Modern Guitar Chord Technique (eBook)
A landmark book written by one of the greatest guitarists of the 20th Century, this text contains George M. Smith's own systematic study of chord technique, harmony and progressions. A large number of unique chord charts along with accompanying exercises makes this book unlike any other. The guitarist who works systematically through this book will develop the chord technique necessary for modern rhythm playing and will gain harmonic knowledge essential to the art of chord improvising. An excellent chord su ...more
Product Number:
95422EB
Format:
eBook
Skill Level:
Not Applicable
Notation Type:
Standard Notation
Pages:
64
Binding:
eBook
ISBN:
1-6191-1803-3
ISBN13:
978-16191-1803-4
Series:
Modern Guitar Method
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
4/16/2018
A landmark book written by one of the greatest guitarists of the 20th Century, this text contains George M. Smith's own systematic study of chord technique, harmony and progressions. A large number of unique chord charts along with accompanying exercises makes this book unlike any other. The guitarist who works systematically through this book will develop the chord technique necessary for modern rhythm playing and will gain harmonic knowledge essential to the art of chord improvising. An excellent chord substitution chart is provided as a supplement to this text. Written in standard notation only with chord symbols and diagrams.
Foreword
INTRODUCTION
Guitar Fingerboard Chart
Chord Construction from Major Scales
Chord Construction from Harmonic Minor Scales
Explanation of the Bass Note Symbol
Thumb Position Exercise
Fourth Finger Barre Exercise
Practice Plan of the Chord Charts
MAJOR AND DOMINANT SEVENTH CHORDS
Chord Chart - Bass Note on the VI String
Resolution Exercises - Bass Note on the VI String
Chord Progression Exercises - Bass Note on the VI String
Chord Chart - Bass Note on the V String
Resolution Exercises - Bass Note on the V String
Chord Progression Exercises - Bass Note on the V String
Cycle Progression Exercises - Bass Note on the V String
Chord Chart - Bass Note on the IV String
Resolution Exercises - Bass Note on the IV String
Chord Progression Exercises - Bass Note on the IV String
Cycle Progression Exercises - Bass Note on the IV String
Resolution Exercises
MINOR CHORDS
Chord Chart - Bass Note on the VI String
Resolution Exercises - Bass Note on the VI String
Chord Progression Exercises - Bass Note on the VI String
Chord Chart - Bass Note on the V String
Resolution Exercises - Bass Note on the V String
Chord Progression Exercises - Bass Note on the V String
Chord Chart - Bass Note on the IV String
Resolution Exercises - Bass Note on the IV String
Chord Progression Exercises - Bass Note on the IV String
Resolution Exercises
MAJOR CHORDS WITH AN ADDED SIXTH
Chord Chart - Bass Note on the VI String
Resolution Exercises - Bass Note on the VI String
Chord Progression Exercises - Bass Note on the VI String
Chord Chart - Bass Note on the V String
Resolution Exercises - Bass Note on the V String
Chord Progression Exercises - Bass Note on the V String
Chord Chart - Bass Note on the IV String
Resolution Exercises - Bass Note on the IV String
Chord Progression Exercises - Bass Note on the IV String
Resolution Exercises
MINOR SCALE EXERCISES
MINOR CHORD STUDIES
MAJOR SCALE EXERCISES
CHORD PROGRESSION STUDIES
DIMINISHED SEVENTH CHORDS
Chord Diagram - Bass Note on the VI String
Chord Progression Exercises - Bass note on the VI String
Chord Diagram - Bass Note on the V String
Chord Progression Exercises - Bass note on the V String
Chord Diagram - Bass Note on the V String
Chord Progression Exercises - Bass note on the V String
AUGMENTED CHORDS
Chord Chart - Bass Note on the V String
Resolution Exercises - Bass Note on the V String
Chord Chart - Bass Note on the IV String
Resolution Exercises - Bass Note on the IV String
MINOR CHORDS WITH AN ADDED SIXTH
Chord Chart - Bass Note on the VI String
Chord Chart - Bass Note on the V String
Chord Chart - Bass Note on the IV String
Resolution and Sequence Exercises
DOMINANT NINTH CHORD CHART
Cycle Progression Exercises
DOMINANT THIRTEENTH CHORD CHART
Cycle Progression Exercises
AUGMENTED DOMINANT SEVENTH CHORD CHART
Cycle Progression Exercises
MINOR SEVENTH CHORD CHART
Cycle Progression Exercises
CHORD STUDIES BASED ON MODERN CHORD PROGRESSIONS
MAJOR SEVENTH CHORD CHART
Chord Progression Exercises
DOMINANT SEVENTH CHORDS WITH A LOWERED FIFTH
AUGMENTED DOMINANT NINTH CHORDS
MISCELLANEOUS CHORDS AND THEIR RESOLUTIONS
SUSPENSION CHORDS
DOMINANT ELEVENTH CHORDS
CHORD STUDIES BASED ON MODERN CHORD PROGRESSIONS
MELODIC CHORD STUDIES
THE SWING BASS
MOVING VOICE EXERCISES
"SWANEE RIVER" - AN IMPROVISED ACCOMPANIMENT
"THE ARKANSAS TRAVELER" - A RHYTHM ARRANGEMENT
ARRANGING AN ABBREVIATED GUITAR PART
SUPPLEMENT - CHORD SUBSTITUTION CHART
 
Series: Modern Guitar Method
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