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Tips on Learning to Play Guitar
Learning to play guitar isn’t always easy. We do our best to make it simple for you, but it’s going to be hard work and take time. These lessons share tips and advice that will help you learn to play the guitar as well as you can.
This tip has to do with a key aspect of learning, enjoying and understanding guitar that I think is mostly absent from both schools and private studios.
Let’s offer a warm “welcome back” to Nick, who brings us a look at the interlocking relationship of three important creative aspects of musicianship – improvising, composing and transcribing – and how you can use them to move up from being someone who just dabbles with the guitar to a serious musician.
Do you ever get bored with your own guitar playing? Are you looking for something fresh? There are a lot of things you can do to help you get unstuck.
Do small hands have anything to do with playing guitar? The advice here is very important people with small hands, or those who think they have small hands.
Guitar Noise welcomes first-time contributor, Ysrafel, who brings us an article about the various aches and pains you might suffer as a guitarist, their possible causes and things you can do to relieve the pain as well as prevention tips.
RSI, or Repetitive Strain Injury, commonly affects musicians owing to the repetitive nature of playing music. The wrist and neck areas are especially at risk to the guitarist and beginners (especially those learning on their own) are particularly susceptible to these injuries. Paul gives us some tips as well as exercises to help properly warm up and to hopefully avoid RSI problems.
Guitar Noise welcomes Simone Perandini to our pages. Simone is a guitar teacher in Italy and he shares with us some ideas of creating and maintaining a songbook – the essential item for any successful jam!