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#5 Chord Progression: Music Theory 10 Levels A Child Is Born

Learn to Reharmonize a simple song from basic chords to a mature music arrangement with advanced chords. 10 Level Chords
Instructor:
Rosa Suen
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SUBSTITUTE chords to create beautiful sounds
PLAY different beautiful chord progressions
LEARN beautiful chord progressions
EXPLORE advanced chords to arrange a song
PLAY a mature music arrangement to a simple song
CREATE jazzy sounds with tritone chords
PUT in secondary dominant chords for more reharmonizing
SPOT dominant chords to reharmonize higher level chords
SUSPEND chords with 4th tone
LISTEN to chord sounds
CREATE nostalgic mood with 9th tones
APPLY b9 to create cocktail chord sounds
USE Harmony rules from Level 1 to Level 10
STEP by STEP to arrange a simple song
APPLY music chords to melody tones
LEARN music chord theory at all levels
HARMONIZE a song from basic chords to advanced chords

Learn DIFFERENT Chord Progressions to arrange this song:  When A Child Is Born

You learn how to turn a song from its basic level to putting in advanced chords for interesting harmony. 

Here’s the Secret:  Learn Rosa’s 10 Level Studies of Chords

  • Start from basic chords

  • Move from one level to the next

  • Learn advanced music chords

  • Do a variety of chord substitutions

  • Learn 10 Reharmonization Rules

  • Have 10 eBooks for the 10 Levels to deepen your study with full explanation

Once you learn the full details of these 10 different levels of rearranging a song, you will be able to apply the same principles to hundreds and thousands of songs

This is a thorough step by step approach to show you how you can use the following chords to harmonize a song in the Key of C:

  • C,  C6 , CM7,  C6/9,  F6,  FM7,  F6/9,  FM9,  G7,  G9

  • Am7,  Dm7,  Em7

  • C7,  A7,  D7

  • C7b9, D7b9, G7b9, A7b9

  • C#dim7,  D#dim7,  Ebdim7,  F#dim7

  • C+,  G+,  A+,  D+

  • G7sus,  C7sus,  A7sus,  D7sus

  • Db7,  Eb7,  Gb7,  Ab7,  Bb7


You will learn the following Chord Progressions of When A Child Is Born:

  • Em7  Dm7  G7  C

  • C  Dm7  G7  Dm7  G7  C

  • C  Em7  Am7  Dm7  G7

  • Em7  Am7  Dm7  F  G9

  • Em  Am  Em  Dm7  G7  C

  • Em  Dm7  G7b9  C

  • C  D7  G7  C

  • C  Em7  A7  D7  G7

  • Em7  A7  Am7  G7  C6/9

  • D7  G7b9  C6/9

  • F  C7b9  F

  • A7  A7b9  D7  G7b9

  • A7b9  Am7  G7  D7  G7b9  C6/9

  • A7  C#dim7  D7  G7b9

  • Em  Ebdim7  Dm7  G7b9

  • D7  G+  CM9

  • Em7  A7  D+  G7  G+

  • CM7  D7  F/G  G7  CM9

  • Csus  C  Em7  A7

  • Em7  A7sus  A7  D7  G7

  • A7sus  A7  D7sus  D7  G7

  • C  Dm7  G7 D b7  C

  • Dm7  Db7  C


Here are the 10 Levels Music Theory Study:



Level 1 Basic Harmony: I IV V7 

  • Adding in cadences: IV to I; 

  • V to I 

  • Key of C: C, F, G7



Level 2 Chord Extensions & Quartals 

  • Add color tones: 6ths, 7ths, 9ths 

  • I6,  IM7,  I6/9,  IV6,  IVM7,  IV6/9,  V9 

  • Key of C: C6,  CM7,  C6/9,  F6,  FM7,  F6/9,  FM9, G9



Level 3 Minor chord substitutions & additions 

  • ii, iii, vi

  • Key of C: Dm, Em, Am



Level 4 Circle of 5ths for minor chord substitutions 

  • ii7, iii7, vi7 

  • Key of C: Dm7, Em7, Am7



Level 5 Secondary Dominants 

  • I7, II7, VI7 

  • Key of C: C7, D7, A7



Level 6 Altered dominant chord substitution

  • 7b9 I7b9,  II7b9,  V7b9,  VI7b9 

  • Key of C: C7b9,  D7b9,  G7b9,  A7b9



Level 7 Diminished 7 Chords (b3 + b5) Substitutions and Insertions 

  • I#°7,   ii#°7,   bIII°7,   IV#°7 

  • Key of C: C#dim7 to Dm;    

  • D#dim7 to Em;

  • Ebdim7 to Dm;    

  • F#dim7 to C/G



Level 8 Altered dominant chord substitution: 

  • +5 Augmented chords

  • Key of C: C+, G+, A+, D+



Level 9 Suspension chords: 

  • 4th tone

  • IV/V,  bVII/I,  V/VI,  I/II 

  • Key of C: G7sus, C7sus, A7sus, D7sus



Level 10 Tritone Substitution Chords 

  • bII7,  bIII7,  bV7,  bVI7,  bVII7 

  • Key of C: Db7, Eb7, Gb7, Ab7, Bb7

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Introduction to the Course

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Introduction

Level 1 - Basic Chord Progression "When A Child Is Born"

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Level 1 Ebook Manual - Reharmonization Rule 1: Basic Chords - C F G7
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Step 1: Play the Song with Sing Melody Tone
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Step 2: Sing the lyrics with RH Melody
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Step 3: Harmonize the song with Basic Chords: C F G7
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Step 4: Listen to the Chord changes in song
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Step 5: Listen to chord movement between C F G7

Reharmonization Level 2 - Color Extended Chords - C6, CM7, F6, FM7, G7, G9

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Level 2 Ebook Manual - Reharmonization Rule 2 - Add Color Tones - +6, +7, +9
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Step 6: Applying Reharmnization Rule 2 to the Song to get color chords
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Step 7: Use Right Hand Octave Handshape to get 4 Tones
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Step 8: Play Along - Color Chords to "When A Child Is Born"

Reharmonization Level 3 - Minor Chord Substitution - Dm, Em, Am

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Level 3 Ebook Manual - Reharmonization Rule 3 - Minor Chord Sub
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Step 9: Substitute Dm for G7 Chords
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Step 10: Explanation why Dm G7 works in the song
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Step 11: Substitute Em for G7
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Step 12: Explanation why Em works in the song
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Step 13: Substitute Am and Em for C Chord
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Step 14: Chord Movement with Minor chords in the song

Reharmonization Level 4 - Use Circle of 5ths for Minor Chord Substitution

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Level 4 Ebook Manual - Reharmonization Rule 4 - Minor 7 Chords
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Step 15: Follow the Circle - Add Dm7 before G7
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Step 16: Follow the Circle - Add Am7 before Dm7
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Step 17: Follow the Circle - Add Em7 before Am7
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Step 18: Beautiful Circle of 5ths Chord Progression
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Step 19: Combine Level 3 and 4 to the Song

Reharmonization Level 5 - Put in Secondary Dominants - E7, A7, D7

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Level 5 EBook Manual - Reharmonization Rule 5 - Secondary Dominants D7, A7, C7
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Step 20: Add in II7 - D7 Secondary Dominant
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Step 21: Add in VI7 - A7 Secondary Dominant

Reharmonization Level 6 - 7b9 Altered Dominant Chord

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Level 6 EBook Manual - Reharmonization Rule 6 - Change 9 to b9
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Step 22: G7 to Jazzy G7b9 Cocktail Sound
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Step 23: C7 to Jazzy C7b9 Cocktail Sound
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Step 24: D7 to Jazzy D7b9 Cocktail Sound
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Step 25: A7 to Jazzy A7b9 Cocktail Sound Line 2
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Step 26: A7 to Jazzy A7b9 Cocktail Sound Line 4

Reharmonization Level 7 - Diminished Chord Substitution &Insert

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Level 7 EBook Manual Manual - Reharmonization Rule 7 - Put in Dim 7 Chords
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Step 27: C#dim7 substitution
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Step 28: Eb dim7 substitution
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Step 29: Insert C#dim7

Reharmonization Level 8 - Altered Dominant 7 Augmented Chord +5

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Level 8 EBook Manual Manual - Reharmonization Rule 8 - +5 Chords
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Step 30: Put in Augmented Chords: G+
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Step 31: Put in Augmented Chords: D+
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Step 32: Put in Augmented Chords: A+

Reharmonization Level 9 - Suspended 7th Chord - 4th Tone

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Level 9 EBook Manual - Reharmonization Rule # 9 - Sus Chords
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Step 33: Line 1 F/G G7
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Step 34: Line 4 F/G G7
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Step 35: Csus C
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Step 36: A7sus A7
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Step 37: D7sus D7

Reharmonization Level 10 - Tritone Chord Substitutions & Insertions

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Level 10 EBook Manual - Reharmonization Rule # 10 - Tritone Chords
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Step 38: Line 1 Substitute Db7 Tritone
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Step 39: Line 3 Substitute Db7 Tritone

Congratulations & Conclusion

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