Designed by Martin H. Samuel
Developed for iOS by Pierre Bernard, © 2010 Houdah Software s.à r.l.
Chords consist of 3 or more notes of any scale.
       The Chord Board iPhone / iPod Touch app. may be used as an electronic tuner for: guitar, banjo, ukulele, bass, violin, viola or cello.
•  Instructions:

= sharp … = flat
    The sixth note of any MAJOR scale is the first [ROOT] note of its RELATIVE MINOR key.

    Use upper chart for MAJOR and lower chart for MINOR chords.

  To construct chord(s):  Rotate your iOS device to the Chord Board® in landscape mode.
    Slide first [ROOT] note of chord required opposite 1.
    Notes necessary to complete chord(s) are opposite their respective numbers and/or
    colour-coded names.
    After constructing chord(s), rotate your iOS device to the chords menu in portrait mode.

  To transpose chords:  Rotate your iOS device to the Chord Board® in landscape mode.
    Slide first [ROOT] note of chord to be transposed opposite 1;  observe relative positions
    on charts  opposite ROOT notes of additional chords to be transposed.
    Slide ROOT note of first chord in transposed key opposite 1;  ROOT notes of additional
    chords are opposite the relative positions observed on charts.

  Note: the (highlighted) key may also be changed by
               tapping the 
key required on the Chords 
screen.
A slide rule that displays and plays notes necessary to form chords.
More than a chord dictionary ~ a means of reference for
musicians, singers, songwriters, choirs, composers and
arrangers ~ and a convenient teaching/learning tool used
by teachers and students of music at all levels.
The multi-coloured chart is a 2-octave piano keyboard
with numbered note positions ~ and a center slide that displays the notes.
A chord consists of 3 or more notes - to find the notes necessary to form a chord, move the centre slide so the root note (1st note of the chord) is opposite 1 ... for major chords, refer to the upper (colour-coded) section and for minor chords, the lower section.
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CHORDS

MAJOR
MINOR
SIXTH
MINOR SIXTH
MAJOR 7
DOMINANT 7
MINOR 7
MAJOR 9 
DOMINANT 9
MINOR 9
ELEVENTH
MINOR 11
THIRTEENTH
MINOR 13
DIMINISHED
SUSPENDED
AUGMENTED
The original Chord Board was created while in Bright Eye Band, Kailua, Hawaii ~ registered and published in 1979.
The Chord Board iPhone / iPod Touch App. was developed and published in 2010.

NOTES

1st, 3rd and 5th
1st, ♭3rd (flatted 3rd) and 5th
1st, 3rd, 5th and 6th
1st, ♭3rd, 5th and 6th
1st, 3rd, 5th and 7th
1st, 3rd, 5th and ♭7th (flatted 7th)
1st, ♭3rd, 5th and ♭7th
1st, 3rd, 5th, 7th and 9th
1st, 3rd, 5th, ♭7th and 9th
1st, ♭3rd, 5th, ♭7th, 9th and 11th
1st, 3rd, 5th, ♭7th, 9th and 11th
1st, ♭3rd, 5th,♭7th, 9th and 11th
1st, 3rd, 5th, ♭7th, 9th and 13th
1st, ♭3rd, 5th, ♭7th, 9th and 13th
1st and ♭3rd, ♭5th, 6th DIM notes
1st, 4th SUS and 5th
1st, 3rd, and 5th (raised 5th) AUG notes
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Languages: English, German
The Chord Board is now proudly on display in the







The Chord Board works on iPad in a window the size of an iPhone
with the rest of the iPad screen remaining black.