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Intermediate Level

A​t least some familiarity with the guitar.

Approx. 10 hours to complete
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What you will learn

  • Look at a lead sheet and play chord voicings

  • Construct triads, 7th chords, and inversions

  • Play and know the voicings of various chord qualities such as a major triad, minor triad, dominant 7, and gospel chords

  • P​lay triads over bass notes

Skills you will gain

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Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Intermediate Level

A​t least some familiarity with the guitar.

Approx. 10 hours to complete
English

Instructor

Offered by

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Berklee College of Music

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Welcome to Guitar Chord Voicings: Playing Up The Neck!

2 hours to complete
6 readings
2 hours to complete

Triad Inversions

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 16 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Barre and Power Chords

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 5 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Seventh Chords: Drop-2

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 7 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

Chord Substitutions, Diatonic Chords, and Gospel Chords

4 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 14 min), 5 readings, 2 quizzes

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