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How to Make a Major Barre Chord

 

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Intro to Barre Chords

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Barre chords are moveable shapes that you can place anywhere on the neck, and their shape and placement will determine what the name of the chord is, and whether it is a major chord or a minor chord.

Let's start by learning how to make a major barre chord, with its root note on the 6th string. We will use the idea of the 'open' E major chord shape as the basis for this chord, along with.....the human capo!
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