What Do You Want To Learn Today? Beginning – Intermediate Guitarists


QUICKLY FIND AND LEARN WHAT YOU NEED, WITH THESE ONE MINUTE LESSON VIDEOS FOR THE GUITAR LESSON COMPANION, VOLUME ONE:


GETTING STARTED:

Introduction to the 2nd Edition of “The Guitar Lesson Companion, Volume One”

Identifying the Parts of the Guitar

Should You Learn on Acoustic or Electric Guitar?

How to Tune Your Guitar

How to Hold a Pick and the Guitar

The 1234 and 4321 Warm-Up Exercise


PART ONE: READING STANDARD MUSIC NOTATION

Why Learn to Read Music on Guitar, and Some Basics: Page 6

Reading the Notes E, F, and G: Pages 7-8

Whole, Half, Quarter, and Dotted Half Notes: Page 9

Reading Studies: Pages 10-11

Reading the Notes B, C, and D: Pages 12-13

Understanding and Playing Rests, and the 3/4 Time Signature: Pages 12-16

How to Practice the Combination Studies: Pages 17-20

Reading the Notes G and A: Pages 21-22

Beamed Eighth Notes: Pages 21, 23 (Lines 1-4), 24, 28

Single Eighth Notes: Pages 21, 23 (Lines 5-8), 25, 29

How to Practice the Reading Studies: Pages 26-29

Notes on the D String, Ties, and Dotted Quarter Notes: Pages 30-38

Sharps and Flats: Pages 39-40

Notes on the A String and Eighth Rest Rhythms: Pages 41-50

Notes on the low E String and Triplets: Pages 51-59

Sixteenth Notes and Rests: Page 60

Position Reading Studies: Pages 61-126


PART TWO: CHORDS, SCALES, AND THEORY

Understanding Chord Diagrams: Pages 127-128

Demo of the Chord Changing Exercises: Page 128

Playing the Chords for the 12 Bar Blues in A: Page 129

The Minor Pentatonic and Blues Scale Patterns: Page 129

How to Fret Tablature Examples: Pages 129-130

Analyzing Chord Progressions: Page 131

Learning to Play Melodies by Ear: Page 132

Relative Minor/Major Keys: Page 133

The “F” Chord: Page 134

Songwriting and Determining a Song’s Key: Page 135

Beginning Fingerstyle Concepts: Page 136

Memorizing Note Names on Fretboard with the Chromatic Scale: Page 137

How to Construct and Play Moveable E String Root Power Chords: Page 137

Constructing and Playing Moveable A String Root Power Chords: Page 137

Scratch Rhythms for More Texture Using Power Chords: Page 138

How to Construct and Play E Root Barre Chords: Page 139

Tips for Learning to Play Barre Chords Clearly: Page 139

The 5th String Root A Shape Barre Chord: Page 139

Barre Chord Jams in All 12 Keys Using Fresh Rhythmic Textures: Page 140

Jimi Hendrix Style Embellishments for 6th and 5th String Root Chords: Page 140

Play the Blues Using Moveable Dominant 7 Chord Shapes: Page 141

Fun Blues Riffs for You to Learn and Play: Page 141

More Moveable 7th Chords for Jazz Styles: Page 142

The Famous Jazz Chord Progression: Page 143

Diminished 7 and Dominant 7 b9 Chords, Plus Important Voicing Concept: Page 144

Understanding the CAGED System on Guitar: Page 145

CAGED Shapes for M7, 7, and m7 Voicings, and Exercises to Master Them: Page 146

Triad Inversions and Embellishments in the Style of Jimi Hendrix: Pages 147-148

Minor Pentatonic Linking Riffs and Connecting Scale Patterns Up the Neck: Pages 149-150

Hammer Ons and Pull Offs: Pages 149-150

Music Theory: The Chromatic Scale: Page 151

Music Theory: Major Scale Construction: Pages 151-152

Music Theory: Circle of 4ths and Circle of 5ths: Page 153

Music Theory: Chord Construction: Pages 154-155, 160

Music Theory: Harmonizing the Major Scales: Page 156

Mastering Chords, Progressions, and Scales in All Keys Up the Fretboard: Pages 157-158


CONCLUSION:

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