Watch the Major Harmony online guitar lesson by Matthieu Brandt from Songwriting on Guitar

In this chapter we'll start by looking at the chords you can use in Major harmony. The most important chords are the chords found on the 1st, 4th and 5th degree of the scale. The 2nd, 3rd and 6th degree chords can be used as replacement chords for the forementioned. Limiting your focus on the three most important chords, can give you a good insight in how important the placement of these chords in your songs are.