Guitarz Forever. CAGED Guitar. Welcome to Yet Another Web Page on CAGED theory.
(If not one of the first.) I taught guitar in Salt Lake City, Utah for many years and hammered out a lesson from CAGED Theory in the mid 1980s to help my students learn fingerboard mechanics faster and better. 6 Basic Major Scale Sequences / Melodic Patterns. Photo by Gideon When I first learned to play sequences I didn’t know what all the fuzz was about.
Why was it so important to learn all these “sequences” or as some prefer to call them “melodic patterns”? Interval Song Examples Chart. Music Theory for the Challenged from FolkBlues.Com. Welcome to Free and Easy Guitar - Music Theory: Circle of 5ths. Geeks Note: If you have not studied the previous lessons in this series, please do so BEFORE you study this lesson.
This lesson will draw on the previous lessons for knowledge and examples. If you do not have a basic understanding of Major Scales, Minor Scales, Intervals and the notes of the Equal Temperment Chromatic Scale then this lesson will not make much sense to you. Learning Objectives. CAGED Guitar System: How To Make The Most Of It. Guitar Warm-up - Short Exercises to Start Your Guitar Practice. Guitar Chops - Improve Your Guitar Technique. The following exercises are destined to improve your technique as a guitar player.
The examples are divided in five chapters and they come in two shapes: as Sibelius Scorch - .sib web page where you can also listen in MIDI to the exercise (besides seeing or printing it) and in jpeg - .gif format for those who don't want to download the Scorch software. Practice the exercises in a slow tempo at first and increase the speed gradually until you master them. 1 - index; 2 - middle; 3 - ring; 4 - small. Tuck &Patti: Pick &Fingerstyle Techniques. Easy Guitar Songs, Video Lessons. Welcome to our main guitar lesson list page, where you'll find all of our video guitar lessons.
Check out our beginner guitar lessons and learn easy guitar songs by clicking the watch lesson buttons adjacent to the song of your choice. As you'll know, learning to play songs will really advance your guitar skills and allow you to practice in a fun way, so get your guitar and start practicing! You need to log in and already be a premium member to have full access to the video tutorial on songs and downloadable tablature. Filter lessons (difficulty, guitar type, song genre, etc.) Difficulty Genre Remember that playing beginner guitar songs is hands-down the best and most effective way to advance your skills. Because playing easy guitar songs is fun, and takes the nag out of your practice sessions. The Total Classical Guitar Method (tm) Lesson 1-Basics. Send me an email message if you would like to receive an email notification when I publish a new lesson.
Book 1 -- Lesson 1 -- Basics The goal of lesson 1 is to identify and explain general areas that need to be addressed if you are to be successful at learning to play classical guitar. These areas include mental attitude and physical control. The necessary mental attitude requires you to open yourself to new ideas, let go of old habits, and free yourself to expand musically.
Proper physical control requires removing all tension from your body while playing, learning to use only the motion of your body absolutely required to make music, and making the instrument an extension of yourself. Mental Attitude Playing Classical Guitar is as much a mental effort as it is a physical effort, perhaps even more so. Making room for new ideas An old story relates an incident where a young man claiming to want to learn something new about the art of Zen visited a famous Zen master. Physical Control. The Staff, Clefs, and Ledger Lines. Learn The Guitar Fingerboard Thoroughly in 16 Days. Photo by John W.
Tuggle If I have to name two things that took my guitar playing to the next level I would say music theory and memorizing the fingerboard. It made me understand the big picture. Combining music theory (understanding scales, modes, chord structure, improvising over chord progressions, etc, etc.) and knowing all the notes on the fingerboard will open up a whole new world. Guitar playing becomes more fun when you know what, when en where to play it on the fingerboard. When you want to know where to play any type of chord shape instantly it’s pretty helpful if know the notes.
To know the name of the chord you need to know all the notes on the low E-string. A Bb major chord shape (x13331) can also be played on any fret. To know the name of this Esus2 chord shape: (xx2452) on any fret you need to know the notes on the D-string. The same applies to scale shapes, triads, arpeggios, licks, etc. Here’s how you do it: First things first. Example 1: A A# B C C# D D# E F F# G G# A.
Lessons. Get solid results from your guitar practice....learn how to practice correctly! Free online guitar lessons with guitarist/composer StoneDragon. Fretjam Guitar Lessons - Be Yourself On Guitar. Learn to play guitar faster. Tips, tools and lessons to help you learn faster. Intervallic Techniques.
Welcome to Neal's Intervallic studies for the guitar.
My goal here is to teach players to break away from the usual linear and scalar pattern approach to the guitar. I always found it more musical when using a wide intervallic style of playing like Eric Johnson and several Fusion Jazz Players. So for now, I have placed a few examples below to get you guys started. Good Ear - Online Ear Training Site. Guitar Shred Show - Mr.Fastfinger.