In the Folky Friday live stream’s second episode I’ll be covering how to pick chords for Irish tunes in major keys entirely by ear. I’ll also be running you through how to use very basic substitutions to make your backing more interesting and showing you some easy chords shapes you can use to speed up your playing!
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I will be answering your questions where possible and will add any chord diagrams for shapes mentioned when I finish streaming. During the stream I plan to cover some easy shapes you can use to speed up your Celtic guitar backing in the keys G major and D major, so here a few initial examples:
My quick and easy chord finder and key signature tool, The Amazing Mode Wheel is available here.
You can also find a complete guide to using your ears to pick chords, ear training exercises, loads of great easy Irish guitar chord options and much much more in my ebook, Backing Guitar Techniques for Celtic Traditional Music, available here. Find out more about it here.
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