This Chord Wizard provides tools
for playing various chords on the mountain dulcimer. Two
sections are provided: the first section, Fret Choice,
allows you to input a known chord while the second section,
Chord Finder, allows you to enter 1 to 4 notes of an unknown
chord. Both sections will then display possible fret positions
to play the chord; either partially or completely.
If you are in doubt about using
this Wizard, please take a look at our tutorial -
Select the chord you want to play by first selecting the root
note then select a chord type in one of the chord groupings.
Once you have selected a chord, click on Fret Choice
to display the chord fingering possibilities.
Note: If you want
select an Extended Chord or Obscure Chord, you must first select
'---' under Major Chords.
Notes in this chord:
The possible fret choices for the chosen chord are displayed
Select 1 to 4 of the notes in an unknown chord below in order
of 1st, 2nd, 3rd then 4th. Select '---' if the 4th, 3rd, or 2nd
notes of the chord are unknown. Click on Find Chords
to determine all possible chords containing your
Below are all possible chords containing the notes above. If
you want to display the possible fingerings for a chord, select
a chord in one of the groupings, then click on Fret Choice.
The possible fingerings will be displayed on the fret board
above Chord Finder.