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CAGED System: A Shape

This lesson delves into the A shape of the CAGED system and how it helps to learning classical guitar pieces. So how does learning a box shape system, normally associated with rock guitar and improvisation help us learn classical guitar pieces? That is what this lesson will continue to explore using another segment from AgustinRead More…

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CAGED System: E Shape

This lesson delves into the E shape of the CAGED system and how it helps to learning classical guitar pieces. So how does learning a box shape system, normally associated with rock guitar and improvisation help us learn classical guitar pieces? That is what this lesson will continue to explore using another segment from AgustinRead More…

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CAGED System: G Shape

This lesson delves into the G shape of the CAGED system and how it helps to learning classical guitar pieces. So how does learning a box shape system, normally associated with rock guitar and improvisation help us learn classical guitar pieces? That is what this lesson will continue to explore using another segment from AgustinRead More…

Aguado Study No. 16 & CG Magazine

Have you got the Winter 2017 edition of Classical Guitar magazine? It has a great method article on Dionisio Aguado‘s Study No. 16 by Rhayn Jooste. This lesson delves into playing with your fingers, alternating strokes, speed and coordination. As usual there are two videos that go along with this article, the first is theRead More…

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Approaching Etude No. 2 by Villa-Lobos

This post is going to cover approaching Heiter Villa-Lobos’s Etude No. 2. We will be looking into arpeggio shapes and barre chords. There is a free down load of the chord shapes and fingering available below.   Etude No. 2 by Villa-Lobos is a 2 page whirlwind study of extended arpeggio shapes across the entireRead More…

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Sor No. 13 Op. 29 & CG Magazine

Have you got the Winter 2016 edition of Classical Guitar magazine? It has a great method article on Fernando Sor‘s study no. 13 from Op. 29, written by our editor Rhayn Jooste.   Sor’s Study No. 13 Op. 29 This lesson delves into barre technique, how to shape your tone and classical period melody andRead More…

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Villa-Lobos Etude No. 1 & CG Magazine

Have you got the Summer 2016 edition of the all new Classical Guitar Magazine? Apart from the awesomeness that is John Williams and his guitar, there are loads of tips and articles including one by our own Editor: Rhayn Jooste. If you need a copy of the lesson head over to the Classical Guitar MagazineRead More…