Classical guitar musicianship

Expressive use of tempo changes

There are two fundamental components of music. Rhythm, and pitch. In this lesson, we are going to look at how changing the rhythmic element in a piece can be expressive. Before you go a changin’… [...]

Basic chord theory on the guitar

Harmony is the language of musical relationships. When you feel a yearning in music, that is the harmony, when you hear a build of tension in music, that is the harmony, and when you feel [...]

How to Practice Scales

Synthesis For all of the lessons here in the Level 1 course, scales provide the most efficient synthesis of technique. You are going to have to use right hand positioning, nail shape and stroke, left [...]

G major and F major scales

Ok, so you have learned the scale in C, now it is time to start playing scales with sharps and flats in them. When you see a # sign next to a note, is simply means [...]

L106 Extended Scale in C Major

  A scale is simply a series of notes in ascending or descending order, it doesn’t have to start on any particular note. So we can still play the C major scale even though we [...]

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