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Yamaha PSR-EW400 Owner's Manual: Chord Types For Style Playback

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Style and Pattern Settings

Chord Types for Style Playback

For users who are new to chords, this chart features common chords. Since there are many useful chords and
many different ways to use them musically, refer to commercially available chord books for further details.
Major
C
D
E
C F
G
A
B
Easy Chords
This method lets you easily play chords in the Auto Accompaniment area of the keyboard using only one,
two, or three fingers.
For root "C"
C
To play a major chord
Press the root note ()
of the chord.
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Minor
Cm
C
7
Dm
D
7
Em
E
7
Fm
F
7
Gm
G
7
Am
A
7
Bm
B
7
• Inversions can be used as well as in "root" position—with the following exceptions:
b
m7 , m7
5, m7(11), 6, m6, sus4, aug, dim7 , 7
• Inversion of the 7sus4 chords are not recognized if the notes are omitted.
• When playing a chord which cannot be recognized by this instrument, nothing is shown
on the display. In such a case, only the rhythm and bass parts will be played.
Cm
To play a minor chord
Press the root note
together with the nearest
black key to the left of it.
Seventh
Minor Seventh
Cm
7
Dm
7
Em
7
Fm
7
Gm
7
Am
7
Bm
7
b
5, 6(9), sus2
C
7
To play a seventh chord
Press the root note
together with the nearest
white key to the left of it.
 indicates the root note.
Major Seventh
CM
7
DM
7
EM
7
FM
7
GM
7
AM
7
BM
7
Cm
7
To play a minor seventh chord
Press the root note together
with the nearest white and
black keys to the left of it (three
keys altogether).

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