What is the Wheel of Fifths Songwriting Tool?
The Wheel of Fifths Songwriting Tool is an intuitive and easy-to-use songwriting and compositional tool that is perfect for any musician – whether you are learning how to play the guitar, ukulele, bass or piano. The tool, which is based on intervals and the circle of fifths, helps you internalise all the fundamentals for music composition in a fun and accessible way, allowing you to quickly create and navigate scales and chord progressions on any melodic instrument. It is designed to deepen your understanding of music theory, so you can seamlessly integrate theory into your playing.
To use the Wheel of Fifths Songwriting Tool, you don’t need to have any prior knowledge of music theory. All essential concepts and theories are explained on the back of the product. The tool helps you understand intervals, chords, major and minor scales, relative major and minor keys, parallel major and minor keys, chord progressions, harmonic function, the use of non-diatonic chords and much more. Besides helping you creating your own melodies and harmonies, the Wheel of Fifths can be used as a tool for quickly transposing songs to different keys.
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The Wheel of Fifths Songwriting Tool teaches you...
• How to read notes
• How intervals work
• How to play all major and minor chords
• How the notes in major and minor scales can be found
• How to find relative major and relative minor scales
• How to use parallel major and parallel minor scales
• How to create your own chord progressions
• The harmonic functions of chords in a chord progression
• The use of non-diatonic and borrowed chords
• Music transposition and using key changes in a song
The result? Greater musical freedom when writing, playing and improvising.
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About Wheel of Fifths
Wheel of Fifths is an online community that helps musicians of all skill levels develop a deeper understanding of music and music theory. Because music theory can be very complex it is often neglected, even though understanding fundamental concepts such as intervals, chords, chord progressions and scales does not have to be difficult. Integrating these concepts into your playing is essential – it helps you better convey your musical ideas and ultimately allows you to freely express yourself through your instrument.
While there are no shortcuts to learning, Wheel of Fifths aims to make learning music and music theory fun. We created a platform with easy-to-use learning tools, in-depth music lessons and interactive workshops about all things music – from music theory to songwriting, music composition, music production, creativity and even art in general. Whether you play guitar, ukulele, bass or piano, Wheel of Fifths helps you achieve greater musical freedom when writing, playing and improvising.