Bruce Bernhart Mandolin Websites

Bruce Bernhart Mandolin Websites

In Minnesota, Bruce Bernhart has been a mandolin player/enthusiast since the mid-1980's


Lesson #3- Basic Chords



The Bernhart Mandolin Webpages offers original articles, lessons, tabs and information on the history of the mandolin, buying and building mandolins, basic chord structures, the different styles of playing, the various makes and models of mandolins available on the market, and the "best of the web" on mandolin topics presented by mandolin player/teacher Bruce Bernhart

Bruce Bernhart Mandolin Websites

Look for additional Bruce Bernhart mandolin articles and lessons on the Bernhart Websites

Little Rock Getaway- Scott Tichenor (mandolincafe.com)

                                CMaj7        E7
E----------------------------0--------0--------------
A-----------0---2--3--5--6---------3------5-----2--5-
D--------5----------------------5------------6-------
G----------------------------------------------------
         |--|   |--|--|--|   |--|--|--|   |--|--|--|


      Am7           C7          FMaj7         A7
E----------------------------------------------------
A--3-----0--3---1--------1---0--------0--------------
D-----2------------0--2------------3------5-----2--5-
G-------------------------------5------------6-------
   |--|--|--|   |--|--|--|   |--|--|--|   |--|--|--|


     Dm7            D7         CMaj7         Eb7
E----------------------------------------------------
A----------------------------------------------------
D--3-----0--3---4-----0--4---5--0--2--5---4--0--1--4-
G-----2------------2---------------------------------
   |--|--|--|   |--|--|--|   |--|--|--|   |--|--|--|


       D7           G7          CMaj7          A7
E----------------------------------------------------
A-------------------------------------2---0----------
D--3--0------------------0------2--5---------5--2----
G--------4--2---0--2--4------5---------------------6-
   |--|--|--|   |--|--|--|   |--|--|--|   |--|--|--|


       Dm7          G7          CMaj7          E7
E----------------------------0--------0--------------
A--------0--3---2--3--5--6---------3------5-----2--5-
D--0--3-------------------------5------------6-------
G----------------------------------------------------
   |--|--|--|   |--|--|--|   |--|--|--|   |--|--|--|


      Am7           C7          FMaj7         A7
E----------------------------------------------------
A--3-----0--3---1--------1---0--------0--------------
D-----2------------0--2------------3------5-----2--5-
G-------------------------------5------------6-------
   |--|--|--|   |--|--|--|   |--|--|--|   |--|--|--|


     Dm7            D7         CMaj7         Eb7
E----------------------------------------------------
A----------------------------------------------------
D--3-----0--3---4-----0--4---5--0--2--5---4--0--1--4-
G-----2------------2---------------------------------
   |--|--|--|   |--|--|--|   |--|--|--|   |--|--|--|


       Dm7          G7          CMaj7         G7
E----------------------------------------------------
A----------------------------------------------------
D--3--0------------------0------------0---2--0--2--3-
G--------4--2---0--2--4------5--4--5-----------------
   |--|--|--|   |--|--|--|   |--|--|--|   |--|--|--|

                            <--BRIDGE-->
      CMaj7         C7          FMaj7       FMaj7
E----------------------------------------------------
A-----------0---1--0--1--2---3-----0---------------0-
D--5--4--5-------------------/--/-----3---0--2--3----
G----------------------------------------------------
   |--|--|--|   |--|--|--|   |--|--|--|   |--|--|--|


      F#dim        F#dim        CMaj7        CMaj7
E----------------------------------------------------
A--3-----0------------0--2---3-----0------------0--2-
D--/--/-----4---1--4---------/--/-----1---2--5-------
G----------------------------------------------------
   |--|--|--|   |--|--|--|   |--|--|--|   |--|--|--|
      Bm7           E7           Am7         D7


     CMaj7          C7          FMaj7        FMaj7
E----------------------------------------------------
A--3-----0--1------0--1--2---3-----0---------------0-
D-----5-----/---/------------/--/-----3---0--2--3----
G----------------------------------------------------
   |--|--|--|   |--|--|--|   |--|--|--|   |--|--|--|


      F#dim        F#dim        CMaj7        CMaj7
E----------------------------------------------------
A--3-----0------------0--2---3--2--3--5---3-----0--1-
D--/--/-----4---1--4-------------------------5-------
G----------------------------------------------------
   |--|--|--|   |--|--|--|   |--|--|--|   |--|--|--|


      Ab7           G7          CMaj7        E7
E----------------------------0--------0--------------
A--2--1--0---------2--3--5---------3------5-----2--5-
D-----------6---5---------------5------------6-------
G----------------------------------------------------
   |--|--|--|   |--|--|--|   |--|--|--|   |--|--|--|


      Am7           C7          FMaj7         A7
E----------------------------------------------------
A--3-----0--3---1--------1---0--------0--------------
D-----2------------0--2------------3------5-----2--5-
G-------------------------------5------------6-------
   |--|--|--|   |--|--|--|   |--|--|--|   |--|--|--|


     Dm7            D7         CMaj7         Eb7
E----------------------------------------------------
A----------------------------------------------------
D--3-----0--3---4-----0--4---5--0--2--5---4--0--1--4-
G-----2------------2---------------------------------
   |--|--|--|   |--|--|--|   |--|--|--|   |--|--|--|


       D7           G7          CMaj7          A7
E----------------------------------------------------
A-------------------------------------2---0----------
D--3--0------------------0------2--5---------5--2----
G--------4--2---0--2--4------5---------------------6-
   |--|--|--|   |--|--|--|   |--|--|--|   |--|--|--|

       Dm7          G7
E----------------------------
A--------0--3---2--3--5--6--- repeats from top
D--0--3----------------------
G----------------------------
   |--|--|--|   |--|--|--|


Be sure to visit the other Bruce Bernhart Mandolin Websites:

Bruce Bernhart mandolin rock tabs

Bruce Bernhart mandolin lessons- common scales

Bruce Bernhart on buying and setting up your new mandolin

Bruce Bernhart mandolin lessons- tuning

Bruce Bernhart mandolin lessons- chord patterns

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

Bruce Bernhart on the mandolin family

Bruce Bernhart on mandolin bluegrass chords and patterns


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


Bruce Bernhart Mandolin Websites

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