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Postby P0RR » May 31st, 2006, 7:07 am

B&N has a free online class, Learn To Play Guitar, starting June 5th

http://educate.barnesandnoble.com/educa ... 00&nhid=bn


Objectives
- Explore the history and evolution of the guitar, its music, and its finest players
- Learn what gear you need, the basics of choosing an instrument, and how to tell the difference between a good and a bad guitar
- Learn several different ways to tune your guitar
- Play the most basic open-string chords and develop the facility for making fast chord changes
- Develop right-hand technique: learn to play with a pick and with the fingers
- Practice major and minor scales as well as simple single-note lead playing
- Start mastering the all-important bar chord
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