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Okay here's my question.

So I play a guitar chord and I don't know it's name, is there a way of imputing it manually and let BIAB do the rest ie name the chord??

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Welcome to the forum.

No, Band-in-a-Box will not tell you the name of a chord by putting in the chord notes.

However ...

The PG Music's standalone program, +++ Guitar Chord Dictionary +++, has a reverse chord lookup feature. The Guitar Chord Dictionary is available for $19 US. PG Music also has a similar standalone program for piano.

Several online references are available for finding guitar chords such as +++ Reverse Guitar Chord Finder +++, +++ Chord Identifier +++, +++ Chord Namer +++ and the +++ Guitar Chord Finder +++.

Both the Google Play Store and Apple store has chord finder apps for smartphones.

I used the search term "reverse guitar chord finder".


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If you know the notes of a chord and can play them all at once on a keyboard connected to BIAB, then yes. BIAB has a function called MIDI Chord Detection. I use it all the time. It will give you up to four choices of chord name and, when you choose one, enter that chord into the Chordsheet of your song.


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Years ago, when I was taking up piano lessons, a family friend, a concert pianist who coincidentally played a pretty mean ragtime piano set me down to show me the ropes. He introduced me to the concept of chord inversions. Not a lengthy lesson, but one that was worth the effort. Ten fingers down, when possible.


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