C Power Chord chord intervals and notes
Intervals 1 - 5
Notes in C 5 C - G

Power Chords are diatonic chords without third interval notes, used often in heavy metal, and generally whenever you play under heavy distortion. Since power chords have no thirds, they are neither major nor minor.

C Power Chord Chord Charts, Fingering, Voicings

Here are 6 voicings of the C5 guitar chord, with a chord chart to each voicings' fingering.

Chord learning tip 1.

Muscle memory for guitarists means that your fingers automatically remember where to go when playing chords. You can build muscle memory and finger strength by practicing at least 30 minutes per day.

Chord learning tip 2.

Notice that the root note of a chord will be it's main, and lowest note. However, this will not be true for chord inversions.

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