To get the most from this guitar instruction I highly recommend having a solid grasp of the following fundamentals:
The difference between the intervals in a major and minor guitar chord.
The Primary Chords for the following keys: C A G E D.
Be able to hear the difference between a major and minor guitar chord.
Where the semitones are located in the major scale.
If any of the above doesn't make sense to you, don't worry! Click here for a great introductory lesson to help get you started.
This guitar theory lesson is divided into 3 sections for ease of understanding. Enjoy :-) And please feel free to contact me with any questions or feedback. I'd love to hear from you!
Lesson One: Secondary Chords and The Major/Minor System
If you already know that the 3 Primary Chords are built in 3rds from the 1st, 4th and 5th degrees of the major scale, great. What a lot of people don't realize is that there are also 3 Secondary Chords in a Major Key