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Music Theory: Tri-Tone (Flat-Five) Substitution Andrew Wasson of Creative Guitar Studio presents a guitar lesson in Fingerstyle Guitar... Q: Hi Andrew, what is the difference between Tri-Tone Substitution and Flat-Five Substitution? They kind of seem like the same thing to me... I have read a few lessons on the net about this stuff, but I am still a little unclear on what's up with this theory concept. Could you do a video about this? Thank you -- Xavier in Sydney Thanks for writing in Xavier... Ya know this is one of those theory topics that has more than one name. Tri-Tone Substitution, Flat-Five Substitution, Substitute Dominants, Sub-Five chords... it's enough to drive you crazy -- but they all are indeed the same thing. What this deals with is a chord substitution where a Dominant 7th chord gets replaced by another Dominant 7th chord a diminished 5th interval away. The complete lesson article for this video will be available on the Creative Guitar Studio website shortly. Follow me on Twitter for lesson posting announcements: ____________________________________ Andrew's Official Q & A Guitar Blog Website: Andrew's "Video GuitarBlog" YouTube Channel: The Creative Guitar Studio Website: Follow Andrew on Blogspot: Follow on Twitter for new lesson announcements: MySpace: Facebook: _____________________________________
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