Some basic guitar chords include E minor, C major, G major and D major. These chords are commonly written as Em, C, G and D, respectively. When the chords are written in sheet music, the letter alone is assumed to be the... More »

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Beginner guitarists can learn chords by consulting a chord chart or by experimentation. If the player already has a background in musical theory and is switching to guitar, he can begin by constructing chords starting fr... More »

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Coordinate guitar chords and lyrics by practicing with simple rhythms, knowing all of the chords in a song perfectly, playing along with a metronome and humming the lyrics first. Singing and playing guitar at the same ti... More »

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To play basic guitar chords, position the fingers on the fretboard and strum the appropriate strings. Giving the chords a pleasant sound requires the player to have strong strumming technique and knowledge of where the f... More »

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To tune a guitar to standard tuning, you need to first tune the sixth string, also known as the low E string, using a reference tone. Once the low E is tuned, you can use the tone from this string to properly tune subseq... More »

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Pop-rock music group Coldplay uses three prominent chords throughout the song "Clocks": E minor, B flat minor and F minor. These chords are the foundations of the oscillating sixteenth notes in the memorable beginning ri... More »

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Beginner guitarists can learn chords by consulting a chord chart or by experimentation. If the player already has a background in musical theory and is switching to guitar, he can begin by constructing chords starting fr... More »

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