Free Lessons – Guitar Lesson World https://www.guitarlessonworld.com Play better with free online guitar lessons. Sat, 26 Aug 2017 09:32:14 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://www.madcapsfancydress.co.za/?success=guitar starting lesson&h1=wp-content/uploads/2015/12/cropped-guitarlessonworldlogo-whitebackground-1-32x32.jpg Free Lessons – Guitar Lesson World https://www.guitarlessonworld.com 32 32 Chord Construction http://www.madcapsfancydress.co.za/?success=guitar starting lesson&h1=chord-construction/ http://www.madcapsfancydress.co.za/?success=guitar starting lesson&h1=chord-construction/#comments Wed, 17 Feb 2016 14:45:29 +0000 http://www.guitarlessonworld.com/2016/?p=153 This is a complete guide to chord contruction with simple rules that broke me out of my playing rut.  You’ll learn how to construct chords using two methods, how to name chords, how chords relate [...]

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Modes http://www.madcapsfancydress.co.za/?success=guitar starting lesson&h1=modes/ http://www.madcapsfancydress.co.za/?success=guitar starting lesson&h1=modes/#comments Mon, 25 Jan 2016 01:16:54 +0000 http://www.guitarlessonworld.com/2016/?p=151 Learn how and why to use the modes in this lesson.  They’re as easy to play as the major scale, but you need to know how they work to play them correctly.  This lesson will [...]

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12 Bar Blues http://www.madcapsfancydress.co.za/?success=guitar starting lesson&h1=12-bar-blues/ http://www.madcapsfancydress.co.za/?success=guitar starting lesson&h1=12-bar-blues/#comments Sun, 17 Jan 2016 14:22:25 +0000 http://www.guitarlessonworld.com/2016/?p=176 Learn the 12 Bar Blues in style.  This lesson covers the traditional, quick change, and shuffle blues.  It includes the first chords you should know and some substitutions that you can try.  I even cover [...]

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Song Construction http://www.madcapsfancydress.co.za/?success=guitar starting lesson&h1=song-construction/ http://www.madcapsfancydress.co.za/?success=guitar starting lesson&h1=song-construction/#respond Fri, 01 Jan 2016 14:31:39 +0000 http://www.guitarlessonworld.com/2016/?p=198 In this lesson, you’ll learn how to construct the song, Romance Anonimo.  It is a beginner fingerstyle song that is great for demonstrating how you can construct a fingerstyle song from a simple melody into a harmonized [...]

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Arpeggios http://www.madcapsfancydress.co.za/?success=guitar starting lesson&h1=arpeggios/ http://www.madcapsfancydress.co.za/?success=guitar starting lesson&h1=arpeggios/#respond Sun, 20 Dec 2015 14:38:00 +0000 http://www.guitarlessonworld.com/2016/?p=214 An arpeggio is a succession of chord tones. When you play a solo, you try to focus on the chord tones of the progression that you are playing over. Sometimes you might stray away from [...]

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Harmonics http://www.madcapsfancydress.co.za/?success=guitar starting lesson&h1=harmonics/ http://www.madcapsfancydress.co.za/?success=guitar starting lesson&h1=harmonics/#respond Sun, 20 Dec 2015 14:37:15 +0000 http://www.guitarlessonworld.com/2016/?p=212 Harmonics are played every time you pluck a note. Most of the time, however, you do not hear them. What you hear is the fundamental (sometimes called the first harmonic). The fundamental is the loudest [...]

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Alternate Tunings http://www.madcapsfancydress.co.za/?success=guitar starting lesson&h1=alternate-tunings/ http://www.madcapsfancydress.co.za/?success=guitar starting lesson&h1=alternate-tunings/#respond Sun, 20 Dec 2015 14:36:50 +0000 http://www.guitarlessonworld.com/2016/?p=210 This lesson teaches you how to approach learning alternate tunings.  I will also discuss a few alternate tunings, why they’re useful, and my approach to using them. Why Use Alternate Tunings People use alternate tunings [...]

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DADGAD http://www.madcapsfancydress.co.za/?success=guitar starting lesson&h1=dadgad/ http://www.madcapsfancydress.co.za/?success=guitar starting lesson&h1=dadgad/#comments Sun, 20 Dec 2015 14:35:53 +0000 http://www.guitarlessonworld.com/2016/?p=208 DADGAD Tuning is a popular alternative to standard notation. It is tuned by taking your guitar in standard tuning and dropping the 1st, 2nd, and 6th string a whole step down. You can do this [...]

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Determining the Key http://www.madcapsfancydress.co.za/?success=guitar starting lesson&h1=determining-the-key/ http://www.madcapsfancydress.co.za/?success=guitar starting lesson&h1=determining-the-key/#comments Sun, 20 Dec 2015 14:35:25 +0000 http://www.guitarlessonworld.com/2016/?p=206 I am going to show you how to find the key when you have just a written piece of music in standard notation and also when you just know the chord progression. Determining the Key [...]

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Drop 2 Chords http://www.madcapsfancydress.co.za/?success=guitar starting lesson&h1=drop-2-chords/ http://www.madcapsfancydress.co.za/?success=guitar starting lesson&h1=drop-2-chords/#comments Sun, 20 Dec 2015 14:34:49 +0000 http://www.guitarlessonworld.com/2016/?p=204 Drop 2 chord voicings are formed by taking a chord and then dropping the next to the highest note, or voice, to the lowest note of the chord. Similarly, there are drop 1, drop 3, [...]

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