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Lesson 12 of 40

7th. Chord with the root on the low E string

for
The Church Mode
(Mixolydian mode)
in (Key of A)

 

 

 

Fretboard

 E 5|-----|--6--|----|--7-|-1-|---|-2-|---|-3|-4|--|-5|--|-6|-
 B 2|-----|--3--|--4-|----|-5-|---|-6-|---|-7|-1|--|-2|--|-3|4
 G -|--7--|--1--|----|--2-|---|-3-|-4-|---|-5|--|-6|--|-7|-1|-
 D 4|-----|--5--|----|--6-|---|-7-|-1-|---|-2|--|-3|-4|--|-5|-
 A 1|-----|--2--|----|--3-|-4-|---|-5-|---|-6|--|-7|-1|--|-2|-
 E 5|-----|--6--|----|--7-|-1-|---|-2-|---|-3|-4|--|-5|--|-6|-
|                                           |
1st.fret                                  12th.fret

 

 

 

Guitar Lesson Facts...

This is an E Dominant 7th. Chord

The root in this case is: 5

The formula is: 5, 7, 2, 4

Compared to the major scale the formula is: 1, 3, 5, b7

Play it with all notes ringing out together.

1=A 2=B 3=C# 4=D 5=E 6=F# 7=G#

Key of: A Major(1) or F# minor(6)

= Mixolydian

= Key of A

Finger Placement

          E  A  D  G  B  E
          I  |  I  |  I  I
          ================
          |  |  |  |  |  |
 1st.fret |  |  |  M  |  |
          |__|__|__|__|__|
          |  |  |  |  |  |
          |  R  |  |  |  |
          |__|__|__|__|__|
          |  |  |  |  |  |
          |  |  |  |  |  |
          |__|__|__|__|__|
          |  |  |  |  |  |  
          |  |  |  |  |  |
          |__|__|__|__|__|
          |  |  |  |  |  |
I=index M=middle R=ring P=pinky

 

 

 

Guitar Tablature

E |---0--------------------0---------------------------|
B |---0-----------------0-----0------------------------|
G |---1--------------1-----------1---------------------|
D |---0-----------0-----------------0------------------|
A |---2--------2-----------------------2---------------|
E |---0-----0-----------------------------0------------|

 

 

 

Guitar Lesson 12

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