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Lesson 12 of 40

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

for
The Church Mode
(Aeolian)
in the
(Key of Ab)

 

 

 

Fretboard

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

 

 

 

Guitar Lesson Facts...

This is a F Minor 7 Chord

The root in this case is: 6

The formula is: 6, 1, 3, 5

Compared to the major scale the formula is: 1, b3, 5, b7

Play it with all notes ringing out together.

1=Ab 2=Bb 3=C 4=Db 5=Eb 6=F 7=G

Key of: Ab Major(1) or F minor(6)

= Aeolian

= Key of Ab

Finger Placement

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

 

 

 

Guitar Tablature

E |---1--------------------1---------------------------|
B |---1-----------------1-----1------------------------|
G |---1--------------1-----------1---------------------|
D |---1-----------1-----------------1------------------|
A |---3--------3-----------------------3---------------|
E |---1-----1-----------------------------1------------|

 

 

 

Guitar Lesson 12

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