Guitar Chord Resource

Guitar Chord Resource
A Complete Approach to Using Chords

By Buck Brown, Robert Brown, Dan Donnelly, and David Sinclair Guitar Book & MP3 CD Item: 00-38873
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Designed for beginning as well as advanced guitarists, Guitar Chord Resource is your one-stop source for exploring guitar chords. Find nearly every chord under the sun, then learn how to apply, interpret, strum, fingerpick, and transpose them. Included are ideas for embellishing and ornamenting open chords, plus tips for mastering and connecting chords, inversions, and string sets across the entire fretboard. Additionally, learn to read and interpret lead sheets (song charts) using flex, or shell, voicings. This is just the tip of the iceberg because you will be referring to and learning from this book for years to come. An MP3 CD is included to demonstrate the examples in the book.

Sample Pages


About the Authors
Introduction to Part One
Review the Basics
Standard Music Notation
Chord Diagrams
Roman Numerals
The Major Scale
Introducing Triads
Four-Note Chord Preview
Major Chord Scales
Chord Progressions
Minor Chord Scales
Fingerpicks and Strums
Fingerpicking Patterns
Strumming Patterns
Four-Note Chords
7th-Chord Scales
Chord Progressions
C Major Family Chord Embellishments
C Ideas---The I Chord
D min Ideas---The ii Chord
E min Ideas---The iii Chord
F Ideas---The IV Chord
G Ideas---The V Chord
A min Ideas---The vi Chord
B dim/Bmin7-flat 5 Ideas---The vii-diminished Chord
Common Chord Progressions
Common "Ear Twisters"
An Etude for the C Family
By the Sea
A Major Family Chord Embellishments
A Ideas---The I Chord
B min Ideas---The ii Chord
C sharp min Ideas---The iii Chord
D Ideas---The IV Chord
E Ideas---The V Chord
F-sharp min Ideas---The vi Chord
G-sharp dim/G-sharp min7-flat 5 Ideas---The vii-diminished Chord
Common Chord Progressions
Common "Ear Twisters"
Etude for the A Family
G Major Family Chord Embellishments
G Ideas---The I Chord
A min Ideas---The ii Chord
B min Ideas---iii Chord
C Ideas---The IV Chord
D Ideas---The V Chord
E min Ideas---The vi Chord
F-sharp dim/F-sharp min7-flat 5 Ideas---The vii-diminished Chord
Common Chord Progressions
Common "Ear Twisters"
Little Etude in E Minor
Etude for the G Family
E Major Family Chord Embellishments
E Ideas---The I Chord
F-sharp min Ideas---The ii Chord
G-sharp min Ideas---The iii Chord
A Ideas---The IV Chord
B Ideas---The V Chord
C-sharp min Ideas---The vi Chord
D-sharp dim/D-sharp min7-flat 5 Ideas---The vii-diminished Chord
A Common Chord Progression
Eternal Highway (Strumming Etude for the E Family)
More Common Progressions
Common "Ear Twisters"
D Major Family Chord Embellishments
D Ideas---The I Chord
E min Ideas---The ii Chord
F-sharp min Ideas---The iii Chord
G Ideas---The IV Chord
A Ideas---The V Chord
B min Ideas---The vi Chord
C-sharp dim/C-sharp min7-flat 5 Ideas---The vii-diminished Chord
Common Chord Progressions
Common "Ear Twisters"
D'Nice (Etude for the D Family)
Using a Capo
Reasons to Transpose
Capos in Action
How to Use a Capo to Play in Difficult Keys
The CAGED Formula
Different Types of Capos
Waterfall (Etude for Partial Capo)
Odds and Ends
Hammer-ons and Pull-offs
Etude for Hammer-ons and Pull-offs
Passing Tones and Chords
Pivot Finger Chord Combinations
Endings and Cadences
Pedal Tone Diatonic Chord Scales
Introduction to Alternate Tunings
Open D Tuning---D-A-D-F-sharp-A-D
Blues for Ry
Open G Tuning---D-G-D-G-B-D
Open C Tuning---C-G-C-G-C-E
The Hope Song (Etude for Open C Tuning)
D-A-D-G-A-D Tuning
Introduction to Part Two
How to Read Chord Diagrams
Open Position Chord Forms
Barre Chord Forms
Basic Theory
Triad String Set #1
The Chord Connection
Triad Chord Connections
Diatonic Triads
Triad String Set #2
Triad String Set #3
Triad String Set #4
6ths and 10ths
Triads in Spread Voicing
Complex Chords
Chord Symbol Notation
7th Chord Inversions
The Five Four-Note String Sets
Four-Note String Set #1
Four-Note String Set #2
Four-Note String Set #3
Four-Note String Set #4
Four-Note String Set #5
Other Chords You Should Know
Chords of the Harmonic Minor Scale
Chords of the Melodic Minor Scale
Quartal Harmony
Chords With More Than One Name

Additional Information

Author: Buck Brown, Robert Brown, Dan Donnelly, David Sinclair
Instrument: Guitar
Format: Book & MP3 CD
Page Count: 424
Item Number: 00-38873
ISBN 10: 0-7390-8596-4
ISBN 13: 978-0-7390-8596-7
UPC: 038081431277

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