Backstage Pass: Earn 8% Back in RewardsLearn More
  • Shop by Category
  • Hot Deals
  • Looking for Coupons? Call us

MF MD HG Memorial Day Coupon 05-19-16
Price Drop
Hal Leonard Logo
SKU 
901090 000000000

Hal Leonard The Chord Wheel   

  • Write a Review

Master chord theory ... in minutes! The Chord Wheel is a revolutionary device that puts the most essential and practical applications of chord theory...Read More

In Stock & Ready To Ship

  • Shipping (48 Contiguous U.S. States)
    FREE
  • Price:
    $964
  Add to Cart
Add to Wish List
See All Hal Leonard Music Theory & Ear Training Reference Materials
Musician's Friend Backstage Pass

Earn up to 80 in points.

OVERVIEW

Understand the ins and outs of chords with the Chord Wheel

Master chord theory ... in minutes! The Chord Wheel is a revolutionary device that puts the most essential and practical applications of chord theory into your hands. This tool will help you improvise and solo, comprehend key structure like never before; instantly transpose any progression into each and every key; compose your own music, watch your songwriting blossom! No music reading is necessary to gain from this chord finder from Hal Leonard. "This is the kind of device that players of any instrument can use to enhance their musical understanding. Chord and key relationships are inseparable, and learning these relationships is a must in becoming a successful musician," Alan Remington, Orange Coast College Music Dept.


Reviews
Loading....

Review Snapshot

by PowerReviews
Hal LeonardThe Chord Wheel
 
5.0

(based on 4 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

No Pros

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

No Best Uses
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)

Reviewed by 4 customers

Displaying reviews 1-4

Back to top

 
5.0

YOU NEED THIS for music.

By RLJmusic13

from In a trailer park by a cornfield

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • A must have tool.

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Anytime you do anything with music.

    Comments about Hal Leonard The Chord Wheel:

    I have this amazing tool. You should too. IF you play music or do anything with music you NEED this. It can be a musical life saver many times. For beginners it is also a great tool. Going to a jam session? You need to know this stuff. Anytime you play and it does no matter if you are new to music of if you are a pro musician. Every musician should have The Chord Wheel. It teaches you how to use what some call the Nashville Number System. You will learn real quick what a 1-4-5 progression is with this. Use the numbers and not a bunch of chords names and it works in any key. Great tool so get one.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    Comment on this reviewHelp Icon

    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    A very useful tool

    By Don

    from Rochester, NY

    Pros

    • Simple And Intuitive

    Cons

    • No Corresponding App

    Best Uses

    • Practice And Improvement

    Comments about Hal Leonard The Chord Wheel:

    The simplicity of this tool can be misleading - it's packed with a ton of information. Particularly if you're a beginner to intermediate and know some theory you probably know most of the information provided, if you stop and think about it. Can you recite it quickly and easily? I bet you can't - this helps with that, helps you see the connections, and leads to those "so THAT'S how that works" moments. With enough use, you'll no longer need it as a reference. If you are a visual learner like me, being able to see it right in front of you really helps. This is about the best (and probably the least expensive) learning aid I've purchased. Wish there was a corresponding app - there are apps that are close, but not the same - for now, I'll throw this in my case.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    Comment on this reviewHelp Icon

     
    5.0

    chord wheel

    By JMB

    from CT

    Comments about Hal Leonard The Chord Wheel:

    really great for understanding the chord progression in music. It ties in a lot of loose ends for me.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    Comment on this reviewHelp Icon

    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Great aid for songwriting

    By InSub

    from Louisville, KY

    Pros

    • Fast
    • Simple
    • Visual

    Cons

    • Limited Theory
    • Only Major Scale

    Best Uses

    • Beginner
    • Discerning Song Scale
    • Intermediate
    • Song writing
    • Understanding Musictheory

    Comments about Hal Leonard The Chord Wheel:

    This tool allows you to quickly and visually dial in to a scale and know which chords work well together. It also indicates alternate chords (seventh, ninth, etc.) and less common incidentals. You can also use it to quickly identify the appropriate sharps or flats for the current scale for lead and melody to accompany the chords.

    I have read several music theory books which all seemed to give me a half developed comprehension of the theory. But, this tool really helped me to put some of that theory to use. Then the ideas expressed in those other books (and this one) really seemed to click, and suddenly I was like, "Wow, I get it now!".

    The wheel is only in the Major scales, but there is some explanation towards the end of the book which infers that by specific chord selection you will actually be playing in other scales like the relative minor. But, there is not an in depth explanation of how to use this to understand other scales.

    Just get this tool. Start playing around with the chord combinations and you'll see how they all go together so well. You're songwriting will improve and you'll be branching out into scales that previously you didn't.

    You can also use this to help with song transposition. Also, DJ's can use this to get a better understanding of mixing using the circle of fifths.

    I liked this so much I bought one for each member of my band!

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    Comment on this reviewHelp Icon

    Displaying reviews 1-4

    Back to top

    Ship To: US Flag
    You are changing the Ship-To country.

    Our product catalog varies by country due to manufacturer restrictions. If you change the Ship-To country, some or all of the items in your cart may not ship to the new destination.