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Topic: G/C Chord.Hpw to press?  (Read 1774 times)

Offline jimmy6

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G/C Chord.Hpw to press?
on: August 13, 2004, 06:34:06 AM
G/C Chord.Hpw to press? Is it means you can press G  or C ?
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Re: G/C Chord.Hpw to press?
Reply #1 on: August 13, 2004, 06:57:45 AM
Can you be more specific?
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Re: G/C Chord.Hpw to press?
Reply #2 on: August 13, 2004, 06:22:23 PM
sorry. Let's i makes it easy. How to press G/C chord. This is because i saw this "G/C" in the score.

how about C chord? is it equal to CM chord?  
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Re: G/C Chord.Hpw to press?
Reply #3 on: August 13, 2004, 09:14:41 PM
G/C ?

Are you sure it was not C/G?

C/G is standard chord notation for playing the C chord with G in the bass, in other words, the second inversion. (i.e G - C - E, instead of C- E-G)

G/C  would mean the G chord (GBD) with C in the bass - but as you can see, C is not part of the G chord - does not mean that you cannot do it, just unusual.

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Re: G/C Chord.Hpw to press?
Reply #4 on: August 13, 2004, 11:33:43 PM
Hi Bernhard,

you explained it already: The slash means that the note following it is in the bass.
This way even "weirder" chords are possible like E/C or B/C. In jazz, especially the more modern styles, they are not unusual - they are part of the education of every jazz pianist.

G/C could be part of a very common pop chord progression over a C pedal point (Example: Intro of "Your Song" by Elton John):

C - F/C - G/C - F/C - repeat those 4 chords ad nauseam...

Best Wishes,
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Re: G/C Chord.Hpw to press?
Reply #5 on: August 14, 2004, 05:50:04 AM
Any website provide this type of tutorial? Chord tutorial.
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