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General Tips Published on October 19th, 2011 | by Caesar (ENGAGE) Open chord shapes are a great way to make your guitar sound harmonious and “full”. Ive always some of these chords to play variations of standard ones, sometimes with average results and sometimes with outright awesomeness! But I’ll leave you to decide and let your creative juices flow Reading the chords below: E = eadgbe (the strings from left to right) E = 022100 (the numbers indicate where to put your fingers on the fret) E string = 0 – you play an open string. 1 – Open chords in the key of E (different approach) 022100 x44200 x66400 x77600 x99800 x11 11 9 00 x12 13 11 00 0 14 14 13 00 2 – E chord shapes 3 – C shapes x32010 x54030 x10 9080 4 – D shapes xx0232 xx0454 xx0565 xx0787 xx09 10 9 xx0 10 11 10 xx0 12 13 12 xx0 14 15 14 5 – Open chords in the key of A x02020 x04030 x05050 x07070 x09080 x0 11 0 10 0 x0 12 0 12 0 x0 14 0 14 0 6– Fsus2 shapes x33011 x55033 x10 10 088 7 – F#m7(11) shapes 8 – Dmaj7sus2 shapes Source: Guitarhabits

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The Chord Guide: Pt I – Chord Progressions Chord progressions are the canvas on which musicians paint their masterpieces, and it’s a canvas which is a piece of art in itself. A chord progression can be subtle and in the background or it can be blatant and up front; it can be simple and catchy, or it can be technical and complex, it can stay in one key or it can change like the seasons. In any of these cases a chord progression is what drives the song as it literally shapes the music that accompanies it. Chord progressions are like a cozy home where melody and rhythm can kick their feet up.

Epic Homemade Porsche Win Epic Homemade Porsche Win372 By jason in Win on April 17, 2011 Browsing: Epic Homemade Porsche Win 83 Jam Tracks For Guitar - StumbleUpon Download all the free jam tracks now! A lot of them anyway - 83 of the jam tracks for guitar players are available here on the one page. If you want more information on each track then go to the page that the jam track is from for music theory and other information. Taken from the Blues Guitar Jam Tracks page: 01 Slow Blues In A mp3 wma 02 E Shuffle mp3 wma 03 A Straight mp3 wma 04 Eb Slow Blues (E if you play guitar and tune down 1/2 a step) mp3 wma 05 Ab Shuffle (A if you play gutar and tune down 1/2 a step) mp3 wma 06 G Medium Blues mp3 wma 07 E Fast Shuffle mp3 wma 08 A Medium Blues Shuffle mp3 wma 09 A Medium Blues Shuffle Quick Change mp3 wma 10 Eb Straight Ahead Blues (E if you play guitar and tune down 1/2 a step) mp3 wma 11 B Slow Blues (C if you play guitar and tune down 1/2 a step) mp3 wma

List of common misconceptions From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia This incomplete list is not intended to be exhaustive. This list corrects erroneous beliefs that are currently widely held about notable topics. Playing Chords: A Guide for Bassists Q: I recently bought a 6-string bass and started working on playing chords. How should I voice more complex chords (e.g. Gm13) using few (3 to 4) notes, while maintaining the quality of the chord? A: It is important to note a few things when doing this. Much of this is learned by doing it wrong and having someone correct you, but you should learn the difference between – for example – a 6 chord and a 13 chord.

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7 Effective Strategies To Get Your Music Noticed — Echoes - Insight for I... In some music business schools, they still give students assignments that go like this: “Assume that you have one million dollars. Make up a marketing plan on how to promote a band.” Here’s a realistic assignment: “Go to MySpace. Harmonic Functions - Augmented Sixths We will start by transforming the iv degree chord of the A minor key into an augmented sixth chord. Below is the i - iv - V - i progression in A minor: now, we set the iv degree chord in first inversion: by raising the root of the iv degree chord a half-step (D# in this case) we get an augmented sixth chord:

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