(Guitar Educational). Teach Yourself to Play Guitar Chords was created specifically for beginning guitarists with no music-reading background. Topics covered include: open- and closed-position major and minor chords * rhythm and strumming patterns * power chords * suspensions and alterations * open seventh chords * barre chords * and much more. The book includes audio demonstration tracks online for download or streaming. Like the original guitar edition, this book features easy-to-interpret diagrams, photos and illustrations with complete, concise explanations, preparing the student for the option of further guitar instruction.