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Root 5 Major Barre Chords

By Darren DeFranco


Hey barre chord masters,

Congratulations on getting this far with these barre chords! We know it’s been tough, but there’s just one more to go! And we saved the hardest for last. In this lesson we’re going to check out the root 5 major barre chord. What makes this chord tricky is that you have to barre both your first finger and third finger, but with a little practice you guys will get it.

Good luck guys!


Learn this shape and try moving it around to different places on the neck. Be aware of the root notes as you play these different chords. Here are a few chords; see if you can play them as root 5 major barre chords:

E major

G major

C major

A major

B major



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