Music Theory App – Chords in Keys

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Would you like a music theory app to upgrade your musicianship?

Can you immediately identify what chords vi, ii & iii are in the key of Db…? How about in B melodic minor? What if they were played as sevenths? Can you make use of this knowledge?

The ability to do this, and to improvise or compose accurately over chord progressions, is a common problem for aspiring and even experienced musicians.

If a musician is unable to think in terms of keys and chord numbers, they are often reduced to using ‘safe’ options.

This could be sticking to pentatonics or performing the same tired old chord progressions. It could mean clinging to arpeggios for dear life, or even guessing at note choices!

music theory app - scales screen

How can we fix this?

To break out of these limiting approaches to music, it’s essential to understand music theory. Music theory is simply how music works.

With an understanding of music theory we become able to think our way around any key quickly and efficiently.

The music theory app ‘Music Theory – Chords in Keys’ teaches and tests users on the fundamentals of harmony using. Chords and scales covered:

  • Triads
  • Sevenths
  • The major scale
  • The natural minor scale
  • The melodic minor scales
  • The harmonic minor scale

Regular use of the music theory app ‘Music Theory – Chords in Keys’ will enable you to understand explicitly what is happening in just about any chord progression. This is true for almost any style of msusic be it pop, rock, jazz, country or thrash metal. It will open doors to vastly improved improvising and musical freedom.

Music theory app - major scaleWho is this music theory app for?

‘Music Theory – Chords in Keys’ is a music theory app suitable for aspiring musicians of any instrument. It is for any musician that wants to develop their understanding of music and improve their musicianship.

“I’ve already learned a bit of music theory. Why do I need a music theory app”

Many people do learn some music theory on a basic level. Unfortunately most then fail to develop the fluency and speed of thought required to make use of it. This takes thorough and complete practice.

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Think about the example at the top of this page. If you’ve learned a little theory in the past you might eventually be able to work out the answers.

That’s not much use in the real world of music though.

Once music theory is learned, repeated and comprehensive testing is essential. Only then can you develop the speed of thought necessary to make use of your knowledge.

The music theory app ‘Music Theory – Chords in Keys’ tests users to identify all triads and sevenths in each of the four fundamental scales – in all twelve keys.

This is the key to higher level musicianship. What’s more, the latest version now includes audio so you can hear what you learn too.

music theory app - chords in keys - harmony“I don’t want to sacrifice my practice time”

‘Music Theory – Chords in Keys’ is a music theory app created for you to develop your knowledge and speed of thought whilst away from your instrument.

You can put in 10 minutes whilst on a bus, at the coffee shop, waiting for friend, relaxing before a gig, etc. You can make use of what would otherwise be ‘dead time’. Your practice time can remain intact.

Reviews of this music theory app

music theory app - chords in keys - sevenths‘Music Theory – Chords in Keys’ has been downloaded by more than two thousand musicians.

It has a 5 star rating in Google Play and Amazon.

Here are just a few of many kind reviews left by musicians. A more extensive list of reviews is at the bottom of this page.

“Brilliant! Excellent for practising chord theory knowledge.” – Anders R. 

“Great music theory app! Stuart Bahn don’t put out anything less than the best! Very informative for advanced and beginning guitarists!” – Greg C.

“Awesome I have been looking for something like this for some time. It’s the best!” – Mike A.

“Simple and straight to the point A great and simple tool. After two weeks of practice I feel my key awareness is improving.” – Anton M.

“Love it! Beautifully simple. Just what I’ve been looking for to help me learn harmonized chords in all scales and keys.” – MistakeLearned.

Music theory app - chords in keys - harmony helpWhat if I change my mind about this music theory app?

If you decide this music theory app is not for you, just email within 24 hours of installing it for an immediate refund. No questions asked.

Why ‘Music Theory – Chords in Keys’ and not other music theory apps?

Because unlike many other music theory apps, ‘Music Theory – Chords in Keys’ is all about substance rather than gimmicks.

‘Music Theory – Chords in Keys’ and is the only comprehensive music theory app that trains you to fully understand chord-scale relationships.

It is the only serious training tool for your smart phone. ‘Music Theory – Chords in Keys’ is designed by a musician, for musicians.

Get music theory app ‘Music Theory – Chords in Keys’ from Google, Amazon or iTunes now:
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Reviews of Music Theory App ‘Music Theory – Chords in Keys’

 

★★★★★

App version 3.0

Hudl HT7S3 (ht7s3)        Cliff Upton on 4 Feb 2015 at 18:13

A first class app.

 

★★★★★

App version 3.0

HTC One (m7)      Vedran Grizancic on 3 Feb 2015 at 23:38

Great app 4 stars just because there is no challenge mode….the rest is very helpfull!

 

★★★★★

App version 3.0

Galaxy S4 (jfltespr)  Mike Andrews on 6 Jan 2015 at 18:51

Awesome I have been looking for something like this for some time. It’s the best!

 

★★★★★

App version 3.0

Galaxy S4 (jfltetmo) Greg Clagett on 5 Jan 2015 at 00:46

Great app! Stuart Bahn don’t put out anything less than the best! Very informative for advanced and beginning guitarists!

 

★★★★★

App version 2.6

Galaxy Note2 (t0ltecan)       Renee M on 13 Dec 2014 at 16:03

Great but needs an added feature A nice app that is simple and easy to use, but needs to have an option to pick an individual scale to study. Right now you have all 12 scales at once and that can be a daunting task for beginners.

 

– Thanks for the feedback and suggestion Renee. I’ve now added this feature to the latest version which you will get as an automatic update. With best wishes, Stuart.

 

★★★★★

App version 2.5

Galaxy Note (GT-N7000)   Anton Maslo on 1 Apr 2014 at 09:51

Simple and straight to the point A great and simple tool, after two weeks of practice I feel my key awareness is improving. It would be nice to be able to enter answers for the app to keep track of my error rate and speed, yet this app is very helpful as is. Thank you!

 

★★★★★

App version 2.4

HTC One (m7)         MistakeLearned on 14 Mar 2014 at 18:25

Love it! Beautifully simple. Just what I’ve been looking for to help me learn harmonized chords in all scales and keys.

 

★★★★★

App version 1.0

HTC One X (endeavoru)     Anders Rye on 5 Aug 2013 at 22:09

Brilliant! Excellent for practising chord theory knowledge.

 

★★★★★

App version 1.0

Xperia T (LT30p)      Jordan-Lee Johnstone on 4 Aug 2013 at 15:41

Brilliant app This is a brilliant app to help you work out the chords in every major key quickly, real easy to use too.

 

★★★★★

App version 1.0

Galaxy S2 (GT-I9100P)      Scott Fitzgerald on 18 Jul 2013 at 09:43

Helpful Useful in testing whether you really get it or not

 

★★★★★

Desire S (saga)         Martin B on 5 Jul 2013 at 12:07

Nice learning tool Handy for app training yourself to match chords to keys. Simple to use. No adverts.

 

★★★★★

App version 1.0

HTC Explorer A310e (pico)           A Gulati on 28 Jun 2013 at 13:06

Great little app! Nice and simple. Does what is says.

 

★★★★★

October 21, 2014

By Betty J. Conner

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Easy way to learn music theory.

 

★★★★★

September 4, 2014

By Loretta Bishop (MEDFORD, OR, US)

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Good learning tool.

 

★★★★★

Great App,June 9, 2014

By SandraS

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A useful and handy app for any musician as it helps to develop music theory skills. Easy to follow. Would definitely recommend.

 

★★★★★

Excellent app,June 5, 2014

By Sara Sanchez

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Excellent and easy to use app. I strongly recommend it to all music students. Ideal for what you are on the go

 

★★★★★

Great App for beginners and more advanced learners. June 4, 2014

By Michael Cairns

This review is for: Music Theory – Chords in Keys

As a music teacher, I’m always on the look out for new ways to support learners. The great thing about this app is the simplicity of the interface combined with the hours of use you can get from it. For me it acts as a great way to sharpen my knowledge and make me quicker. For the beginner, it’s a brilliant way to get engaged in something that can seem tedious. The mini lesson explanations are also a nice touch. Great app, well worth the price.

 

★★★★★

Good memorization practice for the novice (like me), March 22, 2014

By Michael V Pardo

This review is for: Music Theory – Chords in Keys

The app is very simple to use, but like flash cards, helps you get a grip on memorizing chord sets for keys (or calculating them out). The app is strictly in a test format which is what gives it its usefulness in memorization, but isn’t useful for quick reference, so you’ll probably only want to use this if you need to learn the process of Identifying chords for different keys. It also only deals with simple triads in major or minor forms, but is a great memorization tool for beginners. There’s plenty of other free or cheap apps that have more usefulness as a reference source.

 

★★★★★

Great app for all musicians, March 20, 2014

By Mayte Torres

This review is for: Music Theory – Chords in Keys

Very good tool for all musicians. It is great to be able to learn anytime anywhere, now I don’t have any excuses to not know my chords in any key, I have all I need on my phone to learn it and review it as much as needed.

 

★★★★★

Strongly recommend it, March 18, 2014

By Btissem Achhit

This review is for: Music Theory – Chords in Keys

Useful to anyone studying music and wants to think their way around keys more efficiently – I strongly recommend it.

 

★★★★★

Cracking little app!,March 18, 2014

By Mr. E. R. Williams (UK)

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All the other reviews say it all really! Great app for when you’re on the go and very effective. Slick design too and for the price it was a no-brainer – very happy!!

 

★★★★★

Great app!,March 18, 2014

By Costa

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This is a fantastic tool for both pros and beginners, and fun to use too. Your 2-5-1 will never be the same after using this app 🙂

Loved it!

 

★★★★★

Magic App,March 17, 2014

By Mr Ali R Palizi

This review is for: Music Theory – Chords in Keys

As a guitar student I find this app invaluable. I highly recommend any aspiring musician to give this a try.

 

★★★★★

Overall, a great app., March 17, 2014

By Mr. J. Urbanski

This review is for: Music Theory – Chords in Keys

The app was very easy to use and I found that using it helped me to learn much more about music theory, something I’ve always struggled with. It’s laid out in a very accessible manner which doesn’t get in the way of the learning, which is crucial.

 

★★★★★

Just Jamming!, March 17, 2014

By MikeSee all my reviews

This review is for: Music Theory – Chords in Keys

Hallelujah at last someone who understands what i needed. Glad that i took a few minutes to review more of this product and not just buy the first thing i saw! Lets see if he’s up for part Deux! Worth every penny! This helped me no end!

 

★★★★★

Good learning aid, March 17, 2014

By p-type

This review is for: Music Theory – Chords in Keys

Chords in keys is a simple and effective app for testing your ability to harmonise scales. It has proved to be a very useful learning aid.

 

★★★★★

Good app for a bit of learning, March 17, 2014

By Matt Coyte

This review is for: Music Theory – Chords in Keys

Does what it says on the tin! Great for helping you remember and learn about chords in different keys. Nice one.

 

★★★★★

I wish I’d had this 20 years ago, March 17, 2014

By Steve Gisby

This review is for: Music Theory – Chords in Keys

This is a great little app – ideal for those moments when you don’t have your guitar to hand, but want to improve your theory knowledge. Rather than just learning shapes on the guitar neck, this app gets you thinking about the chords themselves, and how they all fit together. Being a good musician is alot about listening fast and thinking fast, and this app is ideal for developing the latter of these.

 

★★★★★

Really good, simple music theory app. that does what you expect and works well., July 3, 2013

By Discerning Shopper (U.K.)

This review is for: Music Theory – Chords in Keys

Really good, simple music theory app. It does what you expect it to and works really well. There are no fancy graphics etc but then you’re not paying much.

Good for anyone who is studying music and wants to think their way around keys more efficiently. Perfect for bus / train journeys or those times you have a few minutes here and there and could be doing something useful. Try it.

 

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