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Root Notes...

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by Stingrayz, May 13, 2006.

  1. Stingrayz


    Jan 15, 2006

    I have a question, would it be considered playing root notes if you wrote the song ?

    in other words, i write a lot of songs for my band, and the guitarist ends up playing what i play with power chords etc... would i be considered playing root notes ? even if i wrote the song ? i know some people dont really like playing root notes, but will this count as playing root notes ?

    Thank you
  2. Mixmasta J

    Mixmasta J

    Dec 4, 2004
    every chord is based off of some sort of scale, and the name of the chord is the root.

    If your guitarists are playing a C power chord and you play a C note under it, you are playing the root of the chord, and thus playing the root.

    Doesn't matter who wrote the song, you are still playing the root note.

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