The Ukulele Chord Bible: D6 Tuning 2,160 Chords

The Ukulele Chord Bible: D6 Tuning 2,160 Chords

by Tobe A. Richards


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The Ukulele Chord Bible (D6 Tuning), with its 2,160 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 ukulele. Whether you play folk, rock, pop, jazz or any other type of popular music, The Ukulele (D6) Chord Bible makes the ideal reference source for all occasions.

Standard Chords covered in The Ukulele Chord Bible (D6 tuning) (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 Ukulele Chord Bible (D6 tuning) (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 Ukulele Chord Bible (D6 tuning) (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.

Review of features:

•2,160 Chords featuring all 12 keys

•144 Major slash chords in all keys

•576 possible moveable chord positions

•D6 tuning

•Chord theory, FAQs and tuning guides

•Fingerboard diagrams

•Ukulele family factfile

•Alternative chord naming chart

•Blank chord windows for your own jottings and arrangements

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 Ukulele (D6) Chord Bible, musicians will be able to pick up any songbook and instantly have access to even the most complex and advanced chords.

This popular guide is available for the first time in a brand new luxury 10th anniversary hardback edition.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781912087723
Publisher: Cabot Books
Publication date: 11/18/2016
Series: Fretted Friends Series
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.31(d)

Table of Contents

Chord Theory and FAQs
Understanding Chord Boxes
Ukulele 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
Ukulele Family Factfile and Tunings
Alternative Chord Name Chart
Notes (user notes)
Chord Window Blanks (for your own jottings)

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