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by chroma
July 8th, 2017, 12:03 am
Forum: Beginner's Q&A Forum
Topic: Guitar vs guitalele - which is easier for beginners?
Replies: 5
Views: 4363

Re: Guitar vs guitalele - which is easier for beginners?

Are you interested in playing an instrument?

If yes, why guitar? What interested you about the guitalele? (I don't even know what that thing is....)

See where I'm going......
by chroma
July 8th, 2017, 12:01 am
Forum: Beginner's Q&A Forum
Topic: Forearm movement
Replies: 2
Views: 2254

Re: Forearm movement

Sounds like you're fixed in position, and a little fixated on it. Some people stay put most of the time, some don't. I tend to saw my arm forward a little when playing across strings, but that can vary depending on the picking angle one uses per string (let alone type of articulation intended at the...
by chroma
July 5th, 2017, 10:41 pm
Forum: Guitar and Music Theory
Topic: Modes!!
Replies: 7
Views: 8249

Re: Modes!!

I recommend thinking in terms of intervals. Scales are made of intervals, and up or down changes the mode. For example, C major starting from the fifth as the new tonic* makes G major; starting from D makes D minor. And so on. Transposition dictates everything. This process also implies tonality, th...