Guitar Glossary

Search Tips

Definition for: Parallel keys

A key with the same root note or tonic. For example, C and C minor are parallel keys. This means you can "borrow" chords from the other key without making a progression sound strange. This makes it a valueable thing to understand when you're writing songs.

25 Tutorials Found For: Parallel keys

info title style difficulty instructor
Any Style Lisa McCormick Lisa McCormick
Any Style Lisa McCormick Lisa McCormick
Any Style Lisa McCormick Lisa McCormick
Any Style Lisa McCormick Lisa McCormick
Any Style Lisa McCormick Lisa McCormick
Any Style Lisa McCormick Lisa McCormick
country Andy Gurley Andy Gurley
blues Christopher Schlegel Christopher Schlegel
blues Anders Mouridsen Anders Mouridsen
country Andy Gurley Andy Gurley
acoustic Caren Armstrong Caren Armstrong
acoustic Caren Armstrong Caren Armstrong
country Mike Olekshy Mike Olekshy
acoustic Lisa McCormick Lisa McCormick
country J.D. Jarrell J.D. Jarrell
rock Ben Lindholm Ben Lindholm
blues Anders Mouridsen Anders Mouridsen
rock Christopher Schlegel Christopher Schlegel
Any Style Bobby Howe Bobby Howe
rock Christopher Schlegel Christopher Schlegel
blues Anders Mouridsen Anders Mouridsen
acoustic Lisa McCormick Lisa McCormick
blues Douglas Showalter Douglas Showalter
blues Anders Mouridsen Anders Mouridsen
country Ned Luberecki Ned Luberecki