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Accessible Guitar Chords

Guitar Chords for the Blind and Visually Impaired

E Major Chord

There are 6 ways of playing this chord

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Open
Seventh Fret
Twelfth Fret
Fourth Fret
Ninth Fret
Second Fret

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Open

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

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

  • make a barre on the twelfth fret with your first finger across all six strings
  • your second finger goes on the thirteenth fret of the third string
  • your third finger goes on the fourteenth fret of the fifth string
  • your fourth finger goes on the fourteenth fret of the fourth string
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Fourth Fret

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

  • make a barre on the ninth fret with your first finger from the second string to the fourth string
  • your second finger goes on the eleventh fret of the fifth string
  • your third finger goes on the twelfth fret of the sixth string
  • your fourth finger goes on the twelfth fret of the first string
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Second Fret

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