Guitar Chord Theory

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Guitar Chord Theory

Guitar Chord TheoryThis site is geared toward demonstrating how chord theory works, specifically for playing guitar. Chord theory will help answer questions about chord numbering (what the Nashville Numbering system is based on), chord formulas, barre chord theory, and techniques for learning to play by ear.

I use this information also for teaching chord theory on the piano. Piano is much simpler to visualize, especially when adapting chord formulas, but also for chord numbering.

Please contact me with any questions you may have.

Also check out my main website: There I have some demo songs I’ve written/recorded with Cakewalk Guitar Track Pro, as well as some recommended resources for playing guitar or piano.

Thanks for visiting!

About Me

My name is David Southwick. I began playing guitar in 1979. In 1984 I began applying chord theory to the piano/keyboard. If you would like more information about lessons, or about me click here.

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