Seven Mandolin Keys with 2 finger chords, I, IV, V, and V7. It includes all 7 mandolin keys A, B, C, D, E, F, G with their 1, 4, 5 and V7 fingerings in first position using 2 finger chords. This chart makes a great reference to add to your book of songs. The 1, 4, 5 chord relationship is standard in western music for rock, folk, country, and blues.
The 1, 4, 5 refers to the chords that are played in a song and their relationship to each other. The key name will be the first chord, such as the key of A, the first chord is A, the next chord is 4 away or D and the final chord is E. Often to give the song an edge or blues sound you will play a seventh version of the chord, marked as E7. These are the only chords that are played and they are often not played in this order, but at a very basic level most of the songs we play are based on this relationship.
The Mandolin Seven Keys Chord Fingering chart is included in our book Essential Chords for Guitar, Mandolin, Ukulele and Banjo.
Our Guitar Chord Charts practice poster includes the seven basic guitar chord fingers for the seven major chords, A, B, C, D, E, F, and G. Fingerings for each chord are shown in 3 variations, major, minor and 7th. Along with the chord fingerings, is included
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