Music, Composition and Theory

Rowy van Hest
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How to notate chords

I wrote this extensive paper on the notation of chords, classical and popular style, some years ago. Most musicians find it very useful, but also quite complicated. You need at least a Bachelor of Music. Unless you are very smart and talented, of course.

It's a free download. However, it could be wise to study the free course Harmony & Chords first.

How to notate chords (pdf)

This is Version 4, published in 2017.