- Several notes together form a chord. Chords are used e.g. for the song accompaniment and with letters (= chord symbols, guitar chords) over the notes and lyrics. Example: The chord called C major consists of the notes c e and g and is displayed as C above the notes or text.
A cigar box is a box made of light wood, here also known as a cigar box. It serves on the one hand as sales packaging and on the other hand as body for the cigar box guitar. For the construction of a cigar box guitar the cigar box serves as a body and is the resonance body of the cigar box guitar.