[Lynda] Beginning Acoustic Guitar Music Lessons
Beginning Acoustic Guitar Music Lessons

Beginning Acoustic Guitar Music Lessons

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Course Description

Learn how to play guitar at your own pace. These easy-to-follow videos feature examples in TAB and standard music notation and hands-on instruction by guitar virtuoso Jared Meeker. You'll learn how to hold the instrument, play with a pick, count time, read music, and play simple chords. After mastering these basics, you'll be introduced to fingerpicking, barre chords, improvisation, music theory, and a variety of styles, including blues, rock, country, and folk. Beginning Acoustic Guitar is a must-have for anyone serious about starting to learn acoustic guitar.

What you will learn

Styles of acoustic guitar masters Getting to know your tools Tuning Strumming Reading music Playing chords Flatpicking and fingerpicking Music theory Switching chords Understanding musical expression, phrasing, and dynamics

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction

Section 2: 1. Getting Started

Section 3: 2. Reading Music

Section 4: 3. More New Chords

Section 5: 4. Basic Fingerpicking

Section 6: 5. Improvisation, Music Theory, and Intervals

Section 7: 6. The Blues

Section 8: 7. New Techniques

Section 9: 8. Expression, Phrasing, and Dynamics

Section 10: Conclusion