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First Inversion - C Major

Another Chord Scale, but Using Different Chord Shapes

Here we are. Not too crazy, right? Check out the video to see suggested fingering. Notice that after the first transition from C to D minor, the pinky stays on the first string. The pointer finger stays on the third string. The only fingers that need to move strings are the middle, and ring finger.

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Try and recreate this pattern in a different key. Find a new root note on the B string, and use this same pattern. Next up, we're taking a look at 1st inversions in G major.