Violin – Viola School Limassol
Violin Chords Charts
Have you ever wondered whether it is possible to accompany melodies in a way that a guitar or a piano would do?
Violin is traditionally the solo instrument playing the basic melodic lines (replacing usually the voice or accompanying it with parallel melodic lines). However, it is possible to take the accompanying role of guitar in popular music, Jazz -swing, Gypsy, and other styles just by playing the chord sequences in which the piece bases.
This post is created in response to many requests for a brief catalog of violin chords charts arranged in photo diagram forms for maximum understanding and playing.
The following diagrams are designed for the left hand. The bowing techniques with which you can play the chords will follow in the coming posts.
Let us start with clearing what the numbers in the fingerings represent.
The fingers of the left hand are numbered with following way.
It is also very useful to know all the notes in the first position. The following chart gives you a brief picture. However, the violin has no frets. It is thus essential to hear the notes and tune them correctly using your ears.
Violin Fingering chart in first position
Based on that we can see now how we can play few of the basic Chords.