Modes Made Musical

This is the final post from a series digging into the major scale modes and their sound. It will focus on applying the theory and the practical fretboard suggestions from the last two posts and highlight getting the sound into your ear: A.K.A ear training. This lesson is going to concentrate on the aural aspectRead More…

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The Art of the Cadence

This short post will introduce voice leading and cadences on the classical guitar; it will focus on effective ways of highlighting the cadence, which will help with creating your own compositions as well as analyzing other pieces from a theoretical and aural perspective.   Grammar What do pandas and cadences have in common? Grammar! Yes,Read More…

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Fretboard Orientation 1

This article and video is about learning your way around the fretboard through a few simple orientation techniques. These will not only improve your knowledge of the fretboard but also help with learning scales and arpeggios and most importantly aid sight reading. For a lot of guitarists knowing the notes across the fretboard seems likeRead More…