A free picture-based piano chord book from ‘Piano With Kent’ | Chords 108 Series – Visual Supplement | Chord Catalog
UPDATE: You can now purchase a downloadable PDF version of this complete piano chord book HERE.
At bottom is a free interactive eBook which is an excellent reference for my Chords 108 series.***
***This book can also serve as a stand-alone reference, arranged alphabetically and by chord type.
The purpose of the Chords 108 series is to teach students of piano how to memorize all 108 of these chords without the use of an external reference (after one has mastered what’s covered here). In the context of ‘Chords 108‘ this optional catalog may be used to check your understanding of the memorization system taught here.
FREE INTERACTIVE CHORD BOOK IS AT BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE, AFTER THIS DESCRIPTION
MORE ABOUT THIS BOOK
Chords are listed alphabetically. Each chord is spelled out by using a simple image (consisting of dots on a keyboard, indicating which keys/notes make up the chord in question).
A Visual and Memory-Based Learning Tool | All standard 3 and 4-note chords are illustrated, using dots on piano keyboard | Helpful to both readers and non-readers of sheet music
LIST OF ALL CHORD TYPES ILLUSTRATED IN THIS ONLINE REFERENCE (PDF download has all the same chords)
Major triads (all)
Minor triads (all)
Major 7th chords (all)
Minor 7th chords (all)
Dominant 7th chords (all)
Diminished triads (all)
Diminished 7th chords (all)
Half-diminished 7th chords (‘Minor-7 flat-5’) (all)
Augmented triads (all)
When you see the sheer number of chords in this collection, don’t be overwhelmed, because we are not learning any chords by rote here!
Instead, students are mastering a simple technique for calling up the notes of any standard chord immediately in one’s mind -and requiring no outside references!
HOW TO NAVIGATE THIS BOOK (ONLINE VERSION)
Smart Phone / Tablet
Slide right or left to turn the pages.
TAP ANY PAGE to bring up a CONTROL BAR, which appears at the bottom of the book’s display window.
Click the ICON with four stacked lines that look like this one: o —- to view my CLICKABLE TABLE OF CONTENTS.
Desktop PC / Mac
TURNING OF PAGES can be done in several ways, which are all pretty much self-explanatory.
The clickable TABLE OF CONTENTS icon is in the bottom left-hand side (just like the smart phone view).
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