Basic Movable Form Chords

PUBLISHED: Nov 4, 2013 • UPDATED: Jun 9, 2015 • LESSON CODE: UL114b • VISITS: 18

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Basic Movable Form Chords

Sometimes called barre chords, these chords venture beyond the third fret.

Movable chord forms are chords with no open strings. Sometimes called barre chords, these chords are transposable by moving each note of the chord the same number of frets up and down the neck.

Each movable form is based on a common open position chord. Movable forms allow you to play chords not found in the open position and in any key.

Here is a series of 21 chord lessons , taking basic open position chords and showing their movable forms. Each lesson contains practice progressions, additional derived chords with tips and tricks for remembering the chords.

Beyond the basic open position chords that are way too many chord shapes to memorize — even on the ukulele. It's better to start learning where chords come from and how to derive chords from your known core set of chords.

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Transposing Individual `Ukulele Chords

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Types of `Ukulele Chords

Open position chords, movable form chords, 4-part "jazz" chords, and free form chords.

Open Position Chords

Traditional and Contemporary Triads

Major, minor, diminished and augmented, sus2, sus4, add2 and add9 triads.

4-part Contemporary Chords, a.k.a. Jazz Chords

Free Form Chords

No system - Your know the notes of the fingerboard and the notes of chords and can create these as needed.

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Movable Form Ukulele Chords

Movable Chords are chords without open strings that can be transposed to any key up and down the fingerboard. This series covers the movable chords based on the basic open position chords as well as contemporary 4-part, a.k.a. "jazz" chords.

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