Ear training in the C Major Scale. Play in the Key of YOU!
We learned a C major scale and now it’s time to break that C major scale down into pieces. If we look we see that between C and D we skip a fret. Steps Any time we skip a fret, it’s called a whole step. Between B and C we don’t skip any frets and […]
Here are some more exercises using our Major chords and some muting. Muted Chords Play in the Key of YOU!
We learned some palm muting earlier in the book so now we are going to learn some other ways of muting strings. For example if we grab a C chord we could actually mute the sixth string just by moving our third finger over a little bit. Another way to mute strings is with your […]
Here we go! We are also going to move into key signatures. A key signature is a designation at the beginning of the song between the clef and the time signature that tells you what notes are going to remain sharp or flat all the way through the song. Let’s take a look at this […]
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This is the last in a series answering some questions. I was asked why someone was having issues grabbing a C chord and making it sound clean.
There is more to hearing chords than just being able to pick out the notes. Ideally, you’ll want to be able to create your own chord progressions. A chord progression is more than just stringing a few chords together. There is a lot of rhythm involved. And that rhythm is created with your strumming. Being […]
Now that we have gotten most of the notes in the first position (which is the open position or the area of the guitar that uses open strings) we are going to learn a C major scale. This is what a C major scale looks like: C Octave and Box Start at the lowest note, […]
The new chord we are learning this week will be an E major chord. Looks like this: E And now we are going to mix it up a little and add the rest of our chords in. Adding the E Play in the Key of YOU!