G Chord and G Chord Variations on Guitar

G Chord and G Chord Variations on Guitar In this post we will examine how to play the g chord and g chord variations on guitar. The G major chord is perhaps one of the most commonly used chords. Like all major chords, it is made up of only three notes. In the case of G, the notes are G, B and D. The key of G, the G Chord is the tonic. In the key of D,…

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Is a Soprano Ukulele Good for Beginners

Is a Soprano Ukulele Good for Beginners In general, yes, a soprano ukulele is good for beginners. However, like many things there are circumstances that could change that answer. One needs to also consider the size of the player's hands, previous experience with stringed instruments, goals and access to the instrument. What is a Soprano Ukulele There are four sizes of ukuleles, starting with the smallest, the soprano. Then there is the concert, tenor and finally the baritone.…

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How To Play an E Chord on the Guitar

When you first start learning the instrument, you will definitely want to learn how to play an E Chord on the guitar very early. There are many reasons why the E Chord is important for guitarist. First of all, it is an open chord which mean with only three fingers you can play all six strings. Second, when you begin to play some leads, those open notes will be easy to nail. Finally, many folks find the key…

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7 Exciting Ways to Improve Your Guitar Playing

No matter how good you are, you are always looking for ways to improve your guitar playing. Sometimes you get in a rut or you are busy in other parts of your life. Every so often it is a good idea to ask yourself - have I learned anything new lately? 7 Exciting Ways to Improve Your Guitar Playing 1. #30DayChallenge The thirty day challenge is a popular motivational tool in many genres. We know that habits form…

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How to Play an F Chord on Ukulele

If you looking to learn how to play the F chord on a ukulele you’ve come to the right place. For most ukulele students, the F chord is probably the second or third chord learned after the C chord.  The notes of the F chord are: F A C F is the root note. A is the third and C is the fifth. Open F Chord The chord chart below depicts the most common way to play the…

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G Blues Scale on Guitar

In this lesson we will examine the G blues scale on guitar up and down the entire neck. Many guitarists like the key of G because of the variety of songs in the key, the ability to incorporate open notes and it has many of the chords we are so familiar with. Sure it is called a blues scale but there is no requirement to only use the scale with blues songs. In fact, many of the most…

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F Chord and F Chord Variations on Guitar

In this lesson we will look out how to play the F chord on guitar in a number of different ways. To clarify, when we say the F chord, we are actually referring to the F major chord. Also, F chord variations simply mean we play the chord at different locations on the guitar neck. The notes of the F major are: F A C F Major Chord at the First Fret Many new guitarist consider the F…

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C Chord on Guitar and C Chord Variations

The C Chord on guitar is probably the first chord you will or did learn on the instrument. This is probably true for piano as well. Why is C the first chord learned on guitar? In traditional lessons students learn the instrument and music theory at the same time. In order to learn how to read music, a student needs to identify the key signature of a song. This is indicated by the number of sharps or flats…

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A Chord Variations on Guitar

Here we will look at a number A chord variations on guitar. An A chord is made up of three notes: A, C#, and E. The A chord is one of the first chords a new guitarist should learn. It is probably one of the first bar chords a guitar student will attempt. Open A Barre Chord The first version of the A chord we'll look at uses a number of open strings, giving you a full sound.…

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Beatles Songs in the Key of C

Chances are, C is one of the first chords you learned on guitar. Now you are ready to learn some Beatles songs in C. The list below is quite lengthy. Keep in mind, Am is the relative minor to C, so they are included as well. Also, the Beatles like to play medleys, so you may notice some of the songs change keys. If you try to learn any of these songs by ear, chances are you will…

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