Get Full Access Today To Learn
Introduction to Barre Chords for Beginners
Plus 11,000 More Guitar Lessons.
|Product||Cost||Lessons||Instructors||Instructor Help||New Lessons||Return Policy|
|Guitar Tricks||$19.95||11,000+||45 Instructors||Yes||Yes, Weekly||60 Days|
|Guitar Dvd's||$30 - $60||20 - 30||1 Instructor||No Interaction||No||No|
|Guitar Books||$20 - $40||30 - 40||1 Instructor||No Interaction||No||No|
|Other Sites||$20 - $40||100 - 500||1-5 Instructor||Sometimes||Sometimes||3-7 Days|
|In-person||$40 - $80||1 Hour||1 Instructor||Yes||Yes||No|
Instead of the normal E major chord fingering, use your middle, ring and pinky. This leaves your index free to use as a movable capo bar. If we move the E major chord shape up one fret, then we also have to raise the open strings up one fret to match. This means we will use our index finger as a bar to raise the low E string, the B string and the high E string up along with the other notes.
Once you understand how the musical alphabet works it is possible to grasp how barre chords are named. The low E string open is the root note of the open E major chord. So if we move up one fret we have the note F. This note F is one fret (one half step) higher than the note E. Therefore, if you move all the notes of an E major chord up one fret higher, then you will be holding all the notes of an F major chord. And so on! The score and images below show the notation tab for the chords in the video.
I find it quite easy (so far!) to navigate, and found the "where do I start" to be very helpful! I'm getting there!!
I LOVE the forum, too. I've never been one to use forums, but the GT forum is full of great people and helpful information at ALL levels! Congrats on a WONDERFUL site!!Good job!
© copyright 1998-2016 guitar tricks inc. all rights reserved.