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Help me identify a chord

Post by Funkstar De Luxe » Sun Feb 18, 2007 7:58 pm

Can anyone tell me what chord(s?) are playing in the background of this recording? I really love it, and would like to find out exactly what they are. I think one is a G Major, but I'm not 100%. Is there software that can do this yet? Or can someone lend me their educated ears?

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Post by jamester » Sun Feb 18, 2007 8:27 pm

Hard to hear, but it sounds like G- D (I-V). HTH!
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Post by nowtime » Sun Feb 18, 2007 8:35 pm

it is B minor 2nd inversion (from low to hi that would be the notes D, F# and B) and then it goes to E minor (from low to hi that would be E and G notes)

all of this on top of a D note ( there's also a hint of a B note below the D)

the vocal stab is (from low to hi would be G and B notes)
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Post by Funkstar De Luxe » Sun Feb 18, 2007 8:37 pm

Thanks guys, very helpful!

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Post by jamester » Sun Feb 18, 2007 9:10 pm

nowtime wrote:it is B minor 2nd inversion (from low to hi that would be the notes D, F# and B) and then it goes to E minor (from low to hi that would be E and G notes)

all of this on top of a D note ( there's also a hint of a B note below the D)

the vocal stab is (from low to hi would be G and B notes)
Man I just listened again, and maybe it's my laptop but I can't hear those chords at all! All I hear clearly is that annoying repetetive D note.

Your chords are probably right, since I can't hear them well enough to tell. Bm can sound like G so I can see how I'd miss that, but Em and D are totally different...huh.

Oh FTR not to be anal, but Bm with a D in the bass is 1st inversion...
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Post by cs759 » Sun Feb 18, 2007 10:41 pm

My take is I think its alternating Bm and Em 2nd inversion.

Bm = B, D, F#, B
Em = B, E, G, B




btw Bm with D, F#, B is 1st inversion.
When the 3rd is in the bass its 1st inversion, when the 5th is in the bass its 2nd inversion
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Post by chapelier fou » Mon Feb 19, 2007 10:15 am

you ve got a repeated D note
the main chord is : D, E, G, B (E 7minor) alternated with a D Major (D, F#, A). No doubt about it.

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Post by Funkstar De Luxe » Mon Feb 19, 2007 10:20 am

Haha, so I see this isn't an exact science then :-) But seriously, thanks to everyone for their help

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Post by nolus » Mon Feb 19, 2007 10:44 am

The Vocal stab sounds like a straigh E minor triad. The repeated D is actually (stab) B D D D (stab) B D D D. the first chord is definitely E minor 7, agreed but I hear a B in the second chord so I would call it a B minor 7, because it sounds minorish, but you can call it D 6 if you prefer.
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Post by chapelier fou » Mon Feb 19, 2007 11:26 am

nolus is right.

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