Why does dropping the 5th sound nice?
December 28, 2013 3:06 AM Subscribe
When you make a 7th chord, it's common to drop the fifth. We're told it "sounds better," apart from fingering considerations. Why? What is is about the fifth that doesn't go so well when the 7th is in there too?
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