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Welcome to Guitar Secrets
Lead Guitar Made Easy
Guitar Timing Exercises
Notice that in the first measure, you play the A note, at the 2nd fret. Play that A note on the 1 beat and count out 4 beats. 1 an 2 an 3 an 4 an, then in the second measure, you hit the A note again on the 1 beat.
Once you hit the A note in the second measure, you count 1 an 2 and on the 3 beat, you hit the A note again and so on. Count out load until you can hit each beat smoothly and in time.
Notice that the whole note = 4 beats. You play the note on the first beat then count out 4 beats.
The half note = 2 beats. You play the note on every other beat.
The quarter note = 1 beat per note. You play the note on each beat.
In the following examples, you will learn to play eighth notes and sixteenth notes. You will also learn how to play triplets, quadruplets, sextuplets in Am pentatonic and sixteenth quadruplets using the A minor pentatonic scale.
The illustration below shows the A minor pentatonic scale, triplets, quintuplets, sextuplets, sixteenth quadruplets all in tablature, highly recommended.