The Guitar Chord Bible, with its 3,024 chords offers a complete solution for both beginner and experienced professional musician alike. The layout is uncomplicated and follows a logical musical progression from standard major chords up to the more esoteric thirteenths used by many jazz players. To accompany the 3,024 chords, a further 576 possible moveable chord configurations are included, together with a useful range of major and minor slash chords, reflecting the popularity of this type of chord in many of today's artist and compilation topline songbooks.
This highly comprehensive guide provides the musician with no fewer than 68 different types of chord in all twelve keys, making it the definitive publication for the guitar. Whether you play folk, rock, pop, jazz or any other type of popular music, The Guitar Chord Bible makes the ideal reference source for all occasions.
Standard Chords covered in The Guitar Chord Bible (using the key of C as an example): C, Cm, C7, Cm7, C5, C6, Cm6, Cmaj7, Cdim, Cdim7, C-5, C+, Csus2, Csus4, C7sus4, Cm7-5, Cadd9, Cmadd9, C6add9, Cm6add9, C7-5, C7+5, C7-9, C7+9, Cm(maj7), Cmaj7-5, Cmaj7+5, C9, Cm9, Cmaj9, C11, C13.
Advanced Chords covered in The Guitar Chord Bible (using the key of C as an example): C4, Cadd11, Csus4add9, Cm-6, C7sus2, C7-5-9, C7-5+9, C7+5-9, C7+5+9, C7add11, C7add13, C7+11, Cm7-5-9, Cm7-9, Cm7add11, Cmaj7+11, C9sus4, C9-5, C9+5, C9+11, Cm9-5, Cm(maj9), Cmaj9-5, Cmaj9+5, Cmaj9+11, Cmaj9add6, C11-9, Cm11, Cmaj11, C13sus4, C13-5-9, C13-9, C13+9, C13+11, Cm13, Cmaj13.
Major & Minor Slash Chords covered in The Guitar Chord Bible (using the key of C as an example): C/C, C/Db, C/D, C/Eb, C/E, C/F, C/F#, C/G, C/Ab, C/A, C/Bb, C/B. Cm/C, Cm/Db, Cm/D, Cm/Eb, Cm/E, Cm/F, Cm/F#, Cm/G, Cm/Ab, Cm/A, Cm/Bb, Cm/B.
Beside the many pages of chord boxes or windows, the book features useful sections on tuning, chord construction, fingerboard layout, FAQs, alternative chord naming, fingering, slash chords, harmonic intervals, chord window blanks for transcribing your own favorite chord sequences etc.
Review of features:
-3,024 Chords featuring all 12 keys
-288 Major and minor slash chords in all keys
-144 Special open string chords
-576 possible moveable chord positions
-Standard EADGBE tuning
-Chord theory, FAQs and tuning guides
-Fingerboard & tuning diagrams
-Guitar family factfile
-Alternative chord naming chart
-Blank chord windows for your own jottings and arrangements
The aim of this guide is to provide the musician with the flexibility to tackle any musical project he or she may come across. Now, with the help of The Guitar Chord Bible, musicians will be able to pick up any songbook and instantly have access to even the most complex and advanced chords.
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