Here are a couple of sheets with diatonic (within the key) chords in the keys of C major and it’s relative minor key A minor. Use these for today’s task (to be completed as homework) to create two contrasting chord sequences for a verse and chorus of a song. The song can be in any style/genre.
- create a simple drum groove – one or two bars – this can then be looped as a backing and to create a feel for the song
- now create a chord sequence in either C major or A minor – use any harmony instrument or guitar
- add a bassline for the sequence
- repeat the above chord process to create a contrasting chorus section