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Creating Chord Progressions With The C Major Scale

    Fig. 1: C Major Scale

    Fig. 2: Triads Built From C Major Scale

    I. ) C Major

    ii.) D minor

    iii.) E minor

    IV.) F Major

    V.) G Major

    vi.) A minor

    vii dim .) B dim.

    Fig. 3: Example

    Here is a sample progression built from the C major scale/chord system on this page. It also serves to show that a progression doesn’t always have to begin with the 1st (tonic) chord.

    G – C – G – C – F – G – C