Perfect 5ths – Playing by Name on Guitar

In the next few lessons, you will play Perfect 5ths on the guitar by name.

On the guitar a Perfect 5th usually looks like this:

On the electric guitar, this shape is commonly known as a “Power Chord”.

If it crosses over the break we add one fret and it looks like this:

A Perfect 5th can also be played like this:

If this pattern crosses over the break we add one fret and it looks like this:

Please press the Exercise button below.