Two-Handed Close Position Block Chords

(In SmartASCII notation)

Close position block chords (4-note chords with the notes packed together as tightly as possible) are playable on the melody side of the Stick using two hands. Here are some shapes:

Major 6th Shapes

 Root on top                        
1+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
2+-L1-+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
3+----+----+-L3-+----+----+----+----+----+
4+----+----+----+----+----+-R1-+----+----+
5+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+-R3-+
6+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
3rd on top                    
1+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
2+----+-L1-+----+----+----+----+----+----+
3+----+----+-L2-+----+----+----+----+----+
4+----+----+----+----+-R1-+----+----+----+
5+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+-R4-+
6+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
5th on top                    
1+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
2+----+-L1-+----+----+----+----+----+----+
3+----+----+----+-L3-+----+----+----+----+
4+----+----+----+----+-R1-+----+----+----+
5+----+----+----+----+----+----+-R3-+----+
6+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
6th on top                    
1+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
2+----+-L1-+----+----+----+----+----+----+
3+----+----+----+----+-L4-+----+----+----+
4+----+----+----+----+----+----+-R1-+----+
5+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+-R2-+
6+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+

Minor 7th Shapes

( = Major 6th shapes in different order)

 Root on top                    
1+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
2+----+-L1-+----+----+----+----+----+----+
3+----+----+----+----+-L4-+----+----+----+
4+----+----+----+----+----+----+-R1-+----+
5+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+-R2-+
6+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
3rd on top                        
1+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
2+-L1-+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
3+----+----+-L3-+----+----+----+----+----+
4+----+----+----+----+----+-R1-+----+----+
5+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+-R3-+
6+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
    
7th on top                    
1+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
2+----+-L1-+----+----+----+----+----+----+
3+----+----+----+-L3-+----+----+----+----+
4+----+----+----+----+-R1-+----+----+----+
5+----+----+----+----+----+----+-R3-+----+
6+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+

Minor 6th Shapes

Root on top                    
1+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
2+----+-L1-+----+----+----+----+----+----+
3+----+----+----+-L3-+----+----+----+----+
4+----+----+----+----+----+----+-R1-+----+
5+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+-R2-+
6+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
3rd on top                        
1+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
2+-L1-+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
3+----+----+-L3-+----+----+----+----+----+
4+----+----+----+----+-R1-+----+----+----+
5+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+-R4-+
6+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
5th on top                    
1+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
2+----+-L1-+----+----+----+----+----+----+
3+----+----+-L2-+----+----+----+----+----+
4+----+----+----+----+-R1-+----+----+----+
5+----+----+----+----+----+----+-R3-+----+
6+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
6th on top                    
1+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
2+----+-L1-+----+----+----+----+----+----+
3+----+----+----+----+-L4-+----+----+----+
4+----+----+----+----+----+-R1-+----+----+
5+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+-R3-+
6+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+

Minor 7b5 Shapes

( = Minor 6th shapes in different order)

Root on top                    
1+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
2+----+-L1-+----+----+----+----+----+----+
3+----+----+----+----+-L4-+----+----+----+
4+----+----+----+----+----+-R1-+----+----+
5+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+-R3-+
6+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
3rd on top                    
1+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
2+----+-L1-+----+----+----+----+----+----+
3+----+----+----+-L3-+----+----+----+----+
4+----+----+----+----+----+----+-R1-+----+
5+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+-R2-+
6+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
5th on top                        
1+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
2+-L1-+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
3+----+----+-L3-+----+----+----+----+----+
4+----+----+----+----+-R1-+----+----+----+
5+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+-R4-+
6+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
7th on top                    
1+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
2+----+-L1-+----+----+----+----+----+----+
3+----+----+-L2-+----+----+----+----+----+
4+----+----+----+----+-R1-+----+----+----+
5+----+----+----+----+----+----+-R3-+----+
6+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+

Dominant 7th Shapes

 Root on top                        
1+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
2+-L1-+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
3+----+----+----+-L4-+----+----+----+----+
4+----+----+----+----+----+-R1-+----+----+
5+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+-R3-+
6+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
3rd on top                    
1+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
2+----+-L1-+----+----+----+----+----+----+
3+----+----+-L2-+----+----+----+----+----+
4+----+----+----+----+----+-R1-+----+----+
5+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+-R3-+
6+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
5th on top                    
1+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
2+----+-L1-+----+----+----+----+----+----+
3+----+----+----+-L3-+----+----+----+----+
4+----+----+----+----+-R1-+----+----+----+
5+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+-R4-+
6+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
7th on top                    
1+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
2+----+-L1-+----+----+----+----+----+----+
3+----+----+----+-L3-+----+----+----+----+
4+----+----+----+----+----+-R1-+----+----+
5+----+----+----+----+----+----+-R2-+----+
6+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+

Diminished 7th Shape

Root, 3rd, 5th or 7th on top                    
1+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+
2+----+-L1-+----+----+----+----+----+----+
3+----+----+----+-L3-+----+----+----+----+
4+----+----+----+----+----+-R1-+----+----+
5+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+-R3-+
6+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+----+