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Fretboard Spreadsheet

Post by dubyatf » May 30th, 2008, 4:02 pm

Hi all!

I'm looking for a spreadsheet I can edit to fill in to help me practice my scales (and learn the notes on the fretboard). I thought I remember seeing one online somewhere. Any ideas?


Thanks.

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Re: Fretboard Spreadsheet

Post by Vic Lewis VL » May 30th, 2008, 5:35 pm

Make your own - seriously, the time you invest working out each step/half step etc will imprint the information on your brain permanently. I've always found - the hard way! - that things I spend time on something working out for myself tend to stay in the memory more than things I've read.

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Re: Fretboard Spreadsheet

Post by Laz » May 30th, 2008, 6:17 pm

While Vic is correct, this might be a useful place to start.
http://www.guitarnoise.com/faq.php?id=129

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Re: Fretboard Spreadsheet

Post by greybeard » May 30th, 2008, 11:45 pm

I don't have one with the notes, but I do have one with the frequencies (Hz) of the notes. :)
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Re: Fretboard Spreadsheet

Post by dubyatf » May 31st, 2008, 4:24 am

You're right I should make my own - it would help with the learning process and help wire it down into my brain!
The way the Blues You Can Use book shows the pentatonic patterns and how they fit together up and down the fretboard - I found really helpful. If I come up with anything worthy of sharing I'll pass it along.

Thanks folks.
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Re: Fretboard Spreadsheet

Post by dogbite » May 31st, 2008, 5:46 am

once I got a hold of some lap steels. I wanted alternative tunings on each. at first I was lost; where are the chords? etc.
I tool some paper and literally wrote down each note for each string for every fret. at once I saw chords(triads) up and down the neck. it demystified lap steel tuning right away. I haven't forgotten most of those paper exercises.

Vic is right. you ill get a better grasp doing this.

there are fretboard sites on the interweb.
fretpro.com is an interactive one.

it is good you are looking into this as a learning plyer.

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Re: Fretboard Spreadsheet

Post by Raistx » June 1st, 2008, 6:18 pm

Try this link.

http://www.zentao.com/guitar/theory/neck-diagrams.html

Print as many as you need

I find its easier to remember if I use a pen instead of typing on a PC.

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Re: Fretboard Spreadsheet

Post by mmoncur » June 2nd, 2008, 2:49 am

I like this one:

http://www.studybass.com/tools/chord-sc ... e-printer/

You can choose a scale, a chord, a mode, etc. and it will give you a nice diagram of the notes on the whole neck.

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Re: Fretboard Spreadsheet

Post by dubyatf » June 3rd, 2008, 4:45 pm

hey both those links rock! I can print out blanks and pencil-whip them or print out something a bit more refined and learn more about modes (think that's right) with the studybass site.


thanks again. \m/

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Re: Fretboard Spreadsheet

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Re: Fretboard Spreadsheet

Post by jackss565 » June 5th, 2008, 12:15 pm

All good, thanks

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Re: Fretboard Spreadsheet

Post by corbind » June 7th, 2008, 11:06 pm

Pretty cool! God, nice to seen new things every day.
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