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How to Read Guitar Chord Charts & Diagrams
How to Read Guitar Chord Charts & Diagrams
Level: Level I
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Being able to read chord charts (aka chord diagrams) should be one of the first thing you learn as a beginner guitarist. You'll find chord charts in many shapes and sizes all over the Internet, and these chord charts will help you learn new chords and songs. These chord boxes, as some call them, can be […]
20:17
How to Read Guitar Tabs
How to Read Guitar Tabs
Level: Level I
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Guitar tabs (which is short for tablature) is a type of musical notation for stringed instruments that show you which fret to play on each string, as opposed to standard staff notation, which shows you the pitch of a note. Beginner guitarists have a much easier time learning guitar from tablature, but in the long […]
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12 Bar Blues Guitar Lesson – Key of E
12 Bar Blues
Level: Level IILevel II
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Learning to play the blues is often a major aspiration for guitar students (I know it was for me). Playing the blues is not very hard from a technical standpoint, but getting the feel, the rhythm, and the embellishments right is another story. This guitar lesson will teach you a 12 bar blues guitar solo in the […]
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Touch Guitar & Tapping Guitar Lesson
Touch Guitar & Tapping
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This lesson is held by a guest instructor, who will show you a fairly new technique of playing the guitar, touch guitar. It is a combination of guitar tapping and playing both natural and artificial harmonics in a percussive manner. The traditional method of guitar tapping relies solely on fretted notes, while the touch guitar method takes it a […]
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Guitar Basics – beginner guitar lesson #1
Guitar Basics – beginner guitar lesson #1
Level: Level I
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Hello, and welcome to our series of 10 beginner guitar lessons. This is the very first lesson, so this lesson is dedicated to the very basics. You learn more about the anatomy of your guitar, including the body, the fretboard and the strings. You'll learn the correct method of plucking the string, and you'll also learn […]
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Guitar Chords – beginner guitar lesson #2
Guitar Chords – beginner guitar lesson #2
Level: Level I
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Welcome to our 2nd guitar lesson for beginner guitarist, where you will start learning how to hold guitar chords. This is the real starting point of making music on your guitar. The basic chords you learn in this lesson will enable you to play hundreds, if not thousands of songs on your guitar. Of course, this will […]
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Chord Changing – beginner guitar lesson #3
Chord Changing – beginner guitar lesson #3
Level: Level I
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The 3rd guitar lesson for beginners out of our series of 10 beginner guitar lessons concentrates on one thing: how to change chords. Every beginner guitarist struggles with this at first, even the pro guitarists you see on TV had a hard time with changing in between chords, trust me. As with all guitar skills, this takes […]
9:04
Strumming – beginner guitar lesson #4
Strumming – beginner guitar lesson #4
Level: Level I
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The 4th guitar lesson for beginners will be a ground breaking lesson in your studies, since you'll be learning about strumming. Strumming your guitar is easy, if you learned the chords tought in the previous lesson you'll be able to play your first song! Knowledge of chords is one thing, and changing in between them fluently is another. […]
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Guitar Notes and Tuning – beginner guitar lesson #5
Guitar Notes and Tuning – beginner guitar lesson #5
Level: Level I
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Welcome to our 5th guitar lesson for beginners. This lesson is dedicated to a very important aspect of advancing as a guitarist, getting to know the fretboard and the notes you can play on the fretboard. It may seem overwhelming, but I'll teach you a simple way of memorising the notes on the fretboard. We'll also have a […]
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Fingerpicking – beginner guitar lesson #6
Fingerpicking – beginner guitar lesson #6
Level: Level I
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Welcome to the 6th guitar lesson for beginners. This will be a great lesson, and show you a brand new aspect of playing the guitar. You will learn about fingerpicking, and arpeggiating chords. I'll teach you how to hold your hand correctly, and you'll see it's not that difficult, you just have to get your fingers used to […]