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Using the capo to arrange a song for 2 or more guitars

One interesting way that you can use a capo is to have 2 guitar players playing the same chords sound, but by capoing at different frets use some different chord shapes. If one guitar player plays an A chord, and another guitar player plays a D chord shape capoed at the 7th fret, you are going to get 2 very different yet complementary A chord sounds.

If you look at the transposition chart from the previous example, you will have 4 different possibilities of chord shapes that you could play to have the guitar produce the sound of a Bb, Eb, and F chords.

 

Guitar #1 plays with the capo at the 1st fret and plays the chord shapes A, D, and E.
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Guitar #2 plays with the capo at the 3rd fret and plays the chord shapes G, C, and D.
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Guitar #3 plays with the capo at the 8th fret and plays the chord shapes D, G, and A.
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Using a guitar capo jump zone

Guitar capo basics
Putting the capo on your guitar
Understanding the basics of notes
The "Guitar Keys"

Capo transposition chart
Transposition chart examples
Arranging a song for 2 or more guitars
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