 notes required...
New Grove Dictionary of Music
Chord The simultaneous sounding of two or more notes.

Facts on File Dictionary of Music
A group of two or more notes sounded at the same time.

Complete Idiots Guide to Music Theory
A chord is a group of notes played simultaneously rather than sequentially.

So which is it???
Sorry Sleepy_Head, but a chord is actually a minimum of three notes...

...because I said so.
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Old 02-09-2013, 03:42 PM   #53
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Sorry Sleepy_Head, but a chord is actually a minimum of three notes...

...because I said so.

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Old 02-09-2013, 03:58 PM   #54
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Sorry Sleepy_Head, but a chord is actually a minimum of three notes...

...because I said so.


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Old 02-09-2013, 04:05 PM   #55
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Old 02-09-2013, 05:13 PM   #56
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2 notes or 3 notes required to be a chord???

At first it seems to depend on your source...

Minimum 3 notes to make a chord...


Music Theory for Dummies
A chord is, quite simply, three or more notes played simultaneously.

harmonic relation to each other.

Minimum 2 notes required...

Complete Idiots Guide to Music Theory
A chord is a group of notes played simultaneously rather than sequentially.

So which is it???
Sorry Sleepy_Head, but a chord is actually a minimum of three notes...

...because I said so.
OK, being a "dummy" is nowhere near as severe an mental impairment as being, "a complete idiot".

It follows logically that a "guide for dummies", should be more authoritative, and therefore be given more credence than a, "guide for complete idiots".

So a chord is three or more notes, or two intervals.

Unless somebody comes up with, "The Utter Moron's Guide to Music to Music Theory", to use as a tiebreaker....

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Old 02-09-2013, 05:14 PM   #57
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OK, being a "dummy" is nowhere near as severe an mental impairment as being, "a complete idiot".

It follows logically that a "guide for dummies", should be more authoritative, and therefore be given more credence that a, "guide for complete idiots".

So a chord is three or more notes, or two intervals.

Unless somebody wants to use, "The Utter Moron's Guide to Music to Music Theory", as a tiebreaker


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Old 02-09-2013, 05:18 PM   #58
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Old 02-09-2013, 05:40 PM   #59
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Bollocks to the lot of yer. I'm taking my intervals home.

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