Here is the first line of “Brethren We have Met To Worship” with the simplest chords possible.
The F/C chord is a modern way of notating what many of you call a I 6/4 (figured bass) or a I chord in second inversion. Just play an F chord with a C in the bass.
OK, so let’s have some fun with this. Spend some time trying to figure out new harmonies for this one line and send them to me. Whoever comes up with the one I like the best can have something from the site for free (up to $100).
I really don’t care how you submit them. They don’t have to be fancy. If you want, print off this page and write in your chords over the melody notes and get it to me somehow.
Or, just comment below with your chords like this: F || C7 || F || F/C C7 F –
By the way, why spend so much time on this one line? Because if you do, you are really working on 75% of the song. This same 4 bar phrase is used 3 times over 16 bars.