A Guide to Writing Instrumental Neoclassical Guitar Songs

Table of Contents Guitar TechniqueTo What Level Should Your Technique be Developed before You Start Composing?Basic Music TheoryHarmonyWhat is the study of harmony?Why study harmony? The Importance of Harmony to MelodyHarmony and Voice Leading Harmony and Roman Numeral AnalysisMelodyWhat is Melody?Why Study Melody?FormWhat is Form in Music?Benefits of Studying FormArrangement What is Arrangement?Why Study Arrangement?Arrangement and MelodyWhat “Order” …

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9 Mistakes Guitarists Make When Learning the Minor Pentatonic Scale

Table of Contents Mistake 1: Only Learning the First PositionMistake 2: Not Learning What to do With ItMistake 3: Only Learning the Scale in One or Two KeysMistake 4: Not Applying the ScaleMistake 5: Only Playing Positions From the 6th String Mistake 6: Not Learning Theory to be Able to Creatively Apply the Scale Mistake 7: Not …

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13 Tips to Prepare for Your First Time in a Recording Studio

Table of Contents Plan Your Practice TimePlan Your Practice MaterialTake Care of Your BodyMake Sure Every Note is Written OutPractise to a MetronomeDon’t Only Work On Your Songs Get Your Guitar(s) Professionally SetupMemorise Everything BeforehandManage Your Practice Time CarefullyMake sure you are well rested and getting to sleep at a sensible time each night. Practice Recording on …

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The Guitarists Guide to Using a Metronome for Effective Practising

Table of Contents Why Do We Need To Use a Metronome When Practising Guitar?What Is The Goal Of Using A Metronome?The Top 10 Mistakes Guitarists Make When Using a MetronomeMistake 1) Not listening to the metronomeMistake 2) Not leaving breaks between repetitionsMistake 3) Starting to play without listening to 3-4 clicks or counting yourself inMistake …

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A Comparison of Different Methods of Learning Guitar

Table of Contents Comparison of Local Guitar LessonsAdult Learning Centre Guitar LessonsPros and Cons of Learning Guitar at an Adult Learning CentreAre Local Learning Centre Lessons Suitable for You?Private LessonsPrivate Lessons Pros and ConsAre Private Guitar Lessons Suitable for You?Local Group LessonsPros and Cons of Local Group Guitar LessonsWho Are Local Group Guitar Lessons Suitable …

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