The Music Theory – Piano Chords Theory – Circle of 5ths is a fascinating music tool that incorporates many elements of music theory into a visual format. Just as a color wheel shows how colors blend together in harmony, the Circle of 5ths shows how the 12 unique tones work harmoniously in music.
In this Music Theory Book, I show you 15 aspects of how to understand the Circle of 5ths and their applications to your piano playing.
Many people only understand the Circle of 5ths in a ‘static’ manner. I show you how to make the Circle of 5ths come alive so that you can use it interactively in your music and piano playing.
Here are the 15 Topics that are covered:
THE CIRCLE OF 5THS – Introduction
1. The Diagram of the Circle of 5ths
2. 12 Key Signatures
3. Flats and Sharps
4. Learn This Trick
5. Rosa’s Rotary Circle
6. All 12 Major Keys
7. Chord Movement – Counter Clockwise
8. Circle of 4ths?
9. Application on the Piano
10. I IV V7 of all 12 Keys
11. 7 Diatonic Chords of all 12 Keys
12. Major and Minor Scales
13. Common Chord Progressions
14. Transposing Songs to Other Keys
By Rosa Suen