The Portuguese Guitar Chord Bible: Coimbra Tuning 1,728 Chords

The Portuguese Guitar Chord Bible: Coimbra Tuning 1,728 Chords

by Tobe A. Richards

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Overview

The Portuguese Guitar Chord Bible: Coimbra Tuning 1,728 Chords by Tobe A. Richards

The Portuguese Coimbra Guitar Chord Bible, with its 1,728 chords offers a complete solution for both beginner and experienced professional musician alike. The layout is uncomplicated and follows a logical musical progression from standard major chords up to the more esoteric thirteenths used by many jazz players. To accompany the 1,728 chords, a further 576 possible moveable chord configurations are included, together with a useful range of slash chords, reflecting the popularity of this type of chord in many of today's artist and compilation topline songbooks.

This highly comprehensive guide provides the musician with no fewer than 68 different types of chord in all twelve keys, making it the definitive publication for the Portuguese Coimbra guitar. Whether you play folk, rock, pop, jazz or any other type of popular music, The Cavaquinho Chord Bible makes the ideal reference source for all occasions.

Standard Chords covered in The Portuguese Coimbra Guitar Chord Bible (using the key of C as an example): C, Cm, C7, Cm7, C5, C6, Cm6, Cmaj7, Cdim, Cdim7, C-5, C+, Csus2, Csus4, C7sus4, Cm7-5, Cadd9, Cmadd9, C6add9, Cm6add9, C7-5, C7+5, C7-9, C7+9, Cm(maj7), Cmaj7-5, Cmaj7+5, C9, Cm9, Cmaj9, C11, C13.

Advanced Chords covered in The Portuguese Coimbra Guitar Chord Bible (using the key of C as an example): C4, Cadd11, Csus4add9, Cm-6, C7sus2, C7-5-9, C7-5+9, C7+5-9, C7+5+9, C7add11, C7add13, C7+11, Cm7-5-9, Cm7-9, Cm7add11, Cmaj7+11, C9sus4, C9-5, C9+5, C9+11, Cm9-5, Cm(maj9), Cmaj9-5, Cmaj9+5, Cmaj9+11, Cmaj9add6, C11-9, Cm11, Cmaj11, C13sus4, C13-5-9, C13-9, C13+9, C13+11, Cm13, Cmaj13.

Major Slash Chords covered in The Portuguese Coimbra Guitar Chord Bible (using the key of C as an example): C/C, C/Db, C/D, C/Eb, C/E, C/F, C/F#, C/G, C/Ab, C/A, C/Bb, C/B.

Beside the many pages of chord boxes or windows, the book features useful sections on tuning, chord construction, fingerboard layout, FAQs, alternative chord naming, fingering, slash chords, harmonic intervals, chord window blanks for transcribing your own favorite chord sequences etc.

The aim of this guide is to provide the musician with the flexibility only really offered to guitar and keyboard players in the past. Now, with the help of The The Portuguese Coimbra Guitar Chord Bible, musicians will be able to pick up any songbook and instantly have access to even the most complex and advanced chords.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781906207410
Publisher: Cabot Books
Publication date: 02/28/2016
Pages: 112
Sales rank: 966,680
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.23(d)

About the Author

Tobe Richards has over thirty years experience of chord theory and playing various fretted musical instruments. He's also studied design for four years in the late seventies and early eighties, combining the two disciplines to produce comprehensive, yet easily accessible musical instruction guides for the last ten years. His books are currently being used in every corner of the globe.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Fingering
Chord Theory and FAQs
Understanding Chord Boxes
Portuguese Coimbra Guitar Fingerboard & Tuning Layout
Chords Covered in this Book
Slash Chords (what are they?)
Using a Capo
Chords (1,728 chord window diagrams in all keys)
Major Slash Chords (144 chord window diagrams in all keys)
A Selection of Moveable Chord Shapes
Cittern/Mandolin Family Factfile and Tunings
Alternative Chord Name Chart
Notes (user notes)
Chord Window Blanks (for your own jottings)

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