All music is made up of a collection of notes played together to form What is Called Harmony.
When these notes are all played together, (or when plucked individually in order, called an arpeggio) thats what makes up the chord.
A Key is a bunch of chords whose root notes form the major scale and sound great when played together (in a chord progression). For every key there is a scale, this scale consists or contains 7 notes. For every scale you have 7 chords which only contain the notes of that particular scale. Lost yet? Lets try and clear it up! Continue reading