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Title:
Blues guitar chords and accompaniment
Author:
Arakawa, Yoichi.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Torrance, Calif. : Six Strings Music Pub., [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
1 score (125 pages) : illustrations ; 31 cm.
General Note:
Includes guitar chord symbols, guitar chord diagrams and tablature.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781891370120
Format :
Musical Score

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Summary

Summary

Learn how to play the basic blues rhythm guitar step by step. Covers tuning, basic music notation and music theory, and a variety of open chords and accompaniment patterns.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 5
A Brief History of the Bluesp. 6
Equipment You'll Needp. 8
Chapter 1 Basicsp. 9
Parts of the Guitarp. 9
Holding Your Guitarp. 9
How to Tune Your Guitarp. 10
1-1 Basic Music Notationp. 11
1-2 Major Scalesp. 17
1-3 Chordsp. 20
Chapter 2 Basic Open Chordsp. 23
Chord Diagramp. 23
Slash Notationp. 24
Holding a Pickp. 24
2-1 Major Triadsp. 25
2-2 Major 6p. 28
2-3 Dominant 7p. 30
2-4 Minor Triads / Minor 7p. 32
2-5 Augmented Triadsp. 34
2-6 Diminished 7p. 36
Chapter 2 Reviewp. 38
Chapter 3 12-Bar Bluesp. 41
The Basic 12-Bar Bluesp. 41
3-1 Blues in Ep. 42
3-2 Blues in Ap. 44
3-3 Blues in Cp. 46
3-4 Blues in Gp. 48
3-5 Blues in Amp. 50
Chapter 3 Reviewp. 52
Chapter 4 Barre and Movable Chordsp. 55
What is a Barre Chord?p. 55
Names of the Barre Chordsp. 56
4-1 E-Form Barre Chordsp. 57
4-2 A-Form Barre Chordsp. 60
4-3 D-Form Barre Chordsp. 62
4-4 Shifting Techniquesp. 64
4-5 Putting it Togetherp. 66
Chapter 4 Reviewp. 68
Chapter 5 Power Chords and Boogie-Woogie Stylep. 71
Tabp. 71
5-1 Power Chordsp. 72
5-2 Power Major 6 Chordsp. 74
"Boogie-Woogie No. 1"p. 76
5-3 Power Dominant 7 Chordsp. 77
"Boogie-Woogie No. 2"p. 79
5-4 Movable Power Chordsp. 80
5-5 Boogie-Woogie Variationsp. 82
Chapter 5 Reviewp. 84
Chapter 6 Fingerstyle Bluesp. 87
Right-Hand Lettersp. 87
Basic Right-Hand Positionp. 88
Thumbpicks and Fingerpicksp. 88
6-1 Basic Fingerstylesp. 89
"Finger-Painting Blues"p. 92
6-2 Alternating Bassp. 93
"Back-and-Forth Blues"p. 96
6-3 Fingerpickingp. 97
"Toothpick Blues"p. 99
6-4 Left-Hand Techniquesp. 100
Hammer-onp. 100
Pull-offp. 100
Slidep. 101
Bendp. 102
Vibratop. 102
"Hammer-on Blues"p. 103
Chapter 6 Reviewp. 104
Chapter 7 Various Blues Accompaniment Stylesp. 107
7-1 Alternative & New Chord Formsp. 108
"Shufflin' with Newbies"p. 112
"Slidin' Nine"p. 112
7-2 Single-Note Riffsp. 113
"Lonesome Boogie"p. 115
7-3 Double-Stop Riffsp. 116
"Double-Pleasure Blues"p. 117
7-4 Small-Chord Riffsp. 118
"Small But Good"p. 119
7-5 Other Blues Formsp. 120
8-Bar, 16-Bar, and 24-Bar Bluesp. 120
12-Bar Blues Variationsp. 121
More Turnaroundsp. 122
Other Considerationsp. 122
7-6 Open Tuningsp. 123
7-7 Using a Capop. 124
Closingp. 125
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