The Dulcimer Chord Bible: Standard Modal & Chromatic Tunings (Fretted Friends) (Hardcover)

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The Dulcimer Chord Bible: Standard Modal & Chromatic Tunings (Fretted Friends) (Hardcover)


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The Dulcimer Chord Bible, with its 4,764 chords offers a complete solution for both beginner and experienced professional musicians alike. The layout is uncomplicated and follows a logical musical progression from standard major chords up to the more complex ninths chords.

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 Ukranian domra. Whether you play folk, rock, pop, jazz or any other type of popular music, The Domra Chord Bible makes the ideal reference source for all occasions.

The Modes and tunings covered in The Dulcimer Chord Bible: Mixolydian, Ionian, Aeolian, Dorian, Lydian, Phyrgian, Locrian and Chromatic D tuning.

Modal and Chromatic chords covered in The Dulcimer Chord Bible: Major, Fifth, Minor, Seventh, Minor Seventh, Sixth, Minor Sixth, Major Seventh, Diminished, Diminished Seventh, Suspended (Fourth), Suspended Second, Seventh Suspended (Fourth), Susended (Fourth) Added Ninth, Major Added Ninth/Ninth and Minor Added Ninth/Minor Ninth.

Beside the many pages of chord diagrams the book features useful sections on tuning, the 7 dulcimer modes, chord transposition, using a capo, chord construction, fingerboard layouts, FAQs, alternative chord naming chart, chord positions up to the 11th fret, fingering and harmonic interval information on every chord.

Review of features:

  • 4,764 Chords featuring 7 modes and 1 chomatic tuning
  • 3,848 Mixolydian, Ionian, Aeolian, Dorian, Lydian, Phyrgian and Locrian modal chords
  • 916 Chromatic D-A-D tuning chords
  • Chord theory and FAQs
  • Open string drone-style chord shapes
  • Dulcimer tuning and notation diagrams
  • Beginner's Mixolydian Chords
  • Easy-Play chord shapes
  • Fingerboard diagrams
  • Dulcimer family factfile
  • Alternative chord naming chart
  • Transposition chart

The aim of this guide is to provide the dulcimer player with the highest degree of flexibility possible with the inclusion of many different chord positions for each chord type and mode.

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

Product Details ISBN: 9781912087549
ISBN-10: 1912087545
Publisher: Cabot Books
Publication Date: December 1st, 2017
Pages: 242
Language: English
Series: Fretted Friends