Join Jared Meeker for an in-depth discussion in this video Movable dominant 7th chords, part of Acoustic Guitar Lessons: Intermediate.
- Alright, so let's go through…some movable dominant seventh chords.…Now a dominant seventh chord has a very specific quality…and the sound, I'm sure you guys have heard before,…basically it's a major triad with flat in seventh on top.…So, if you take that from C, that would be C, E, G…as the root third and fifth.…And then, you have a flat in seventh on top,…which is a B flat.…(guitar music)…There's a lot of different ways…that you can voice this in chords.…
You know, a chord voicing is basically the spelling…of that chord; so if you have those four notes,…you can certainly double up some of those.…You can, instead of always just going root third,…fifth flat, seven, you can go root fifth, flat seven,…third, fifth, or lots of different variations like that.…So, let's go through some of the different shapes.…This is for D; here's a movable shape.…(guitar music)…And that is root third, flat seven, root.…
(guitar music)…Here's another common voicing.…(guitar music)…And that is a fifth on the bottom, then root,…fifth, flat seven, third, and fifth.…
- Flatpicking arpeggios
- Tuning with harmonics
- Bending strings and vibrato
- Creating a monster funk groove
- Blurring the line between rhythm and lead
- Mapping the fretboard in boxes
- Getting creative with open strings
Skill Level Intermediate
1. New Colors and Textures
2. New Grooves and Styles
3. Pentatonic Possibilities
4. Mapping the Fretboard in Boxes
6. Introducing Alternate Tunings
Conclusion and credits2m 22s
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