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Date: Fri, 14 Apr 95 00:23:07 -0100
From: Andreas Itten 
Subject: INFO: Powerchords I for Beginners

Powerchords I (for Beginners)
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By Andreas Itten (aitten@smile.ch) -)) Mail me !

Hello, I just want to show you how to play and locate the "simple"
Powerchords (A5,B5..... etc.)

Enjoy !

Shape 1: The Name of the Powerchord Consists of the Note of the Low 
E-String and the Number of Intervall in case of Powerchords 5.
Examples: E5,F#5,C5....e.t.c.

G5  A5  A#5.......... Locate other Powerchords ! Try C5,F5,Ab5....

|----------------------------------------------------------------
|----------------------------------------------------------------
|----------------------------------------------------------------
|-5--7--8--------------------------------------------------------
|-5--7--8--------------------------------------------------------
|-3--5--6--------------------------------------------------------

Shape 2: The Name of the Powerchord Consists of the Note of the A-String 
and the Number of Intervall in case of Powerchords 5. (Same Shape like
Shape 1 but other Strings !)
Examples: E5,F#5,C5....e.t.c. Find Others like B5,C#5,G.....

 C5  D5  D#5
|----------------------------------------------------------------
|----------------------------------------------------------------
|-5--7--8--------------------------------------------------------
|-5--7--8--------------------------------------------------------
|-3--5--6--------------------------------------------------------
|----------------------------------------------------------------

Stop ! You may wonder that always 3 Notes appear in a Powerchord 
that consists of Root Note and the 5. The third Note is the Octave of 
the root Note. You may also reduce the Powerchord and remove the Octave.
It's up to you to choose... In some Cases it sound better or....

Shape 3:Same as above except that the Root Note is on the D-String !

G5  A5  B5        Find others like G#5,C5,D5.....
|----------------------------------------------------------------
|-8--10--12------------------------------------------------------
|-7--9--11-------------------------------------------------------
|-5--7--9--------------------------------------------------------
|----------------------------------------------------------------
|----------------------------------------------------------------


For all Shapes you should learn the Notes on the E,A and D String and 
you
will be able to play Powerchords !


If you think that I should continue the E.mail-me!
If you think it's stupid, (It's boring and simple) but mabe some 
beginners
would like to have more...


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