Music Department
Creative Arts Division
De Anza College
Chord Sheet 3
I V7 I Progression


Handout 10
Page 10
Music 12A Piano 1
To play the I V7 I
progression in any major key:
  1. Form a major triad
  2. Shift to the V7 chord by:
    * Moving the chord root down 1/2 step
    * Moving the chord third up 1/2 step
    * Repeating the chord fifth
  3. Repeat the I chord
Try the I V7 I progression in the keys shown below: C, G, D, A, and E.

Refer to the C scale below during the class discussion of the I V7 I chord.