How Chords Work Music Theory

Learning how to play the guitar is a great hobby for men. It’s also an easy way to make some extra money if you know what you’re doing.

Getting Started

One of the most important things as a beginner is learning how to play chord progressions. This step-by-step guide will show you how to master the following:

  • How to play basic chords
  • Advanced chord progressions and strumming techniques
  • How to combine chords and arpeggios into full songs and solos
  • A detailed table of contents with lesson titles is optional

What are Guitar Chords?

Some people refer to chords as triads, which is three notes from a scale that are played at the same time.

They can also be two notes from a scale played at the same time. As you get started playing a guitar and reading chords, you’ll soon learn that there are 5 types of chords and these are:

  1. Major
  2. Minor
  3. Diminished
  4. Augmented and;
  5. Suspended

Among these 5 chords, the major and minor ones are the most used when playing.