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Postby screaminside » September 18th, 2009, 10:43 pm

if there are some instruments and we played a a root note on the first instrument say its guitar and play a 3rd note of the scale on a second instrument and fifth note of the scale on other and so on > is that form a chord

and if there are vocals then it form chords with the music
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any number of instrumental play at the same time so do that form a chord

and if there is harmony then there are chords

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Postby Coolnama » September 19th, 2009, 3:01 am

Yeah I believe so, they have to be played at the same time so they are harmonic intervals instead of melodic ones, cause if they hit them one after another I would guess they are doing an arpeggio, but if they do them at the same time then its a chord I guess.

I dont think you can make chords with the voice, but you can play notes with your voice.

Not necesarily, you could have an interval and thats technically not a chord, ^^.
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Postby NoteBoat » September 19th, 2009, 3:08 am

Yes, chords are formed by ensembles of all kinds. That's how counterpoint and harmony evolved - from choirs originally.

When you think about it, that's really what a guitar is: a choir of individual strings.
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Postby Coolnama » September 19th, 2009, 3:10 am

Even by voices? wow

But that must be like really hard right ?

Its not as easy as everyone plucking a string, you have to be in the right tone when singing, wow.
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Postby screaminside » September 19th, 2009, 9:34 am

thats mean any two or more different sound that form harmony makes chords
thanks for your reply noteboat and coolnama
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Postby greybeard » September 19th, 2009, 9:39 am

screaminside wrote:thats mean any two or more different sound that form harmony makes chords
thanks for your reply noteboat and coolnama

Not quite. Two voices would make an interval. Three or more would make a chord. This is why the name "powerchord" is a misnomer- a powerchord is I-V and, therefore, not a chord at all, but an interval.
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