Most beginners will want to know what kind of guitar to buy first – an acoustic or an electric? Each has its own benefits which this article explains.
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Learning the guitar is exciting, but it can be overwhelming. You have all these frets and strings, some of which make the same sounds (like the 5th fret on the low E string and the open A string). How to make sense of all this?
Chords are a guitarist’s bread and butter. After learning some open chord shapes, beginners will need to work on switching effortlessly between chords.
An acoustic guitar isn’t the musical equivalent of training wheels. So let’s take a more detailed look at the differences between acoustics and electric guitars for beginners.
Are you new to guitar and don’t know where to start? The good news is most questions new guitar players face have already been answered. On this page you will find help with everything from holding your guitar, finding easy songs to play and how to read music.
Learn how to harmonize the major scale and create diatonic chords in the final part of Jim Bowley’s trilogy, “The Only Theory Lesson You’ll Ever Need.”
In Part 2 of Jim Bowley’s introduction to basic music theory, you’ll create the Major Scale, possibly the most important musical knowledge you can learn!
Jim Bowley lays down the basics of music theory – in “Part 1” you learn about notes and where they are on the fretboard of your guitar.