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IGCSE Music Chordbanks 1

A chord bank is a table we use in order to keep all of the chords within a certain key in the one
place. Chords come in three positions:
Root Position
1st Inversion
2nd inversion
When writing your chordbank stick to the following steps:
1.
2.
3.
4.

Draw a table of 9 columns and 4 rows


Shade in the bottom left square
Add the letters a, b and c above this square
Add the roman numerals I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII to the right of your shaded
box
5. In the row above the roman numerals write out the scale of the key we are in.
6. Work out chord I
7. Then write the remaining scales (remembering your sharps and flats).
Example: Chord Back of C Major
c
b
a

G
E
C
I

A
F
D
II

Now you try some:


Chord Back of G Major

B
G
E
III

C
A
F
IV

D
B
G
V

E
C
A
VI

F
D
B
VII

G
E
C
VIII

Chord Back of F Major

Chord Back of E Major

Chord Back of D Major

Chord Back of B Flat Major

Chord Back of A Major