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Guitar Keys and Positions

Guitar Keys and Positions

In tonal music, knowing the key of a piece is a great fingerboard organizer, telling the guitarist what chords to expect and which possible positions they may be played in.

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Guitar Advanced Slurring

Guitar Advanced Slurring

Sounding two notes with a single R.H. stroke is called slurring. In this article, we’ll cover two other kinds of slurring—Delayed Slurring & Group Slurring

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Guitar Mixed Meter

Guitar Mixed Meter

Much of the music written before 1900 is in fixed meter, that is one meter (or time signature) per piece.  When the meter changes, frequently or infrequently, from one time signature to another within the same piece, it is called mixed meter.  

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Guitar Sight Reading

Guitar Sight Reading

To read and play music, instantly at first sight, is an impressive skill but also one of the most challenging tasks for musicians, particularly with guitarists.   

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Scordatura

Scordatura

“Scordatura,” in Italian literally meaning “discord,” refers to retuning the standard tuning of a string instrument. 

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