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Accessible Mandolin Chords

Mandolin Chords for the Blind and Visually Impaired

A Sharp Added 9th Chord

There are 6 ways of playing this chord

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Open
Seventh Fret
Third Fret
Tenth Fret
Twelfth Fret
Sixth Fret

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Open

  • make a barre on the first fret with your first finger from the first string to the second string
  • your fourth finger goes on the fifth fret of the fourth string
  • the third string is open
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Seventh Fret

  • your first finger goes on the seventh fret of the fourth string
  • make a barre on the eighth fret with your third finger from the first string to the third string
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Third Fret

  • your first finger goes on the third fret of the third string
  • your second finger goes on the fifth fret of the fourth string
  • your third finger goes on the fifth fret of the second string
  • your fourth finger goes on the sixth fret of the first string
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Tenth Fret

  • make a barre on the tenth fret with your first finger from the first string to the fourth string
  • your fourth finger goes on the thirteenth fret of the second string
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Twelfth Fret

  • your first finger goes on the twelfth fret of the third string
  • your second finger goes on the thirteenth fret of the first string
  • your third finger goes on the fifteenth fret of the fourth string
  • your fourth finger goes on the fifteenth fret of the second string
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Sixth Fret

  • your first finger goes on the sixth fret of the first string
  • your second finger goes on the seventh fret of the fourth string
  • your third finger goes on the eighth fret of the second string
  • your fourth finger goes on the tenth fret of the third string
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