The Cittern Chord Bible: Fifths, Irish & Modal D Shortscale Tunings 3,024 Chords by Tobe A. RichardsThe Cittern Chord Bible: Fifths, Irish & Modal D Shortscale Tunings 3,024 Chords by Tobe A. Richards

The Cittern Chord Bible: Fifths, Irish & Modal D Shortscale Tunings 3,024 Chords

byTobe A. Richards

Hardcover | November 3, 2016

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The Cittern Chord Bible (Shortscale), with its 3,024 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 3,024 chords, The Cittern Shortscale Chord Bible includes 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 36 different types of chord in all twelve keys, making it the definitive publication for the longscale cittern. Whether you play folk, rock, pop, jazz or any other type of popular music, The Cittern Shortscale Bible makes the ideal reference source for all occasions.

Fifths tuning chords covered in the Cittern Shortscale Chord Bible (using the key of C as an example): C, Cm, C-5, Cdim, C4, C5, Csus2, Csus4, Csus4add9, C+, C6, Cadd9, Cadd11, Cm6, Cmadd9, C6add9, Cm6add9, Cdim7, C7, C7sus2, C7sus4, C7-5, C7+5, C7-9, C7+9, Cm7, Cm7-5, Cm(maj7), Cmaj7, Cmaj7-5,Cmaj7+5, C9, Cm9, C11, C13, C/C, C/Db, C/D, C/Eb, C/E, C/F, C/F#, C/G, C/Ab, C/A, C/Bb and C/B.

Irish tuning chords covered in the Cittern Shortscale Chord Bible (using the key of C as an example): C, Cm, C-5, Cdim, C4, C5, Csus2, Csus4, Csus4add9, C+, C6, Cadd9, Cadd11, Cm6, Cmadd9, C6add9, Cm6add9, Cdim7, C7, C7sus2, C7sus4, C7-5, C7+5, C7-9, C7+9, Cm7, Cm7-5, Cm(maj7), Cmaj7, Cmaj7-5,Cmaj7+5, C9, Cm9, C11, C13, C/C, C/Db, C/D, C/Eb, C/E, C/F, C/F#, C/G, C/Ab, C/A, C/Bb and C/B.

Modal G tuning chords covered in the Cittern Shortscale Chord Bible (using the key of C as an example): C, Cm, C-5, Cdim, C4, C5, Csus2, Csus4, Csus4add9, C+, C6, Cadd9, Cadd11, Cm6, Cmadd9, C6add9, Cm6add9, Cdim7, C7, C7sus2, C7sus4, C7-5, C7+5, C7-9, C7+9, Cm7, Cm7-5, Cm(maj7), Cmaj7, Cmaj7-5,Cmaj7+5, C9, Cm9, C11, C13, C/C, C/Db, C/D, C/Eb, C/E, C/F, C/F#, C/G, C/Ab, C/A, C/Bb and C/B.

Review of features:

•3,024 Chords featuring all 12 keys
•432 Major slash chords in all keys
•Fifths GDAEB, Irish GDADA & Modal 'D' ADADA tunings
•Chord theory, FAQs and tuning guides
•Fingerboard diagrams
•Mandolin & cittern 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 Cittern Shortscale 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.

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Title:The Cittern Chord Bible: Fifths, Irish & Modal D Shortscale Tunings 3,024 ChordsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:112 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.31 inPublished:November 3, 2016Publisher:Cabot BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1906207860

ISBN - 13:9781906207861

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Table of Contents

IntroductionFingeringChord Theory and FAQsUnderstanding Chord BoxesCittern Fingerboard & Tuning LayoutChords Covered in this BookSlash Chords (what are they?)Using a CapoChords (3,024 chord window diagrams in all keys and 3 tunings)Major Slash Chords (432 chord window diagrams in all keys)Mandolin & Cittern Factfile and TuningsAlternative Chord Name ChartNotes (user notes)Chord Window Blanks (for your own jottings)