Guitar Theory For Dummies

Author by : Desi Serna
Languange : en
Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons
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Total Read : 98
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Description : Serious about jamming, understanding, and creating guitar-driven music? Easy. With an approachable and engaging style, Guitar Theory For Dummies goes beyond guitar basics, presenting the guidance intermediate to advanced players need to improve their improvisational and compositional skills. Plus, with access to audio tracks and video instruction online you can master the concepts and techniques covered in the book. Key content coverage includes: pentatonic and major scale patterns; the CAGED chord system, chord progressions, and playing by numbers; roots, keys, and applying scales, plus modes and modal scales; intervals and chord extensions; popular song references and theory applications that help you understand how to play popular music and contemporary guitar styles, and create music of your own. This title also features companion audio tracks and video content hosted online at Dummies.com The expert instruction and easy-to-digest information provides comprehensive guidance on how to apply music theory concepts to fretted instruments If you already have a handle on the basics and want to know more about the building blocks and theory behind guitar music, Guitar Theory For Dummies has you covered.


Guitar Theory Revolution

Author by : Neill Blokland
Languange : en
Publisher by : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 72
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File Size : 41,9 Mb
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Description : Overthrow the piano paradigm and join the guitar theory revolution! Discover the hidden patterns and systems of the guitar that will make understanding and using music theory easier than you ever imagined. A controversial but highly effective method that covers learning the notes on the guitar fretboard, the universal note pattern, the five fret pattern, the CAGED pattern, the BEAD-GCF pattern, chord construction, the circle of 5ths, scales, modes and much more.


Fretboard Theory

Author by : Desi Serna
Languange : en
Publisher by : Desi Serna
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 20
Total Download : 666
File Size : 54,9 Mb
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Description : Do you love sitting at home playing guitar, but find yourself playing the same old things over and over without making much progress? When other musicians invite you to jam, do you worry that you won’t be able to keep up? Are you a veteran guitarist who has played for years, but you’re embarrassed to admit you have no idea what you’re doing? If you want to take your guitar playing to the next level, compose songs like you hear on the radio, and improvise your own music, then you need Fretboard Theory. Fretboard Theory by Desi Serna teaches music theory for guitar including scales, chords, progressions, modes and more. The hands-on approach to theory shows you how music "works" on the guitar fretboard by visualizing shapes and patterns and how they connect to make music. Content includes: * Learn pentatonic and major scale patterns as used to play melodies, riffs, solos, and bass lines * Move beyond basic chords and common barre chords by playing the types of chord inversions and chord voicings used by music's most famous players * Chart guitar chord progressions and play by numbers like the pros * Identify correct scales to play over chords and progressions so you can improvise at will * Create new sounds with music modes and get to know Ionian, Dorian, Phrygian, Lydian, Mixolydian, Aeolian and Locrian * Add variety to your playing by using intervals such as thirds, fourths, and sixths * Increase your chord vocabulary by using added chord tones and extensions to play chord types such as major 7, minor 7, sus2, sus4, add9, and more * Learn how all the different aspects of music fit together to make a great song * See how theory relates to popular styles of music and familiar songs Fretboard Theory will have you mastering music like a pro easier and faster than you ever thought possible. Plus, it's the ONLY GUITAR THEORY RESOURCE in the world that includes important details to hundreds of popular songs. You learn how to play in the style of pop, rock, acoustic, blues, and more! This guitar instruction is perfect whether you want to jam, compose or just understand the music you play better. The material is suitable for both acoustic and electric guitar, plus it features many references to bass. Level: Recommended for intermediate level players on up. Video Fretboard Theory is also available as a 21-hour video series that is sold separately on the author's GuitarMusicTheory.com website. Visit the website and sign up for email lessons to sample the footage. Fretboard Theory Volume II When you're ready to take your playing to the next level, get the second book in the series, Fretboard Theory Volume II, which is also available as a 12-hour video series.


Guitar For Dummies

Author by : Mark Phillips
Languange : en
Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 36
Total Download : 109
File Size : 51,9 Mb
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Progressive Guitar Method Theory

Author by : LearnToPlayMusic.com
Languange : en
Publisher by : LearnToPlayMusic.com
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 77
Total Download : 160
File Size : 52,7 Mb
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Description : Teach yourself how to play guitar with our easy guitar theory lessons for beginners. ***Comes with online access to free audio demonstrating all examples. Hear how each one is played by a teacher, then play along.*** "Great book. Very informative, and like others in the series, well written and easy to follow. I would recommend this book to any beginner!" - Jim Roberts, USA Progressive Guitar Method - Theory contains all you need to know to start learning to be a great guitar player - in one easy-to-follow, lesson-by-lesson guitar theory tutorial. Suitable for all ages and all types of guitars including acoustic guitar and electric guitar. No prior knowledge of how to read music or playing the guitar is required to teach yourself to learn to play guitar from this book. Teach yourself: • How to play acoustic guitar and how to play electric guitar • How to play basic guitar chords for beginners • How to play beginner guitar notes and beginner guitar scales used in lead guitar solos • All the fundamental techniques of theory guitar playing including hammer-ons, pull-offs and staccato • Guitar theory for learning how to read guitar music for beginners • How to tune a guitar with an electronic tuner • Guitar tips and guitar tricks that every player should know when learning guitar • Shortcuts for how to learn guitar fast by getting the most from guitar practice sessions Contains everything you need to know to learn to play the guitar today. Features include: • Progressive step-by-step easy beginners guitar lessons written by a professional guitar teacher • Full color photos and diagrams • Easy-to-read guitar music for beginners and easy guitar chords for beginners • Guitar chord chart containing chord diagrams for all important guitar chords • 70 guitar exercises geared towards learning music theory, guitar solos and popular easy guitar songs for beginners in guitar folk and traditional guitar styles Beginner guitar lessons have never been this easy for anyone who wants to learn how to play the guitar, fast. LearnToPlayMusic.com's guitar theory lessons for beginners are used by students and guitar teachers worldwide to learn how to play guitar. For over 30 years, our team of professional authors, composers and musicians have crafted guitar lesson books that are a cut above the rest. We offer a huge selection of music instruction books that cover many different instruments and styles in print, eBook and app formats. Awarded the 'Quality Excellence Design' (QED) seal of approval for eBook innovation, LearnToPlayMusic.com continues to set the standard for quality music education resources.


Guitar All In One For Dummies Book Online Video Audio Instruction

Author by : Hal Leonard Corporation
Languange : en
Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 22
Total Download : 763
File Size : 49,7 Mb
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Description : Make your music come alive with this indispensable guitar guide There's no denying that guitar players have cachet. The guitar is an ever-present part of our collective musical heritage, and the sound can be sensual, aggressive, or a million things in between. Whether you're hoping to conquer Free Bird, Bourée, or Bolero Mallorquin, you need to learn to walk before you can run. Even once you can run, you need something to help you clear hurdles along the way. That's where Guitar All-In-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition, comes in. It's your complete compendium of guitar instruction, written in clear, concise For Dummies style. It covers everything from positioning and basic chords to guitar theory and playing styles, and even includes maintenance advice to keep your instrument sounding great. It's an amazing resource for newbies and veterans alike, and offers you the opportunity to stretch beyond your usual genre. Forge the sound of rock, blues, classical, and more Understand the music theory behind guitar mastery Express yourself through your own compositions Perform practice exercises for muscle memory and dexterity Guitar All-In-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition, includes access to audio tracks and instructional videos to guide you through the lessons and inspire you to play often, which is the number-one key to success. You get advice and instruction from some of the most respected guitar teachers in the business, plus online resources, for less than the cost of a single lesson. Guitar All-In-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition, is the key to bringing your music to life.


Guitar Theory

Author by : Preston Hoffman
Languange : en
Publisher by : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 60
Total Download : 761
File Size : 40,7 Mb
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Description : 2 Manuscripts in 1 Book, Including: Music Theory and How to Play Guitar! Book 1) Music Theory: For Beginners - The Only 7 Exercises You Need to Learn Music Fundamentals and the Elements of Written Music Today Are you struggling to learn about notes, scales, chords, keys, and other critical elements of music theory? Do you get overwhelmed by all the complex concepts and want a book that is simple and clear? Do you want a guide that will teach you and test you at the same time? If so, "Music Theory: For Beginners" by Preston Hoffman is THE book for you! It will provide you with seven key exercises that will help deepen your understanding of music theory! Learning music theory is very important for any musician who wants to read and write music. The concepts that are taught in music theory form the foundation for gaining a better understanding of music. Whether you are already playing or you want to play, learning music theory will give you greater confidence to take your musical ability to the next level. Music theory allows you to build your own vocabulary of chords so that you don't have to rely on memorization to play music. You will be able to appreciate and understand any musical sound that you feel drawn to. You will learn the following: A brief history of music Why learning music theory is so important How to write and arrange music notes How to build chords and triads How to create rhythm, melody, and harmony Creating musical intervals How to form music scales How to read key signatures and the circle of fifths And much more! Book 2) How to Play Guitar: In 1 Day - The Only 7 Exercises You Need to Learn Guitar Chords, Guitar Scales and Guitar Tabs Today Do you have a yearning to play the guitar? If so, "How to Play Guitar: In 1 Day" by Preston Hoffman is THE book for you! It will help you to learn the basics of playing the world's most popular instrument quickly and easily, offering diagrams, chord charts and pictures which are perfect for the beginner. You will discover about tabs and fingering patterns. Playing the guitar opens up a whole new musical world. Whether playing at home by yourself, or joining a group or a band, players become members of a special community of like-minded musicians. This book is your key to opening the door to this community. It even contains a number of examples to get you playing real songs in the space of a very short time. The great thing about the guitar is that, even though it sounds great and is immensely flexible, it is really easy to learn. You do not even have to be able to read music. THE GUITARIST CAN BE PLAYING SONGS WITHIN A DAY OF PICKING UP THE INSTRUMENT FOR THE FIRST TIME . You will learn the following: How to hold the guitar The basic chords How to strum a rhythm Barre chords Finger picking How to look after your guitar What to look for when buying your guitar Some songs to get you performing How to string and tune your guitar About key signatures, notes and tabs And much more! You have made an excellent decision by choosing to learn guitar theory. So, don't delay it any longer. Take this opportunity and purchase your copy today. Order "Guitar Theory: For Beginners" Now! See you inside!


Music Theory For Dummies

Author by : Michael Pilhofer
Languange : en
Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 75
Total Download : 361
File Size : 46,6 Mb
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Description : Get more out of music with this essential guide Music Theory For Dummies makes music theory easy tounderstand, with a friendly, unintimidating overview of everythingyou need to know to become fluent at knocking out beats, readingmusical scores, and learning to anticipate where a song shouldgo—whether you're reading someone else's music or writingyour own. Whether you're a music student or a music lover, you'lllearn to read, write, and understand music with this informativeguide. With expert instruction, you'll put it all together as youcompose, arrange, and create original melodies, harmonies, andchords of your own, with helpful tips for performing your pieces infront of an audience. This new third edition presents the mostcurrent teaching techniques, the newest music genres and examples,and updated information on all aspects of understanding, creating,and performing music. Studies have shown that music training improves children's'verbal and spatial abilities, and it's been associated withcognitive and mathematical benefits in adults. The music job marketis expected to increase over the coming years, and music theory isbecoming an increasingly common part of education at all levels.Music Theory For Dummies provides the instruction you needto get more out of music than you ever thought possible. Master major and minor scales, intervals, pitches, andclefs Understand basic notation, time signals, tempo, dynamics, andnavigation Employ melodies, chords, progressions, and phrases to formmusic Compose harmonies and accompanying melodies for voice andinstruments Whether you intend to pursue a degree or career in music, orjust enjoy listening to it, understanding the theory behind itgives you a whole new appreciation for the artistry andcraftsmanship behind the pieces that give you goose bumps. It's amix of technical skill, inborn talent, and plenty of practice– and now you can try your hand at it, with Music TheoryFor Dummies.


Guitar All In One For Dummies

Author by : Hal Leonard Corporation
Languange : en
Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 13
Total Download : 410
File Size : 51,7 Mb
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Description : Make your music come alive with this indispensable guitar guide There's no denying that guitar players have cachet. The guitar is an ever-present part of our collective musical heritage, and the sound can be sensual, aggressive, or a million things in between. Whether you're hoping to conquer Free Bird, Bourée, or Bolero Mallorquin, you need to learn to walk before you can run. Even once you can run, you need something to help you clear hurdles along the way. That's where Guitar All-In-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition, comes in. It's your complete compendium of guitar instruction, written in clear, concise For Dummies style. It covers everything from positioning and basic chords to guitar theory and playing styles, and even includes maintenance advice to keep your instrument sounding great. It's an amazing resource for newbies and veterans alike, and offers you the opportunity to stretch beyond your usual genre. Forge the sound of rock, blues, classical, and more Understand the music theory behind guitar mastery Express yourself through your own compositions Perform practice exercises for muscle memory and dexterity Guitar All-In-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition, includes access to audio tracks and instructional videos to guide you through the lessons and inspire you to play often, which is the number-one key to success. You get advice and instruction from some of the most respected guitar teachers in the business, plus online resources, for less than the cost of a single lesson. Guitar All-In-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition, is the key to bringing your music to life.


Guitar Rhythm And Technique For Dummies

Author by : Desi Serna
Languange : en
Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 25
Total Download : 738
File Size : 40,6 Mb
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Description : Improve your guitar-playing rhythm, feel, and timing If you want to improve your timing, sharpen your technique, orget inspired by new ideas, Guitar Rhythm & Technique ForDummies breaks down the basics of reading, counting, strumming,and picking rhythms on guitar to make you an ace on the axe in notime. With the help of this friendly guide, you'll learn to playexamples of eighth and sixteenth note rhythms—includingcommon strum patterns heard in popular music—to improve yourguitar rhythm, feel, and timing. Plus, access to audio downloadsand online video lessons complement the coverage presented in thebook, giving you the option of supplementing your reading withadditional visual and audio learning. There's no denying that guitar is one of the coolest musicalinstruments on the planet. Okay, perhaps undeniably thecoolest. Whether you bow at the feet of Chuck Berry, KeithRichards, the Edge, or Eddie Van Halen, they all have one thing incommon: they make it look incredibly, naturally easy! However,anyone who's actually picked up a guitar knows that masteringrhythm and technique is something that takes a lot ofpractice—not to mention good coaching. Luckily, GuitarRhythm & Technique For Dummies makes your aspirations toplay guitar like the pros attainable with loads of helpfulstep-by-step instruction on everything from mastering hammer-ons,pull-offs, and slides to perfecting your picking—andbeyond. Covers strum patterns, articulations, picking techniques, andmore Showcases musical styles such as pop, rock, blues, folk, andfunk Includes techniques for playing with both your right and lefthand Provides access to online audio tracks and video instruction soyou can master the concepts and techniques presented in thebook Whether you're new to guitar or an advanced player looking toimprove your musical timing and skills, Guitar Rhythm &Technique For Dummies quickly gets you in the groove before therhythm gets you.