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Daily Practice Material for the Contemporary Guitarist
Product Code: PMG1
Author(s): Curt Sheller
Publisher(s): Curt Sheller Publications
Published: 2004-03-15 00:00:00
Size: 8.5 x 11
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Scales, intervals and sequences for daily practice for guitar.
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Table of Contents: Daily Practice Material for the Contemporary Guitarist
- Introduction 4
- Scales, Intervals, Arpeggios and Sequences
- Scales & Modes 7
- Scale & Mode History 8
- Modal Scales
- Ionian, Dorian, Phrygian,Mixolydian 10
- Lydian, Aeolian, Locrian 11
- Traditional Scales
- Harmonic Minor, Tonic (Melodic or Jazz) Minor 12
- Diminished, Whole Tone 12
- Contemporary Scales
- Blues, Pentatonic 13
- Altered Scales
- Mixolydian +4, Mixolydian -2 -6 14
- Additional Mixolydian Alterted Scales 14
- Altered Scale Choices
- Locrian, Tonic Minor, Major, Diminished 15
- Summary 17
- Additional Scales
- Bebop Scales 18
- Applying Scales
- Improvisation 21
- Tonal Centers 22
- Target Practice 23
- Practicing 24
- Scale Diary 26
- Melodic Analysis 27
- Intervals 31
- What is an Interval? 32
- Simple Intervals 32
- Compound Intervals 32
- Chromatic Intervals 33
- Inversions 33
- Famous Melodic Intervals
- Ascending 33
- Descending 34
- Notation Intervals 33
- Ascending 33
- Intervalic & Functional Notation 33
- Interval Qualities and Resolution Tendencies
- Diatonic & chromatic 37
- Interval Examples
- Seconds 39
- Thirds 40
- Fourths 41
- Fifths 42
- Sixths 43
- Sevenths 4 4
- Octaves 45
- Ninths 46
- Tenths 46
- Elevenths, Twelfths, Thirteenths 47
- Sequences 49
- Seconds, Thirds, Fourths, Fifths 51
- Sixths, Sevenths, Octaves, Ninths 52
- A One Octave Thirds Example 53
- A Two Octave Thirds Example 54
- Arpeggio Sequence Examples (triads) 55
- Sequence Examples by Starting Interval
- Seconds 56
- Thirds 57
- Fourths 58
- Fifths 59
- Sixths 60
- Sevenths 61
- Octaves 62
- Practice 63
- Cycles and Sequences 64
- Key Signatures 65
- Chord Building Chart 68
- Major & relative Minor Keys Full Diatonic Tonality Chart 70
- 6 String Guitar Fingerboard Charts 72
Errata: Daily Practice Material for the Contemporary Guitarist
- 3/10/2004 - (03102004.1330) changes to sample intervals page and fixing various typos
- 12/16/2003 - Errata File Created
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Advanced Guide to Chords - Chord Building Chart • Updated: Feb 14, 2018
Chords can be categorized into four basic chord types; Major, Minor, Diminished and Augmented. Here are the formulas for building the 11 basic 4-part chord types as well as the traditional triads. This chart can be used as a companion to any volume of The Advanced Guide to Guitar Chords and A Guide to Advanced Chords for Ukulele, which presents a highly organized and efficient approach to the mysterious subject of 4-part chords.
Basic Open Position Guitar Chords • Updated: Mar 13, 2011
Sometimes referred to as cowboy or folk chords. These chords are played in the fret one, two, and three are of the guitar neck and include at least one open string. Technically the open position includes the open strings and frets one, two, three and four. These are typically the first chords anyone learning to play the guitar learn.
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