Any yellow circle is an optional note that may be held.
Generally these chords would be barre chords.
NOTE: If understanding Chord Formulas is new to you, it is recommended that you study this module first Guitar Chords for Beginners Chord Book One (The Secret to Chords)
Easy Practical Theory Module
Slide Rules for various instrument - Members Only
OPEN A - A#/Bb - B - C - C#/Db - D
D#/Eb - E - F - F#/Gb - G - G#/Ab
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Find your own Chords, Scales and Modes
How the chord diagrams work
Use the interactive Guitar to find your own Chords. Try below for a demo example in the key of A.
By clicking on the blue numbers you can select any chord by using the Formulas that will be shown below the Musical Educator interactive Guitar, great for finding other variations of chords.
+ For METS Music Members there are Slide Rules for various instruments, a great aid for finding and practicing chords, scales, modes, solos etc..
+ All METS Music Members have access to many other modules at
NOTE: The Musical Educators for Guitar and Keyboard do not play the notes as these are Educational tools not entertainment programs
Try the interactive Guitar neck and find your own chords. Works for keyboard too, plus you can find the Major scale in any position on the guitar, and along the keyboard
Click on the Blue Numbers to select a note
Musical Educator Tuition Systems
Yes all METS Music Members have added bonuses too, the Musical Educator for Guitar and Keyboard Slide Rules. This enables you to Find your own Chords, Scales and Modes and harmony in any key.
The Musical Educator for Guitar and Keyboard Slide Rules are great for finding other variations of chords and practicing scales, modes, solos etc.. + There are Slide Rules for various instruments
Plus all METS Music Members have access to all other extra members modules at
NOTE: The Musical Educator for Guitar and Keyboard does not play the notes as this is an Educational tool not an entertainment program
Suggested Fingering for Chords.
1 is index finger
4 is little finger
0 is Open string
Yellow square and pink number are optional open strings you could include in the chord
Chord Book One