Well guys, it’s 3 AM as I write this post. Yes. 3 AM. The time of night when any sane person is unconscious, but I’m shaking off barre chord practice because that’s just apparently how I roll on a Saturday night. The house is quiet, Roomie’s asleep, and I’m not far behind, but as long […]Read More More thoughts on the F Chord, and Barre Chords in General
Well, it’s Day 6, and I just noticed something rather obvious: If I lift the barre off of D7, I’m sitting in a C chord position. I normally form C with my ring finger, so it didn’t quite dawn on me that my middle finger was sitting in the exact right place for it with […]Read More Another Barre Chord Realization…
Today, for the first time I was able to get a barre chord to sound out clearly. Yay! I still can’t do this consistently, and they are still the stuff that sore muscles are made of, BUT! I was able to perform both Bm and D7 on ukulele properly a few times, so progress is […]Read More Barre Chords, Day 4
My handy-dandy Ukulele Handbook has begun the barre chord lesson with what it calls week five. Since it’s already taught the C major chord family, it next starts introducing the G family. It says that we have already learned 4 of the chords in this grouping by learning the C family first (G, Am, C, […]Read More Eww…Barre Chords.