The Basics of Guitar

9 Lessons in This Section

Choosing a Nylon String Guitar

One (1) Video Lesson

There are two basic types of acoustic guitars: the Classical and the Dreadnought Steel String. 

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How to Tune Your Guitar

Two (2) Video Lessons

This is a skill all guitarists must learn.

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Reading Rhythmic Notation

Four (4) Video Lesson

Learn to read rhythmic notation such as the whole, half, quarter & eighth notes.

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Beginning Rhythm Exercises

Five (5) Video Lesson

Here are some Beginning Rhythm Exercises.

Each exercise includes a video that will lead you through the study.

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The Rest Stroke

Two (2) Video Lesson

Learn how to use the rest stroke correctly.

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Main Part of the Guitar

One (1) Video Lesson

The parts of the guitar have the same names whether acoustic or electric

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Basic Terms and Symbols

Learn to recognize the Staff, Treble Clef, 

Measures & the Double Bar

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Time Signatures

 Updated Backing Track

  Backing Loop (5 minutes)

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Terminology and Seating Positions

Each finger has a purpose and position when playing the guitar.

Learn how to sit when playing.

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