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Basic Chords Fingering (LH)
« on: April 23, 2007, 12:34:09 PM »
I'm sure yall already seen the post for basic chords fingering I play in my RH. Well, here is the fingering I use when I play those same basic chords in my LH:

Fingerings For Basic Chords (LH)

First I will give you the key, then the chord name, then the inversion, then the letters that make up the chord, then the fingers used to play them.  In case you don't know your fingers:

5 = pinky
4 = ring
3 = middle
2 = index
1 = thumb


Key C

C major root position: C-E-G, 5-3-1
C major 1st inversion: E-G-C, 5-3-1
C major 2nd inversion: G-C-E, 5-2-1

C minor root position: C-Eb-G, 5-3-1
C minor 1st inversion: Eb-G-C, 5-3-1
C minor 2nd inversion: G-C-Eb, 5-2-1

C diminished root position: C-Eb-Gb, 5-3-2
C diminished 1st inversion: Eb-Gb-C, 5-3-1
C diminished 2nd inversion: Gb-C-Eb, 5-3-1

C fully diminished root position: C-Eb-Gb-Bbb, 5-3-2-1
C fully diminished 1st inversion: Eb-Gb-Bbb-C, 5-3-2-1
C fully diminished 2nd inversion: Gb-Bbb-C-Eb, 5-3-2-1
C fully diminished 3rd inversion: Bbb-C-Eb-Gb, 5-3-2-1

C augmented root position: C-E-G#, 5-3-1
C augmented 1st inversion: E-G#-C, 5-3-1
C augmented 2nd inversion: G#-C-E, 5-3-1


Key C#/Db

C#/Db major root position: C#-E#-G# / Db-F-Ab, 5-3-1
C#/Db major 1st inversion: E#-G#-C# / F-Ab-Db, 5-3-1
C#/Db major 2nd inversion: G#-C#-E# / Ab-Db-F, 5-3-1

C#/Db minor root position: C#-E-G# / Db-Fb-Ab, 5-3-1
C#/Db minor 1st inversion: E-G#-C# / Fb-Ab-Db, 5-3-1
C#/Db minor 2nd inversion: G#-C#-E / Ab-Db-Fb, 5-2-1

C#/Db diminished root position: C#-E-G / Db-Fb-Abb, 5-3-2
C#/Db diminished 1st inversion: E-G-C# / Fb-Abb-Db, 5-3-1
C#/Db diminished 2nd inversion: G-C#-E / Abb-Db-Fb, 5-2-1

C#/Db fully diminished root position: C#-E-G-Bb / Db-Fb-Abb-Cbb, 5-3-2-1
C#/Db fully diminished 1st inversion: E-G-Bb-C# / Fb-Abb-Cbb-Db, 5-3-2-1
C#/Db fully diminished 2nd inversion: G-Bb-C#-E / Abb-Cbb-Db-Fb, 5-3-2-1
C#/Db fully diminished 3rd inversion: Bb-C#-E-G / Cbb-Db-Fb-Abb, 5-3-2-1

C#/Db augmented root position: C#-E-G## / Db-Fb-A, 5-3-1
C#/Db augmented 1st inversion: E-G##-C# / Fb-A-Db, 5-2-1
C#/Db augmented 2nd inversion: G##-C#-E / A-Db-Fb, 5-3-1


Key D

D major root position: D-F#-A, 5-3-1
D major 1st inversion: F#-A-D, 5-3-1
D major 2nd inversion: A-D-F#, 5-2-1

D minor root position: D-F-A, 5-3-1
D minor 1st inversion: F-A-D, 5-3-1
D minor 2nd inversion: A-D-F, 5-2-1

D diminished root position: D-F-Ab, 5-3-2
D diminished 1st inversion: F-Ab-D, 5-3-1
D diminished 2nd inversion: Ab-D-F, 5-2-1

D fully diminished root position: D-F-Ab-Cb, 5-3-2-1
D fully diminished 1st inversion: F-Ab-Cb-D, 5-3-2-1
D fully diminished 2nd inversion: Ab-Cb-D-F, 5-3-2-1
D fully diminished 3rd inversion: Cb-D-F-Ab, 5-3-2-1

D augmented root position: D-F#-A#, 5-3-1
D augmented 1st inversion: F#-A#-D, 5-3-1
D augmented 2nd inversion: A#-D-F#, 5-2-1


Key Eb

Eb major root position: Eb-G-Bb, 5-3-1
Eb major 1st inversion: G-Bb-Eb, 5-3-1
Eb major 2nd inversion: Bb-Eb-G, 5-2-1

Eb minor root position: Eb-Gb-Bb, 5-3-1
Eb minor 1st inversion: Gb-Bb-Eb, 5-3-1
Eb minor 2nd inversion: Bb-Eb-Gb, 5-2-1

Eb diminished root position: Eb-Gb-Bbb, 5-3-2
Eb diminished 1st inversion: Gb-Bbb-Eb, 5-3-1
Eb diminished 2nd inversion: Bbb-Eb-Gb, 5-2-1

Eb fully diminished root position: Eb-Gb-Bbb-Db, 5-3-2-1
Eb fully diminished 1st inversion: Gb-Bbb-Db-Eb, 5-3-2-1
Eb fully diminished 2nd inversion: Bbb-Db-Eb-Gb, 5-3-2-1
Eb fully diminished 3rd inversion: Bbb-Eb-Gb-Bbb, 5-3-2-1

Eb augmented root position: Eb-G-B, 5-3-1
Eb augmented 1st inversion: G-B-Eb, 5-3-1
Eb augmented 2nd inversion: B-Eb-G, 5-2-1


Key E

E major root position: E-G#-B, 5-3-1
E major 1st inversion: G#-B-E, 5-3-1
E major 2nd inversion: B-E-G#, 5-2-1

E minor root position: E-G-B, 5-3-1
E minor 1st inversion: G-B-E, 5-3-1
E minor 2nd inversion: B-E-G, 5-2-1

E diminished root position: E-G-Bb, 5-3-1
E diminished 1st inversion: G-Bb-E, 5-3-1
E diminished 2nd inversion: Bb-E-G, 5-2-1

E fully diminished root position: E-G-Bb-Db, 5-3-2-1
E fully diminished 1st inversion: G-Bb-Db-E, 5-3-2-1
E fully diminished 2nd inversion: Bb-Db-E-G, 5-3-2-1
E fully diminished 3rd inversion: Db-E-G-Bb, 5-3-2-1

E augmented root position: E-G#-B#, 5-3-1
E augmented 1st inversion: G#-B#-E, 5-3-1
E augmented 2nd inversion: B#-E-G#, 5-3-1


Key F

F major root position: F-A-C, 5-3-1
F major 1st inversion: A-C-F, 5-3-1
F major 2nd inversion: C-F-A, 5-2-1

F minor root position: F-Ab-C, 5-3-1
F minor 1st inversion: Ab-C-F, 5-3-1
F minor 2nd inversion: C-F-Ab, 5-2-1

F diminished root position: F-Ab-Cb, 5-3-2
F diminished 1st inversion: Ab-Cb-F, 5-3-1
F diminished 2nd inversion: Cb-F-Ab, 5-2-1

F fully diminished root position: F-Ab-Cb-Ebb, 5-3-2-1
F fully diminished 1st inversion: Ab-Cb-Ebb-F, 5-3-2-1
F fully diminished 2nd inversion: Cb-Ebb-F-Ab, 5-3-2-1
F fully diminished 3rd inversion: Ebb-F-Ab-Cb-Ebb, 5-3-2-1

F augmented root position: F-A-C#, 5-3-1
F augmented 1st inversion: A-C#-F, 5-3-1
F augmented 2nd inversion: C#-F-A, 5-2-1


Key F#/Gb

F#/Gb major root position: F#-A#-C# / Gb-Bb-Db, 5-3-1
F#/Gb major 1st inversion: A#-C#-F# / Bb-Db-Gb, 5-3-1
F#/Gb major 2nd inversion: C#-F#-A# / Db-Gb-Bb, 5-2-1

F#/Gb minor root position: F#-A-C# / Gb-Bbb-Db, 5-3-1
F#/Gb minor 1st inversion: A-C#-F# / Bbb-Db-Gb, 5-3-1
F#/Gb minor 2nd inversion: C#-F#-A-C# / Db-Gb-Bbb, 5-2-1

F#/Gb diminished root position: F#-A-C / Gb-Bbb-Dbb, 5-3-1
F#/Gb diminished 1st inversion: F#-A-C-F# / Bbb-Dbb-Gb, 5-3-1
F#/Gb diminished 2nd inversion: C-F#-A / Dbb-Gb-Bbb, 5-2-1

F#/Gb fully diminished root position: F#-A-C-Eb / Gb-Bbb-Dbb-Eb, 5-3-2-1
F#/Gb fully diminished 1st inversion: A-C-Eb-F# / Bbb-Dbb-Eb-Gb, 5-3-2-1
F#/Gb fully diminished 2nd inversion: C-Eb-F#-A / Dbb-Eb-Gb-Bbb, 5-3-2-1
F#/Gb fully diminished 3rd inversion: Eb-F#-A-C / Eb-Gb-Bbb-Dbb, 5-3-2-1

F#/Gb augmented root position: F#-A#-C## / Gb-Bb-D, 5-3-1
F#/Gb augmented 1st inversion: F#-A#-C## / Gb-Bb-D, 5-3-1
F#/Gb augmented 2nd inversion: F#-A#-C## / Gb-Bb-D, 5-3-1


Key G

G major root position: G-B-D, 5-3-1
G major 1st inversion: B-D-G, 5-3-1
G major 2nd inversion: D-G-B, 5-2-1

G minor root position: G-Bb-D, 5-3-1
G minor 1st inversion: Bb-D-G, 5-3-1
G minor 2nd inversion: D-G-Bb, 5-2-1

G diminished root position: G-Bb-Db, 5-3-2
G diminished 1st inversion: Bb-Db-F, 5-3-1
G diminished 2nd inversion: Db-G-Bb, 5-2-1

G fully diminished root position: G-Bb-Db-Fb, 5-3-2-1
G fully diminished 1st inversion: Bb-Db-Fb-G, 5-3-2-1
G fully diminished 2nd inversion: Db-Fb-G-Bb, 5-3-2-1
G fully diminished 3rd inversion: Fb-G-Bb-Db, 5-3-2-1

G augmented root position: G-B-D#, 5-3-1
G augmented 1st inversion: B-D#-G, 5-3-1
G augmented 2nd inversion: D#-G-B, 5-2-1


Key Ab

Ab major root position: Ab-C-Eb, 5-3-1
Ab major 1st inversion: C-Eb-Ab, 5-3-1
Ab major 2nd inversion: Eb-Ab-C, 5-2-1

Ab minor root position: Ab-Cb-Eb, 5-3-1
Ab minor 1st inversion: Cb-Eb-Ab, 5-3-1
Ab minor 2nd inversion: Eb-Ab-Cb, 5-2-1

Ab diminished root position: Ab-Cb-Ebb, 5-3-1
Ab diminished 1st inversion: Cb-Ebb-Ab, 5-3-1
Ab diminished 2nd inversion: Ebb-Ab-Cb, 5-2-1

Ab fully diminished root position: Ab-Cb-Ebb-Gbb, 5-3-2-1
Ab fully diminished 1st inversion: Cb-Ebb-Gbb-Ab, 5-3-2-1
Ab fully diminished 2nd inversion: Ebb-Gbb-Ab-Cb, 5-3-2-1
Ab fully diminished 3rd inversion: Gbb-Ab-Cb-Ebb, 5-3-2-1

Ab augmented root position: Ab-C-E, 5-3-1
Ab augmented 1st inversion: C-E-Ab, 5-3-1
Ab augmented 2nd inversion: E-Ab-C, 5-3-1


Key A

A major root position: A-C#-E, 5-3-1
A major 1st inversion: C#-E-A, 5-3-1
A major 2nd inversion: E-A-C#, 5-2-1

A minor root position: A-C-E, 5-3-1
A minor 1st inversion: C-E-A, 5-3-1
A minor 2nd inversion: E-A-C, 5-2-1

A diminished root position: A-C-Eb, 5-3-1
A diminished 1st inversion: C-Eb-A, 5-3-1
A diminished 2nd inversion: Eb-A-C, 5-2-1

A fully diminished root position: A-C-Eb-Gb, 5-3-2-1
A fully diminished 1st inversion: C-Eb-Gb-A, 5-3-2-1
A fully diminished 2nd inversion: Eb-Gb-A-C, 5-3-2-1
A fully diminished 3rd inversion: Gb-A-C-Eb, 5-3-2-1

A augmented root position: A-C#-E#, 5-3-1
A augmented 1st inversion: C#-E#-A, 5-3-1
A augmented 2nd inversion: E#-A-C#, 5-3-1


Key Bb

Bb major root position: Bb-D-F, 5-3-1
Bb major 1st inversion: D-F-Bb, 5-3-1
Bb major 2nd inversion: F-Bb-D, 5-3-1

Bb minor root position: Bb-Db-F, 5-3-1
Bb minor 1st inversion: Db-F-Bb, 5-3-1
Bb minor 2nd inversion: F-Bb-Db, 5-2-1

Bb diminished root position: Bb-Db-Fb, 5-3-2
Bb diminished 1st inversion: Db-Fb-Bb, 5-3-1
Bb diminished 2nd inversion: Fb-Bb-Db, 5-3-2

Bb fully diminished root position: Bb-Db-Fb-Abb, 5-3-2-1
Bb fully diminished 1st inversion: Db-Fb-Abb-Bb, 5-3-2-1
Bb fully diminished 2nd inversion: Fb-Abb-Bb-Db, 5-3-2-1
Bb fully diminished 3rd inversion: Abb-Bb-Db-Fb, 5-3-2-1

Bb augmented root position: Bb-D-F#, 5-3-1
Bb augmented 1st inversion: D-F#-Bb, 5-3-1
Bb augmented 2nd inversion: F#-Bb-D, 5-3-1


Key B/Cb

B/Cb major root position: B-D#-F# / Cb-Eb-Gb, 5-3-1
B/Cb major 1st inversion: D#-F#-B / Eb-Gb-Cb, 5-3-1
B/Cb major 2nd inversion: F#-B-D# / Gb-Cb-Eb, 5-3-1

B/Cb minor root position: B-D-F# / Cb-Ebb-Gb, 5-3-1
B/Cb minor 1st inversion: D-F#-B / Ebb-Gb-Cb, 5-3-1
B/Cb minor 2nd inversion: F#-B-D / Gb-Cb-Ebb, 5-2-1

B/Cb diminished root position: B-D-F / Cb-Ebb-Gbb, 5-3-1
B/Cb diminished 1st inversion: D-F-B / Ebb-Gbb-Cb, 5-3-1
B/Cb diminished 2nd inversion: F-B-D / Gbb-Cb-Ebb, 5-2-1

B/Cb fully diminished root position: B-D-F-Ab / Cb-Ebb-Gbb-Bbbb, 5-3-2-1
B/Cb fully diminished 1st inversion: D-F-Ab-B / Ebb-Gbb-Bbbb-Cb, 5-3-2-1
B/Cb fully diminished 2nd inversion: F-Ab-B-D / Gbb-Bbbb-Cb-Eb, 5-3-2-1
B/Cb fully diminished 3rd inversion: Ab-B-D-F / Bbbb-Cb-Ebb-Gbb, 5-3-2-1

B/Cb augmented root position: B-D#-F## / Cb-Eb-G, 5-3-1
B/Cb augmented 1st inversion: D#-F##-B / Eb-G-Cb, 5-3-1
B/Cb augmented 2nd inversion: F##-B-D# / G-Cb-Eb, 5-3-1

Like I said at the beginning, these are the fingerings that I use personally. If u can use them, great.  If you come up with your own, that's great too.  Any questions feel free to ask me.
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