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It also helps in that it makes you think of chords in non stereotypical ways. For a great many guitar players power chords, bar chords and open chords are the only ones in existence but it does not need to be like this. Too often chords are just thought of as background noise to full the air while some sort of lead playing goes on but it needs not be like ...


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Inversions are pretty easy once you understand what is happening conceptually. The majority of your time will be spent applying what you have learned to the guitar. Contrary to other answers, I would say application for guitar is very important. Inversions will help you identify more comfortable chord voicings. They will also help you create smoother ...


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Knowing chord inversions is very important because it will allow you to play any chord in almost any position. This will increase (left-hand) efficiency while playing chord changes, and, more importantly, it will make your changes sound more smoothly due to the more natural voice leading. You could combine learning chords and their inversions with learning ...


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Chord inversions don't come in all that much in guitar playing from a theoretic level. For the guitar, you usually have several chord shapings for what is named the same chord. If some note is shared by two chords in sequence, you tend to play it on the same string. If you do chord changes mainly staying in the same position (if necessary, by judicious ...


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So you know major chords? The next step are minor chords. Once you have both major and minor, you will need to experiment with additions - 7ths, major 7ths, 4ths, 9ths, 12ths and so on. You can use a tool like this to experiment with different chords. A good thing to do, is to go through a tool like this, and try them out for yourself, see what the ...



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