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Minor Chords on Guitar: Beginners Guide

Minor Guitar Chords for Beginners

COMPLETE TUTORIAL of Minor Chords for Guitar: How They Are Formed and Basic Positions. Large size images.

Minor Guitar Chords for Beginners

The difference between a minor chord and a major chord is that the 3rd note of the minor chord is a semitone lower. For example: if we have a C# as the 3rd in an A major chord, in an A minor chord we will have a C.

A Major Chord

A Major Chord Consists of Three Notes: 1 A – 3 C# – 5 E

A Chord

A Minor Chord

A Minor Chord Consists of Three Notes: 1 A – 3b C – 5 E

A Minor Guitar Chord

For example, this is used to make the A chord fit into a chord progression in the key of C. Since an A Major chord integrates a C# note, it would be very difficult to fit into a key like C major. However, the A minor chord fits perfectly, due to the absence of sharps in its construction.

We will start by practicing a sequence in C Major: 1st – 6th – 3rd – 5th.

Key of C Major

C Major Chord

C Major Chord Consists of Three Notes: 1 C – 3 E – 5 G

C Major Guitar Chord

Minor Chords Guitar: A Minor

A Minor Chord Consists of Three Notes: 1 A – 3b C – 5 E

A Minor Chord

Minor Chords Guitar: E Minor

E Minor Chord Consists of Three Notes: 1 E – 3b G – 5 B

E Minor Guitar Chord

G Major Chord

G Major Chord Consists of Three Notes: 1 G – 3 B – 5 D

G Chord

The same sequence as above but in the key of F, to practice with the D minor chord.

Key of f Major

F Major Chord

F Major Chord Consists of Three Notes: 1 F – 3 A – 5 C

Different F Major guitar Chord

Minor Chords Guitar: D Minor

D Minor Chord Consists of Three Notes: 1 D – 3b F – 5 A

D Minor Guitar Chord

A Minor Chord

A Minor Chord Consists of Three Notes: 1 A – 3b C – 5 E

A Minor Guitar Chord

C Major Chord

C Major Chord Consists of Three Notes: 1 C – 3 E – 5 G

C Major Chord

In the D minor chord, the open 5th string is crossed out, but if it is touched, nothing happens, since it is a note from which the chord is composed…, an A.

G tone, and sequence with a barre chord, B minor.

Key of G Major

G Major Chord

G Major Chord Consists of Three Notes: 1 G – 3 B – 5 D

Different G Major Chord Guitar

E Minor Chord

E Minor Chord Consists of Three Notes: 1 E – 3b G – 5 B

E Minor Guitar Chord

Minor Chords Guitar: B Minor

B Minor Chord Consists of Three Notes: 1 B – 3b D – 5 F#

B Minor Guitar Chord

D Major Chord

D Major Chord Consists of Three Notes: 1 D – 3 F# – 5 A

D Major Guitar Chord for Beginners

We have already seen four minor chords (D – E – A – B), and we would be left with C – F – G, minor chords that are placed with a barre.

C Minor Chord

C Minor Chord Consists of Three Notes: 1 C – 3b Eb – 5 G

C Minor Guitar Chord

F Minor Chord

F Minor Chord Consists of Three Notes: 1 F – 3b Ab – 5 C

F Minor Guitar Chord

Minor Chords Guitar: G Minor Chord

G Minor Chord Consists of Three Notes: 1 G – 3b Bb – 5 D

G Minor Guitar Chord

Note: in the F m chord, you can see how the guitarist uses his middle finger to put pressure on the index finger. In this way he brings more pressure to the barre.

Minor Chords Chart for Guitar

Complete Dictionary of Minor Chords for Guitar in Different Positions, to be used in various parts of the neck. In the reference glossary that appears below, you have all the possible tonalities in 14 different types of chords. There will be no minor chord for guitar that will resist you.

Basic Guitar Chords

BASIC Guitar Chords Menu: Major, Minor, Suspended, Barre, Seventh, and Ninth Chords.

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