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Hit the Ground Running
Parts of the Electric Guitar
Neck
Body
Bridge
Electric Guitar Controls
Relative Tuning
Sitting
Standing
Fretting Hand Position
Picking Hand Position
How to Read a Chord Chart
D Chord
A7 Chord
G Chord
Put These Chords Together in a Song
A Chords
B7 Chord
C Chords
D Chords
E Chords
G7 Chord
Economy of Motion
Start with Your Thumb
Play with a Pick
Fingerpicking
The Basics of Tempo
Read Tablature
Use a Capo
Barre Chord Technique
Your First Barre Chord: F
Related Barre Chords: F7, Fm, and Fm7
Moving Up and Down the Neck
Arpeggios
Suspensions
Suspension Chord Fingerings
Bass Runs
The Treble Clef and Ledger Lines
Note and Rest Values
Time Signatures
Accidentals
Key Signatures
The Pentatonic Scale
Simple Solos
Slides
Pull-Offs and Hammer-Ons
Vibrato
String Bending
Tremolo Bar
Harmonics
Buy an Acoustic Guitar
Buy an Electric Guitar
Buy an Amplifier
Care for and Maintain Your Strings
Restring Your Guitar
The Truss Rod
Adjust Intonation on an Electric Guitar
Humidification and Other Maintenance
Effect Pedals
Major and Minor Chords
E-Shaped Barre Chords
A-Shaped Barre Chords
Major Open Scales
Major Movable Scales
Minor Open Scales
Minor Movable Scales
Major Pentatonic Open Scales
Major Pentatonic Movable Scales
A MAJOR PENTATONIC MOVABLE C MAJOR PENTATONIC MOVABLE
D MAJOR PENTATONIC MOVABLE
G MAJOR PENTATONIC MOVABLE
Minor Pentatonic Open Scales
C# MINOR PENTATONIC MOVABLE
Minor Pentatonic Movable Scales
F# MINOR PENTATONIC MOVABLE A MINOR PENTATONIC MOVABLE
B MINOR PENTATONIC MOVABLE
Blues Scales
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Teach Yourself VISUALLY Guitar

Teach Yourself VISUALLY Guitar

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Everything beginners need to know to start playing guitar

Do you learn faster by seeing and doing than by wading through tedious instructions? Then pick up a guitar and start strumming! Teach Yourself VISUALLY Guitar shows you the basics—step by step and note by note. You begin with basic chords and techniques and progress through suspensions, bass runs, hammer-ons, and barre chords. As you learn to read tablature and lead sheets, you can play any number of songs and styles of music, from rock to folk to country. The chord chart and scale appendices are ready references for use long after you master the basics.

Plus, this new edition includes an audio CD so you can hear what each note, chord, and technique should sound like, along with a new chapter on reading music.

This new edition includes substantial improvements to get readers playing the guitar faster A photo-intensive, step-by-step approach to playing acoustic and electric guitar The bonus CD includes more than 100 audio tracks

Whether you've never picked up a guitar or want to brush up on the basics, Teach Yourself VISUALLY Guitar will get you strumming in no time.

Everything beginners need to know to start playing guitar

Do you learn faster by seeing and doing than by wading through tedious instructions? Then pick up a guitar and start strumming! Teach Yourself VISUALLY Guitar shows you the basics—step by step and note by note. You begin with basic chords and techniques and progress through suspensions, bass runs, hammer-ons, and barre chords. As you learn to read tablature and lead sheets, you can play any number of songs and styles of music, from rock to folk to country. The chord chart and scale appendices are ready references for use long after you master the basics.

Plus, this new edition includes an audio CD so you can hear what each note, chord, and technique should sound like, along with a new chapter on reading music.

This new edition includes substantial improvements to get readers playing the guitar faster A photo-intensive, step-by-step approach to playing acoustic and electric guitar The bonus CD includes more than 100 audio tracks

Whether you've never picked up a guitar or want to brush up on the basics, Teach Yourself VISUALLY Guitar will get you strumming in no time.

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