Mastering Chord Theory For Guitarists, Learn to build and play commonly used guitar chords
The Professor
May 19 2013, 08:42 AM
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Mastering Chord Theory for Guitar

Welcome to the learning how to build chord voicings for guitar page at GMC run by yours truly, The Professor.

The lessons on this page are geared towards helping you build a strong understanding of each of the different chords used in modern music, how they are built, how they are related and how they relate to arpeggios and scales when writing songs or soloing over chord changes.

If you are completely new to chords, at least from a theoretical perspective, you should start with the first article in the list below. Then, feel free to move on to each chord in the list, keeping in mind that you can always return to this page for a refresher on a previous chord or lesson to keep your chord theory chops sharp at all times.

If you have covered this material already in your musical development, then feel free to browse each lesson as a refresher, or to fill in any gaps you have in your understanding of the different chords, how they are built and how to apply them to your guitar playing and song writing.

Feel free to bookmark this page as more lessons will be added regularly, and as always if you have any questions post them below and I’ll be glad to help out.

How to Build Chords for Guitar Lessons

How to Build Maj7 Chords

How to Build 7th Chords

How to Build m7 Chords

How to Build m7b5 Chords

How to Build Dim7 Chords

How to Build Maj6 Chords

How to Build m6 Chords

How to Build 7sus4 Chords

How to Build 7sus2 Chords

How to Build Maj9 Chords

How to Build m9 Chords

How to Build 9th Chords

How to Build 7b9 Chords

How to Build 7#9 Chords

If you have any questions about the Chord Voicings for Guitar Lessons, or have any suggestions for future lessons in this subject area, post them below and I will be happy to help you out any way I can.

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This post has been edited by The Professor: May 19 2013, 09:16 AM

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