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Drop Tuned Chord Voicings - Minor Chords

Mike Salow 210 lessons

On to our minor chords!

This includes a minor triad, minor add9 (2 voicings), minor7, minor9, minor11, and minor13 (2 voicings).

The minor triad is a major triad with the pinky moved down one fret to give us a minor 3rd. 

The first voicing for the add9 is just adding in the high E string while the 2nd voicing is much nicer in my opinion.

It's a bit of a strech but the minor 2nd between the 9 and the 3 gives it a very nice sound. I use this voicing a lot but it is a strech so again, don't strain your hand.

The minor 7, minor 9, and minor 11 are very similar and are probably two of the easier voicings in this tutorial if you follow the tab and video explanation.

The reason I've added two voicings for the minor 13 chord is because the 2nd one excludes the 11 while the 1st voicing contains the 9, 11, and 13.

This is a nice voicing used to imply melodic minor or dorian.

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