ChordMaps2 is a music app for iPad which allows musicians, songwriters, music educators, and students to explore and improvise chord progressions, melody lines, and bass lines in both major and minor keys, most of the time tapping with just one or two fingers. The most powerful feature of ChordMaps2 is that the user can explore and play common chord progressions by touching chord locations on one of the musical maps.You can work with ChordMaps2 as a Songwriter - to explore melody lines, bass lines, and chord progressions when you are away from your guitar or keyboard. The video shows the kinds of musical phrases that can be played with ChordMaps2.


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