The Bluegrass Banjo Chord Bible: Open 'G' Tuning 2,160 Chords by Tobe A. RichardsThe Bluegrass Banjo Chord Bible: Open 'G' Tuning 2,160 Chords by Tobe A. Richards

The Bluegrass Banjo Chord Bible: Open 'G' Tuning 2,160 Chords

byTobe A. Richards

Hardcover | October 20, 2016

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The Bluegrass Banjo Chord Bible, with its 2,160 chords offers a complete solution for both beginner and experienced professional musician alike. The layout is uncomplicated and follows a logical musical progression from standard major chords up to the more esoteric thirteenths used by many jazz players. To accompany the 2,160 chords, a further 720 possible moveable chord configurations are included, together with a useful range of slash chords, reflecting the popularity of this type of chord in many of today's artist and compilation topline songbooks.

This highly comprehensive guide provides the musician with no fewer than 68 different types of chord in all twelve keys, making it the definitive publication for the bluegrass 'G' banjo. Whether you play folk, rock, pop, jazz or any other type of popular music, The Bluegrass Banjo Chord Bible makes the ideal reference source for all occasions.

Standard Chords covered in The Bluegrass Banjo Chord Bible (using the key of C as an example): C, Cm, C7, Cm7, C5, C6, Cm6, Cmaj7, Cdim, Cdim7, C-5, C+, Csus2, Csus4, C7sus4, Cm7-5, Cadd9, Cmadd9, C6add9, Cm6add9, C7-5, C7+5, C7-9, C7+9, Cm(maj7), Cmaj7-5, Cmaj7+5, C9, Cm9, Cmaj9, C11, C13.

Advanced Chords covered in The Bluegrass Banjo Chord Bible (using the key of C as an example): C4, Cadd11, Csus4add9, Cm-6, C7sus2, C7-5-9, C7-5+9, C7+5-9, C7+5+9, C7add11, C7add13, C7+11, Cm7-5-9, Cm7-9, Cm7add11, Cmaj7+11, C9sus4, C9-5, C9+5, C9+11, Cm9-5, Cm(maj9), Cmaj9-5, Cmaj9+5, Cmaj9+11, Cmaj9add6, C11-9, Cm11, Cmaj11, C13sus4, C13-5-9, C13-9, C13+9, C13+11, Cm13, Cmaj13.

Major Slash Chords covered in The Bluegrass Banjo Chord Bible (using the key of C as an example): C/C, C/Db, C/D, C/Eb, C/E, C/F, C/F#, C/G, C/Ab, C/A, C/Bb, C/B.

Beside the many pages of chord boxes or windows, the book features useful sections on tuning, chord construction, fingerboard layout, FAQs, alternative chord naming, fingering, slash chords, harmonic intervals, chord window blanks for transcribing your own favorite chord sequences etc.

Review of features:

•2,160 Chords featuring all 12 keys
•144 Major slash chords in all keys
•720 possible moveable chord positions (standard & 5-string specific)
•Standard gDGBD 'G' tuning
•Chord theory, FAQs and tuning guides
•Fingerboard diagrams
•Banjo family factfile
•Alternative chord naming chart
•Blank chord windows for your own jottings and arrangements

The aim of this guide is to provide the musician with the flexibility only really offered to guitar and keyboard players in the past. Now, with the help of The Bluegrass Banjo Chord Bible, musicians will be able to pick up any songbook and instantly have access to even the most complex and advanced chords.

This popular guide is available for the first time in a brand new luxury 10th anniversary hardback edition.

Title:The Bluegrass Banjo Chord Bible: Open 'G' Tuning 2,160 ChordsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:112 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.31 inPublished:October 20, 2016Publisher:Cabot BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1906207984

ISBN - 13:9781906207984

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Table of Contents

IntroductionFingeringChord Theory and FAQsUnderstanding Chord BoxesBluegrass Fingerboard & Tuning LayoutChords Covered in this BookSlash Chords (what are they?)Using a CapoChords (1,728 chord window diagrams in all keys)Major Slash Chords (144 chord window diagrams in all keys)A Selection of Moveable Chord ShapesBanjo Family Factfile and TuningsAlternative Chord Name ChartNotes (user notes)Chord Window Blanks (for your own jottings)