Slide Guitar Chords in different tunings

Difficulty: medium
Notes: Chords in different tunings for slide guitar playing

Standart-Tuning 

The Chords in Open-Tunings are different from the chords in the standart tuning. That´s why a lot of Slide guitar players play in standart tuning first. Here are the chords for your slide in standart tuning. The yellow or green line is your Slide!

Major-Chords for Standart-Tuning

major standard

Minor-Chords for Standart-Tuning

minor standard

Chords for Open-D tuning

Major-Chords: All chords are barred over all 6 strings.

D E F G A B H C
open 2nd Fret 3rd Fret 5th Fret 7th Fret 9th Fret 10th Fret 12th Fret


7th-Chords: Sevenths are barred too

D7 E7 F7 G7 A7 B7 C7
0 0 0 0 3 4 2 2 2 2 3 2 3 3 3 3 6 3 5 5 5 5 8 5 7 7 7 7 10 7 9 9 9 9 12 9 10 10 10 10 13 10

Other Chords

A D7 D6 Bm Dm Dm7 G Gm C
x 0 2 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 3 4 0 0 0 3 2 4 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 3 0 0 2 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 x 3 2 1 3 x
Chords for Open-G tuning

Major-Chords: All chords are barred over all 6 strings. 

G A Bb C D E F G
open 2nd Fret 3rd Fret 5th Fret 7th Fret 9th Fret 10th Fret 12th Fret

7th-Chords: Sevenths are barred too 

7 A7 Bb7 C7 D7 E7 F7
0 0 3 0 0 0 2 2 5 2 2 2 3 3 6 3 3 3 5 5 8 5 5 5 7 7 10 7 7 7 9 9 12 9 9 9 10 10 13 10 10 10

Minor-Chords: T (Thumb) = hold these strings with your thumb over the fingerboard x = open strings 

Gm Am Bm Cm Dm Em Fm
0 0 0 3 3 0 T2 T2 2 2 1 x T4 T4 4 4 3 x T5 T5 5 5 4 x T7 T7 7 7 6 x T9 x 9 9 8 x T10 X 10 10 9 x


Other Chords  

C D D7 G7 F E E7
x 0 2 0 1 2 x x 0 2 3 0 x x 0 2 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 x x 3 2 1 3 x x 2 1 0 2 x x 2 1 0 0

 


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