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PostPosted: Mon May 11, 2015 9:24 pm 
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Working on my banjo tutorials, I was going to cross-reference to an old article I wrote about the circle of fifths. Then I realized that the article needed help, so I rewrote it, adding more sound files to show you the relationships among the chords, and a cool graphic you can cut out and use as a study or transposition guide.

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http://creekdontrise.com/mus_theory/cir ... fths_1.htm

Here's a small version of the graphic. The downloadable full sized version comes with an inner and outer circle that you cut out and use as a spinner to dial a chord family. And it's free, except for the cost of toner and card stock at your end.

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The original Circle of Fifths article had a chart showing basic guitar chords. I thought it would be nice to add chords for Mandolin and for the most common banjo and tenor guitar tunings. If you check the article out, and you play something BESIDES guitar, let me know if these are NOT the chords you usually use. I'm afraid that growing up on 5-string banjo and 6-string guitar has prejudiced me on other instruments toward certain fingerings that work for me, but might not be the most common.

Here's the article:

http://creekdontrise.com/mus_theory/cir ... fths_1.htm

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