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clear up problem with chords and arpeggios

Discussion in 'General Instruction [BG]' started by darkshined, Oct 24, 2004.

  1. darkshined


    Oct 2, 2004
    i just need one problem clearing up ; and am grateful for people who help me:D right, are chords basically when you play multiple notes at the same time, and then they create a new note, and an arpeggio is a line opf notes made from the notes within the chord?
  2. dodgy_ian


    Apr 9, 2001
    Newcastle, UK
  3. dlloyd

    dlloyd zzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

    Apr 21, 2004
    A chord is a combination of three or more notes of differing scale degree. You can play the notes at the same time or arpeggiate them, which means playing the notes in sequence.

    Arpeggios are essentially a way of playing a chord. Mind you, people generally use the word "chord" to mean the notes are played at the same time.
  4. Howard K

    Howard K

    Feb 14, 2002
    Playing two or more notes at the same time creates harmony... usually ;)