This is a simple program for generating chord shapes automatically - the idea is more to help see what the advantages/disadvantages of a particular tuning than to obtain a useful set of chord charts. It only considers chord shapes that cover all the strings, though obviously in practice you don't need to use all the chord shape. Some of the chord shapes it comes up with (especially those for instruments with more strings) might require drastic surgery!!

This is what it looks like (click for larger image):

Download the executable.

Download the source code. Note that (IIRC) the source is horrible - I wrote it a long time ago... and it was my first (and last ;-) Windows-specific program, and the core of it was originally written in FORTRAN!

Han's Irish bouzouki page.


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