How the most common scales are constructed
Let's approach music theory and how it relates to the guitar with a simple idea: music theory is actually simple and fun. It's not rocket science.
Learning Scales and Modes I have noticed that a lot of guitar players have sketchy knowledge of the 7 musical modes. Sometime
There are a few guidelines to chord changes and progressions that make learning music theory and songwriting easier. Here are some useful rules to remember.
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photo by Made Underground A great way to make your chord progressions and songs sound awesome is to use open chord shapes. I always love to use these
A 3 hours +/a day schedule. The purpose is to use your time efficiently for practicing and creating music.
by Misha Nikolic The backing for these exercises follows the chord progression Am, C, G, F. Each chord lasts for one bar, so for the first exercise the backing is Am, then C, and for the second exercise the backing is G, then F - so you can play the ...
(2) The pick tends to catch on the strings, which most players spend years wrestling with, assuming that there is no alternative.
Open chord shapes are a great way to make your guitar sound harmonious and "full". Ive always some of these chords to play variations of standard ones, som
Move from scale to scale in the same root following the arrows (the red bullets show the changes comparing to the previous scale):