Bar Chord Placement

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LEARN THESE NOTES ON YOUR "E" & "A" STRINGS BECAUSE THEY WILL BE USED TO FIND THE NAMES OF YOUR BAR CHORDS.

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E Shape

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If you were to play this ā€œEā€ shaped bar chord from the 5th fret you would be playing an A Major chord. If you were to play it from the 7th fret you would be playing a B Major chord, it is as simple as that.

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Here is an example of the three different bar chords we've learn't so far. If you wanted to play a C Major chord three different ways, you would play them as written below.

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