theory

Different ways to play a chord

Different ways to play a chord

I always read sheets with my students. This means that each of my students should be able to look at a sheet of music and start playing after a short look. Most of the time, however, students are confused because the same chord diagrams are not always displayed above the chords and then try to…

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What are arpeggios?

In order to be able to play arpeggios, you should first understand what arpeggios are. Arpeggios are chord tones that are played individually in a specific order. You can look up the guitar chords here. I’m doing an example with a C major Chord. I’m doing an example here with a C major chord. At…

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Note and rest values

Rhythms are of course very important. Not only to play better solos, but also to be able to play better rhythms. Let’s start from scratch. What is a bar? Marked in red here. A “beat” means “one click of the metronome”. A song with a 4/4 time signature has four beats per bar. Note lengths…

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