Bruce Bernhart Mandolin Websites- Chord Structures


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Original articles, lessons, tabs and the "best of the web" on topics of interest to mandolin enthusiasts by mandolin player/teacher Bruce Bernhart

New! Tabs for Popular Fiddle Tunes:

"Fire on the Mountain"
"Cuckoo's Nest"
"Girl I Left Behind"

Updated May 26, 2013
Bernhart Mandolin Lesson #4:
C and G Chords

Bruce Bernhart Mandolin Websites

The Bernhart Mandolin Webpages explore the history of the mandolin, buying and building mandolins, basic chord structures, the different styles of playing and the various makes and models of mandolins  available on the market

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In Minnesota, Bruce Bernhart has been a mandolin/player enthusiast since the 1980's
C Major and G Major Chord Diagrams
      Be sure your fingering is correct!  

1- Index Finger
2- Middle Finger
3- Ring Finger
4- Pinky Finger                                             

Bruce Bernhart Mandolin Chord Diagrams

FYI- The iPhone is a fantastic tool to help you learn music theory. The App Store has several high quality apps available to do just that!

We'll be using these basic chord symbols in coming lessons:
  • Letter Name (e.g., C) = Major chord
  • m = minor chord
  • + = Augmented chord
  • o = diminished chord

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Bruce Bernhart on mandolin history and basic chord structures

Bruce Bernhart on string and saddle adjustment

Bruce Bernhart more tuning tips and whole/half steps

Bruce Bernhart on more chord patterns

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Bruce Bernhart on temperature considerations

Bruce Bernhart lessson on mandolin flats and sharps

Bruce Bernhart lesson on scales, circle of 5ths and meter

Bruce Bernhart on triads, gears

Bruce Bernhart mandolin chord diagrams

Bruce Bernhart on modern emergence of the mandolin

Bruce Bernhart on simple chords

Bruce Bernhart on whole and half-note steps on the mandolin

Bruce Bernhart mandolin practice excercises

Bruce Bernhart on playing waltzes

Bruce Bernhart on majors, minors and sevenths

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Solar power for your RV

The care and feeding of your RV battery

The sport of "geocaching" and RV refrigeration basics

The basics of RV power inversion

RV travel tips and tire care

Advanced discussion on power inversion

Tips on buying a house battery and cold weather maintenance

RV Insurance basics

Buying the right generator for your RV and portable power

RV television reception options

Care and maintenance of the RV air conditioner

Top RV destinations

RV long-term supplies and weight considerations

RV Insurance- Road protection and bodily injury coverage

RV battery types and winter charging considerations

Deep cycle battery basics

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