Can we use scales that belong to the chord that is in the scale you planned your composition to be in?



Asked by: Andres Fsa

Can you use chords from different scales?





Basically all of these things mean the same thing. And it means that we write a chord progression and in that chord progression we use course from a different mode of the same key.

How do you use scales with chords?

So it is a song in the key of G. We have chords like C and D. And E minor. And a minor. Then. All those chords point back to the key of G.

Can you use different scales in a song?

Yes, this is done routinely. Also, you might have C# minor for one part of the song and then E major for another part of the song. Quite a lot of music uses key changes like that – i.e., changing scales in the middle of a song.

How are scales used in music composition?

So if i start a scale on c. And i progress up in whole tones. Well a tone above c is d go up another tone e go up another tone f sharp up another tone g sharp up another tone a sharp up another tone.

Should chords in the same scale?





Absolutely not. It IS possible to only use chords from the same scale. This kind of harmony is called “diatonic”.

How do you use different scales?

From a different key in the in that chord progression even though the chord progression is in C major 7. So you could play something like. This. Rutter over the D minor 7.

What music scales go together?

Simply, this means that these two scales go together when playing in the key of A.



Keys and relative minors

  • Key of A – relative minor is F#m.
  • Key of B – relative minor is G#m.
  • Key of C – relative minor is Am.
  • Key of D – relative minor is Bm.
  • Key of E – relative minor is C#m.
  • Key of G – relative minor is Em.


Are all scales the same?

Not all scales are created equal, that’s just a sad fact we all have to live with. If you consistently check your weight on your bathroom scale, don’t go to the gym and weigh yourself there. Because the mechanics are likely different. It’s normal to see up to a five-pound difference across scales!



Do you need scales to write a song?

Our guitar and production aficionado Dave Chrzanowski shows how different scales can be used to write riffs, melodies and solos. It’s true how the old punk saying goes; you do only need three chords to write a song.

How are scales and chords used in reason?

If I press a chord I get my chord if I press a single key I get my single key now if I come into the browser.

What does it mean to play a scale over a chord?

Exactly. To play intelligently (and musically) “over a chord” one has to bear in mind not only the notes in the chord itself, but those in the surrounding context (if there is one, and here usually is). This actually makes one’s job easier than seeing each chord separately… That’s “playing the changes”. 1.



Can you play a major scale over a minor chord?

You cannot play a major pentatonic of the same root name over a minor chord. Anyway, here are a few licks to get you blending #9s and major 3rds.

What scales to play over minor chords?

The Pentatonic scale is the easiest and most effective scale to play over a minor key and is capable of beautiful bluesy, dark and soulful sounds. The scale is widely used in pop, rock, blues and other styles of music. It consists of five notes: 1 b3 4 5 b7 compared to the major scale (1 2 3 4 5 6 7).

What scales to play over 9th chords?

Minor pentatonic scale, minor blues scale, diminished scales or altered scale are generally used to play over 7#9 chords.