1A horizontal bar at waist level on which ballet dancers rest a hand for support during certain exercises.
- It also highlights a line of specialty items, such as ballet/stretching barres.
- I only see barres and mirrors otherwise the ballet class looks rather bare…
- ‘We can add a staff person, we get a faculty/company lounge, a 60’ x 40’ rehearsal space, three studios with sprung wood floors, new mirrors and barres, and space for on-site set, props, and costume storage.’
2 [as modifier] Denoting a chord played using the barré method.
- Rather than the standard barrage of bass and major barre chords, The Banshees offered a sound that was expansive and broad, yet no less claustrophobic and tense than any of their peers.
- The strings are far easier to push down, and I can now play barre chords at roughly the same speed as standard ones - I need to reposition my hand far less than before.
- Without them, the current crop of people claiming that rock is dead would probably still be trying to master barre chords.
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A method of playing a chord on the guitar or a similar instrument in which one finger is laid across all the strings at a particular fret.
- In this lesson, learn the basics of playing barre chords.
- Barre chords are some of the mostly commonly used chords in music today.
- Here are the guitar chord charts for the basic guitar bar chords.
Late 19th century: French, literally 'barred', past participle of barrer.
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