Chords in a different order

I noticed that by rearranging the order of the 7 diatonic chords, they can be played one after the other by just changing the root note of the current chord up by one number each time. I have no idea how useful this is but it is giving “practicing the arpeggios” a new twist for me. Here’s the modified order:

1 3 5 7 2 4 6

That’s quite an interesting order on its own anyway. The chord tones followed by the non-chord tones.

Here’s a rough Melody Paths chart showing the notes that change. (If anyone has a neater Melody Paths template I’m interested!)

This might be the same thing as Vinny’s brilliant chord wheel of course. Chord Wheel Video

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