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Trick to stringing the guitar

AWS D1.1 In response to a member’s question about the best way to stop string slippage, please check out the diagram below. Note that this trick is essential on the thinner strings, but I wouldn’t bother with it on the … Continue reading

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Two more backing tracks for Mary…

asme standards At a member’s request we have added two further backing tracks to the advanced song lesson on Mary Had a Little Lamb. These are both played at 3/4 speed. The first track has the guitar tracks muted so … Continue reading

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New backing tracks to Mary Had a Little Lamb

ASHRAE 90.1 Learning the timing of the phrases in the intro of this song is pretty tricky so we have attempted to make it easier by adding replica watches uk a couple of backing tracks to the lesson. You can … Continue reading

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Circle of Fifths

Joe has aked me: I’ve just watched your lesson on the circle of fifths. I understand everything, but apart from allowing you to easily find the key of a piece of music, what else does it allow you to do … Continue reading

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How can I best learn all the notes on the fretboard?

Kung Fu There are three steps to this process as I see it. First: make sure you know your open string names. This is covered in Lesson 0.1, though for non-beginners you may prefer just to pick this up off … Continue reading

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The Secret Guitar Teacher’s Philosophy

Welcome to the Secret Guitar Teacher website! Here’s a brief overview of the principles behind the site and a rough guide to what’s available to members. Each member’s path to learning the guitar is unique – From the start we’ll … Continue reading

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