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Music Theory for Computer Musicians by Michael Hewitt

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Exercises

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1.Ninth chords work well in many styles of modern electronic music. To use ninth chords, you must be able to build them on any degree of the scale that you are using. The purpose of this exercise is to help you do that. List all of the ninth chords that can be built using these scales.

C natural minor: C D Eb F G Ab Bb C

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Tip

Build the triad first. Then, to each triad, add a seventh and a ninth in that order.

2.Ninth chords are commonly used in different positions. To use these, ...

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