21 Cool 3 Notes-Per-String Exercises to Rock On! Photo by Jsome1 Playing 3 notes per string exercises is something I do on a regular basis.
I use them to warm up, to become a faster guitar player and to spice up my improvisation. 3 notes per string licks and scales are generally used for speed picking. Whenever you hear a guitar player playing these really fast terrifying licks, it’s probably a 3 notes per string lick. Riffs. 7 Steps to Setting Up Your Guitar. In this tutorial I will explain step-by-step how to set up your guitar to get perfect intonation.
Having your guitar "in tune" is a perfect goal for any luthier or the guitarist himself. Poor intonation can be heard whenever we play a chord or play solo on high frets. But you can tune your guitar to achieve a more powerful sound than ever. Step 1: The Tools Prepare the tools you'll need to follow this tutorial: screwdrivers, Allen keys, and a chromatic tuner. Important: Use a good quality chromatic tuner. Be sure you buy the best tools that you can afford. Step 2: Make Sure Your Guitar Neck Is Dead Straight If the neck is dead straight, and you have no buzzing, and you like the way it feels, it's pretty safe to assume that your truss rod is adjusted just right.
If it does buzz when plugged in, it doesn't necessarily mean that the truss rod requires adjustment. If it looks back-bowed (away from the strings) or relief (toward the strings) then your neck must be set first. 10 Essentials On Guitar Improvisation. Photo by Simone13 AKA John Pastorello Besides writing and playing songs I just love improvising. When I practice improvising I always first pour myself a cup of green tea, I put on some folk music (e.g. Ray La Montagne, Damien Rice, Stephen Fretwell, Glen Hansard, Sheryl Crow, etc.) on Last.fm or Spotify.com and then I start to improvise over these songs.
I get totally caught up in the moment and let my fingers carry me away. Other times I practice melodic patterns, triads, arpeggios, licks, everything that will spice up my improvisation skills. Improvising is one of the most fun and fulfilling aspects of guitar playing, but also something that requires a lot of hard work and dedication. Math and Music.
If all art aspires to the condition of music, all the sciences aspire to the condition of mathematics. - George Santanaya Music is the pleasure of the human soul experiences from counting without being aware that it is counting. - Gottfried Leibniz Mathematics and music have a strange connection. Music is the only art form, where the form and the medium are the same. Mathematics is the only science where the methods and the subject are the same. The Labrinth of Genre. Visual guide to scales and modes for guitar. Speed exercises for. I've used these myself, and have found them to be quite amazing, both in strengthening your fingers and in training your mind.
If you look at the patterns, they represent the three patterns that most scales are composed of: Half step -whole step, whole step - half step, whole step - whole step. If you get fast enough at playing it, people will worship you. If male, your penis will be enlarged, if female, your breasts will grow a size. Speed is everything in guitar. Okay, enough with the testosterone rant.
Favorites <3. Scales and emotions. Following up and expanding on a post about learning music theory with Auto-tune.
See also a post about the major scale modes and an intro to minor keys. So maybe you want to write a song or an instrumental in a particular mood or style, and you’re feeling overwhelmed by all the scales. Here’s a handy guide to the commonly used scales in western pop, rock, jazz, blues and so on. They’re shown in the way you’d program them into Auto-tune.
Click each image to go to that scale’s Wikipedia page, where you can hear it, see it in traditional notation and pick up fun historical facts. Major scales These scales have a major third, which makes them feel happy or bright. C major Happy; can be majestic or sentimental when slow. C mixolydian Bluesy, rock; can also be exotic/modal. C lydian. Gooload find MP3 files with intitle index of and parent directory. Think you know Music ? See how much there is you didnt know! Hmmm...Well you've got to use words like you would notes, but how you put them together is up to your own 'inspiration' I suppose.
And like the theory of music there are certain grammatical and rhythmical ways of writing that create lyrics. But this is off topic.... I believe you also have some lessons posted in the forums Denis. Musicovery. Handcrafted internet radio. Interactive Guitar Lessons at ActiveGuitar.com. Vision Music's "Basic Blues Chords". Piano Chord Dictionary Online Piano Chords. Guitar Chords @ Chordbook.Com.
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