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From Taylor Swift to The Beatles, these chords are pop music's secret weapon

Sunday, 21 April 2024 Central Coast Conservatorium of Music
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Songwriters - take a lesson from Taylor Swift: never underestimate the power of a simple chord progression. It could be your secret musical weapon.

A great chord progression allows so many different interpretations, argues Sydney Conservatorium of Music, The University of Sydney lecturer in contemporary music Jadey O'Regan.

Chord progressions are ultimately like colours they are sets of colours that we can use as a foundation to create something more.

Great article by Matt Neal for ABC News

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It's one of pop's most popular set of chords, embraced by musicians like Taylor Swift, but how does it work? And why has it come to be named after a group of Australian comedians?.

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