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Home Introduction Modules - 1 Lesson 1a
Cheating
The
Blues

LESSON 4 - Learning some more Chords

3a - Understanding the Chord Diagrams

4 - New Chords of A minor - A - D

Module 1 Lesson 5 Module 1 Lesson 3

Learn to finger the chords  E  A  D  &  Am

Notice how the chord shape of  A minor  is an already  familiar shape as it is similar to the chord shape of   E Major  shown above


NOTE:

The chords of E A & D mean the same as  E major A major & D major

this can be confusing to beginners to hear for example someone says "play an A Chord" &

at other times "play an A major chord"


They are  the same, major chords  are usually referred to by their letter name only,

but minor chords are always called that, e.g.. A minor & written as Am a small m

VIDEO -

Play an A Major Chord an A minor Chord and a D Major Chord

A minor chord

A Major chord

D Major chord

Module 1