These fiddle tunes have been on a list for me to work on for
a long time, so I put these here for me, and all of you who
are working on the same thing. Good luck building speed!
Whiskey Before Breakfast Chord Progression
|A Part (2x)||I||I||I||I|
|B Part (2x)||I||I||I||I|
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The bold, black notes and numbers in the diagrams below show which Major scale notes and scale degrees (do, re, mi...) make up each melody.
|D Major scale||D||E||F#||G||A||B||C#|
The chords of this tune are entirely in the key of D Major. The B part has some really fast chord changes, so get those down at a nice slow speed! Be sure to work on the melody while you're listening to the chords. :-)
|Chord Name||Roman Num.||Chord Notes|
|D Major||I||D, F#, A|
|E minor||ii||E, G, B|
|G Major||IV||G, B, D|
|A Major||V||A, C#, E|
Whiskey Before Breakfast (in D Major)
Pick a reasonable tempo for you & build speed!
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