Guitar Building Blocks: Barre Chords And How To Use Them
May 21 2014
Barre chords are a vitally important part of your ability to move beyond the third fret, play solid rhythm in all keys and get a wide variety of sounds through chord inversions. Happy de-mystifies these powerful chord shapes, providing tips on how toplay them cleanly and easily. You’ll learn basic chord theory, how to transpose from one key to another and how to play several chord progressions and songs, including Abilene and Stagolee.
This dvd is a great beginning approach to learning the basics of guitar. Teacher decodes the myths surrounding barre chords and how they can be used to transform your chord vocabulary. Discover how to find a variety of chord shapes beyond the third fret, giving you a rich choice of voicings as well as a library of new keys to use. You’ll find using barre chords the easiest way to transpose your music from one key to another, and to find awkward chords easily without having to learn a daunting number of different fingerings. By breaking the technique down into building blocks and fundamental patterns, you will soon be developing your own personal solo style, and you’ll be amazed just how simple the most unusual chord progressions can be!
Get the most from your guitar with this superb tutorial from one of the best in the business. Full music and tablature are included.
Happy Traum has created the Guitar Building Blocks series of lessons to help learning players develop essential guitar technique. Each of these DVDs concentrates on a specific ‘building block’, allowing you to delve deeply into just those areas that you need to strengthen. The Building Blocks series gives you a solid foundation upon which to base your future guitar studies.
Running time: 1 hour
Video: MPEG2 720×480 (4:3) 29.97fps 8000Kbps
Audio: 48000Hz stereo 1536Kbps
Booklet: Yes (PDF)
Size: 3.4 Gb