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Guitar Chord Resource: A Complete Approach to Using Chords

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Guitar Chord Resource: A Complete Approach to Using Chords

Guitar Chord Resource: A Complete Approach to Using Chords

Book/MP3 CD set. Your one-stop source for exploring chords, designed for beginners to advanced players. Find nearly every chord under the sun, then learn how to apply, interpret, strum, fingerpick, and transpose them. Includes ideas for embellishing and ornamenting open chords, tips for mastering and connecting chords, inversions, and string sets across the entire fretboard. Additionally, you'll learn to read and interpret lead sheets (song charts) using flex, or shell, voicings. A great resource you'll use for years to come. The MP3 CD demonstrates the examples. 423 pp.
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Contents:

  • Introduction 
  • About the Authors 
  • PART ONE: EASY CHORD IDEAS 
  • Introduction to Part One 
  • CAGED 
  • Review the Basics 
  • Standard Music Notation 
  • Chord Diagrams 
  • TAB 
  • 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 
  • PART TWO: CHORD CONNECTIONS 
  • 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

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