Sunday, December 8, 2013

How to learn guitar: Day 2 - 3

Start with the theory:

The staff, Cleff and Ledger lines:
Note duration:
Measures and time signatures:

Learn basic notes on strings:


Start with basic caterpillar:
1. Press first four frets in E string and play guitar
2. Continue the same with other strings

Make a practice to start with caterpillar everyday. Once you are master in this caterpillar choose different one.

By this time you should be aware of notes, staff, clefs, note duration and playing basic caterpillar.

Following figure can help you remember notes on staff:

Notes on first string (E string): E, F, G

Notes on second string (B string): B, C, D

Play notes on first and second string by looking following notes:


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