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CIRCLE OF FIFTHS // PLAYLIST

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158 | Guitar Chords - Circle of Fifths
https://mikegeorge.locals.com/post/2910173/158-guitar-chords-circle-of-fifths

159 | Left-handed Guitar - Circle of Fifths
https://mikegeorge.locals.com/post/2944584/159-left-handed-guitar-circle-of-fifths

*170 | The Circle of Fifths for Songwriting
https://mikegeorge.locals.com/post/3163379/170-the-circle-of-fifths-for-songwriting

16 | The Ring of Scales (circle of fifths)
https://mikegeorge.locals.com/post/934570/16-the-ring-of-scales-circle-of-fifths

18 | The Piano Ring (circle of fifths)
https://mikegeorge.locals.com/post/987206/18-the-piano-ring-circle-of-fifths

97 | The Circle of Fifths - What it Really Is (and Isn't)
https://mikegeorge.locals.com/post/1612212/97-the-circle-of-fifths-what-it-really-is-and-isnt

43 | Using this Pattern to write Chord Progressions
https://mikegeorge.locals.com/post/1338387/43-using-this-pattern-to-write-chord-progressions

46 | They Wrote this Song using the Circle of Fifths
https://mikegeorge.locals.com/post/1360537/46-they-wrote-this-song-using-the-circle-of-fifths

119 | Spirals in the Circle of Fifths // LIVE
https://mikegeorge.locals.com/post/1968383/119-spirals-in-the-circle-of-fifths-live

108 | The Circle of Fifths - and Extended Chords // LIVE
https://mikegeorge.locals.com/post/1834713/108-the-circle-of-fifths-and-extended-chords-live

109 | Circle of Fifths - chord diagram (letters)
https://mikegeorge.locals.com/post/1859421/109-circle-of-fifths-chord-diagram-letters

112 | Circle of FIFTHS vs. Circle of THIRDS // LIVE
https://mikegeorge.locals.com/post/1903471/112-circle-of-fifths-vs-circle-of-thirds-live

113 | Circles of Fifths and Thirds - summary
https://mikegeorge.locals.com/post/1910470/113-circles-of-fifths-and-thirds-summary

118 | Circle of Fifths (symmetry)
https://mikegeorge.locals.com/post/1959087/118-circle-of-fifths-symmetry

120 | Spirals in the Circle of Fifths (diagrams)
https://mikegeorge.locals.com/post/1974768/120-spirals-in-the-circle-of-fifths-diagrams

147 | Circle of Fifths - all keys
https://mikegeorge.locals.com/post/2596965/147-circle-of-fifths-all-keys

155 | Why the Circle of Fifths is Important
https://mikegeorge.locals.com/post/2800429/155-why-the-circle-of-fifths-is-important

156 | Circle of Fifths - Keyboard and Colors
https://mikegeorge.locals.com/post/2831749/156-circle-of-fifths-keyboard-and-colors

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269 | Lesson 19 - Quick Update

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282 | Do You Really NEED Music Theory?

In music, there is serious debate (and confusion) about music theory. The question is -- do you really NEED to learn it or not? Well, the answer may surprise you....

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hi all, where do i go to get started on learning the colour music

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287 | Guitar Strum Patterns

To play the guitar, you must know chords. That is, how to press the strings to form harmonies. But of equal importance how you strum the instrument with your other hand. In this video, we explore art of strum patterns to make great music.

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Open Hour Q&A - Saturday, May 25

Hey -- I'm answering your questions and hanging out via live stream Saturday, May 25 at 9:00 a.m. Mountain. (Ask any questions Live or post them on Locals in advance.) This Open Hour is for supporters. THANK YOU!

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286 | Key Change using the Circle of Fifths

How do you change keys during a song? Is there a smooth way to make this shift? Here, we look at a classic song by George Harrison to see how the chord progression effortlessly moves between keys. And it's easy to see using the circle of fifths....

Join the live stream -- Monday, May 20 at 6:00 p.m. Mountain:

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