4th string root chords
|Notice that all the notes on the D string below are A notes. It is recommended that you learn how to play all these chords using a different root note. Move the root note up and down the fretboard and figure out the other chords as you move. You can use the blank guitar fret board illustrations to come up with your own chords.
Arpeggio Exercise in C Major
Learn to play a guitar arpeggio exercise using the chords of C, Dm, F and G. This exercise should be mastered. The fingering has been included for most of the chords. Notice that each note in the tablature is formed by the chord illustrated. To play this smoothly, your fingers must roll slightly. This means that you don't just finger the chords as normal. Go to the arpeggio lesson.
Heavier Rock type lead guitar part in C# minor
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Guitar Secrets Lead Guitar Made Easy Welcome to Guitar Secrets Lead Guitar Made Easy Guitar Progressions This guitar progression uses the guitar chords Am, F and G. The G chord uses the third inversion and starts on the D note. The notes of the G chord are G, B and D. It is important […]Continue reading
Guitar Secrets Lead Guitar Made Easy Welcome to Guitar Secrets Lead Guitar Made Easy Easy Guitar Picking Progression I started things off by selecting 4 chords to pick. The guitar chords used, will be Am, C, Dm and G. These four chords are in the key of Am and C major. The chords in […]Continue reading
Guitar modes In this lesson I would like to explain the key of C Major, the guitar modes and the chords that make up the major scale. The key of C major has no sharps or flats. If you were sitting at the piano, it would be all the white keys. The black keys on […]Continue reading
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Guitar Lesson 2 Fretboard continued.
Guitar Lesson 3 Picking Exercises.
Guitar Lesson 4 Picking and fretting exercises.
Guitar Lesson 5 Learning the A minor pentatonic scale.
Guitar Lesson 6 A minor pentatonic scale continued.
Guitar Lesson 7 A minor pentatonic exercises.
Guitar Lesson 12 Chord formulas and progressions.
Guitar Lesson 14 Playing lead over the G major progression. Mastering the fretboard.
Guitar Lesson 15 Using the root 6 and root 5 bar chords.
Guitar Lesson 16 Arpeggio construction and scale relationships.
Guitar Lesson 17B Learn the modes in the key of C major.
Guitar Lesson 17 C major Ionian and chord relationships.
Guitar Lesson 18 Constructing the major scales.
Guitar Lesson 18B Key Signatures.
Guitar Lesson 18C Play C, G, D and A major in one position.
Guitar Lesson 19 Pentatonic chords and scale relationships.
Guitar Lesson 20 F major modes and playing lead over changes.
Guitar Lesson 21 Guitar Chord Inversions.
Guitar Lesson 22 Leading to modulation. Major Scale Cadences, harmonic and melodic minor scale construction.
Guitar Lesson 23 Leading to modulation part 2. Cadence, modulation, harmonic, melodic, minor and major scales.
Guitar Lesson 24 Learning to construct 7 chords and tapping.
Guitar Lesson 25 Leading to modulation, part 4.
Guitar lesson 26 Leading to modulation, part 5. C major and closely related keys, modulation, cadence and common guitar scales.