Beginner Guitar Lesson: Barre Chords

Find the chord charts at This lesson will teach you several techniques that will make barre chords easier to play. A barre chord is a chord where the first finger is barring across several strings. Proper placement and technique can help eliminate muted notes or extra stress on your left hand. We’ll cover four different shapes of barre chords by learning how to play G, Gm, C, and Cm. You can move the shapes up and down the neck to play chords in different keys.

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