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Guitar Chord Resource

A Complete Approach to Using Chords

By Buck Brown, Robert Brown, Dan Donnelly, and David Sinclair

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Guitar Chord Resource (A Complete Approach to Using Chords). Composed by Buck Brown, Robert Brown, Dan Donnelly, and David Sinclair. For Guitar. Book; CD; Guitar Method or Supplement; Method/Instruction. 424 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.38873).

ISBN 0739085964.

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.

  • Chords of the Harmonic Minor Scale 
  • Chords of the Melodic Minor Scale 
  • Quartal Harmony 
  • Chords With More Than One Name 
  • 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 
  • Introduction 
  • About the Authors 
  • 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 
  • 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 
  • 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 
  • 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 
  • 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 
  • 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 

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