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#2196944 - 12/13/13 09:56 AM Help with Chords!
Dr_Cogitatio Offline
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Registered: 04/05/13
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Loc: Sweden
Hello!
I just got a new piece (a lead sheet) from my teacher and I need help with a chord.
The melody is a G major (D G B) and above whe melody is a Fmaj7#11 and right under the Fmaj7#11 there is a G/F. Which chord should I play?
Hope you understand my question. smile

http://www.scorser.ru/download.aspx?id=860E13D4C43B228E63CA5C15B98C93E9&ip=-1902552784 (page 16, bar 10)
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#2196956 - 12/13/13 10:19 AM Re: Help with Chords! [Re: Dr_Cogitatio]
chrisbell Offline
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I cannot see any score.

Dvs det går inte att se det som du har laddat upp.
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#2196959 - 12/13/13 10:21 AM Re: Help with Chords! [Re: Dr_Cogitatio]
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They're very similar chords in the context of the melody. The Fma7#11 is 'jazzier' and a lot depends on the voicing. I'd say you can take your pick.

The G/F you know. An example open voicing of the +11 chord might be (reading up from the LH bass 'F')

FCABE

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#2196979 - 12/13/13 10:56 AM Re: Help with Chords! [Re: chrisbell]
Dr_Cogitatio Offline
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Originally Posted By: chrisbell
I cannot see any score.

Dvs det går inte att se det som du har laddat upp.


Är du säker? Jag kan öppna filen. Skumt :S
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#2197010 - 12/13/13 12:18 PM Re: Help with Chords! [Re: Dr_Cogitatio]
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Registered: 05/16/13
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Loc: So Cal
I think if I saw a lead sheet that gave an option of Fmaj7#11 or G/F, I'd be very tempted to try an Em/F (Fmaj7#11 without the 3rd and 5th), and see how it sounds. Or maybe a Em7/F, which basically makes it a G/F with the 7th of the F, but not the 3rd or 5th.

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#2197044 - 12/13/13 01:15 PM Re: Help with Chords! [Re: Dr_Cogitatio]
chrisbell Offline
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Jag får bara upp en tom sida.

Det är som ett par har svarat, lite lika mellan de två olika ackorden. Men soundet skiljer . . .
Du får helt enkelt prova och välja den du tycker bäst funkar.
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