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Accessible Guitar Chords

Guitar Chords for the Blind and Visually Impaired

A Sharp Diminished 7th Chord

There are 9 ways of playing this chord

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Open
Sixth Fret
Eighth Fret
Eleventh Fret
Second Fret
Twelfth Fret
Third Fret
Fifth Fret
Ninth Fret

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Open

  • your first finger goes on the first fret of the fifth string
  • your second finger goes on the second fret of the fourth string
  • your third finger goes on the second fret of the second string
  • the first and third strings are open
  • the sixth string is muted
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Sixth Fret

  • make a barre on the sixth fret with your first finger across all six strings
  • your second finger goes on the seventh fret of the fifth string
  • your third finger goes on the eighth fret of the fourth string
  • your fourth finger goes on the eighth fret of the second string
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Eighth Fret

  • your first finger goes on the eighth fret of the fourth string
  • your second finger goes on the eighth fret of the second string
  • your third finger goes on the ninth fret of the third string
  • your fourth finger goes on the ninth fret of the first string
  • the fifth and sixth strings are muted
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Eleventh Fret

  • your first finger goes on the eleventh fret of the fourth string
  • your second finger goes on the eleventh fret of the second string
  • your third finger goes on the twelfth fret of the third string
  • your fourth finger goes on the twelfth fret of the first string
  • the fifth and sixth strings are muted
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Second Fret

  • make a barre on the second fret with your first finger from the first string to the fourth string
  • your second finger goes on the third fret of the third string
  • your third finger goes on the third fret of the first string
  • your fourth finger goes on the fourth fret of the fifth string
  • the fourth and sixth strings are muted
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Twelfth Fret

  • make a barre on the twelfth fret with your first finger from the first string to the third string
  • your second finger goes on the thirteenth fret of the fifth string
  • your third finger goes on the fourteenth fret of the fourth string
  • your fourth finger goes on the fourteenth fret of the second string
  • the sixth string is muted
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Third Fret

  • make a barre on the third fret with your first finger from the first string to the third string
  • your second finger goes on the fourth fret of the fifth string
  • your third finger goes on the fifth fret of the second string
  • the fourth and sixth strings are muted
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Fifth Fret

  • your first finger goes on the fifth fret of the fourth string
  • your second finger goes on the fifth fret of the second string
  • your third finger goes on the sixth fret of the third string
  • your fourth finger goes on the sixth fret of the first string
  • the fifth and sixth strings are muted
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Ninth Fret

  • your first finger goes on the ninth fret of the third string
  • your second finger goes on the tenth fret of the fifth string
  • your third finger goes on the eleventh fret of the fourth string
  • your fourth finger goes on the eleventh fret of the second string
  • the first and sixth strings are muted
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