6 Popular Worship Chord Progressions
Top 6 Commonly used worship chord progressions in Nigeria and the World that you should know.
Worship songs are essential and it’s actually a medium for us to create an atmosphere for interacting with God through prayer. The melody is what creates the absolute sound and the lyrics finish the job. You can play these chord progressions on Piano, Guitar, Ukulele, Keyboard, and any other musical instruments.
There are so many progressions but few are very essential. These chord progressions are commonly used in Nigeria and the World as a whole. Check out the common chord progressions below.
1. The 1-4-5 Progression.
This progression is actually the root of all progressions. The chords are Doh, Fah, and Soh. If you are playing on key C, the chords will be C F and G. This progression was used Nani Gi by Mario Ese.
2. The 1-4-1-5 Progression.
This progression is essential in worship songs and also in Nigeria’s high-life. This progression was used in Jehovah Shammah by Nathaniel Bassey and also in many other popular songs. If you are playing on key C, the chords will be C F, C, and G which is doh fah doh soh in sofas or solfa notation.
3. The 1-4-6-5 Progression.
This is one of the hottest progression in gospel music history. This progression is been used by so many gospel artists like kirk franklin, J moss, Don Moen, Tye Tribbett, Tasha Cobb, Hillsong worship, Taya Smith, Tim Godfrey, William McDowell, Planetshakers, Samsong, Frank Edward, Sinach, etc. This progression was used in Onise Iyanu by Nathaniel Bassey. so many gospel musicians have used this progression so it is worth being our No 3 spot. If you are playing on key C, the chords will be C F, Am, and G which is doh fah lah soh in sofas or solfa notation.
5. The 1-5-6-4 Progression.
This Progression is widely used by the gospel artiste listed at number 4 and also by Nigerian Gospel musicians. It was used in this God is too good by Nathaniel Bassey, Ibuchukwu and so many others. If you are playing on key C, the chords will be C G, Am, and F which is doh soh lah fah in sofas or solfa notation.
6. The 1-6-4-5 Progression.
This is an additional progression, 1-6-4-5 and it is also commonly used in the gospel music industry. If you are playing on key C, the chords will be C, Am, F, and G which is doh lah fah soh in sofas or solfa notation.
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