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Time Signature Basics | Guitar Lesson

Time Signature Basics | Guitar Lesson

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Understanding time signatures is the foundation of learning strumming patterns on the guitar. It’s the foundation of rhythm itself. We're going to start with the music theory part of it. But I'll go right into a practical application very quickly. This is a lot simpler than you might think.We'll use the 3 most common time signatures that you're likely to use in your...

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Common Chord Progressions for Guitarists

Common Chord Progressions for Guitarists

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What Are Common Chord Progressions? ​​Video Transcript And Relevant Links: Hey there! We're going to talk about common chord patterns, specifically for guitarists. When I first learned about common chord patterns, it gave me a huge boost in my ability to learn songs faster. It really helped my songwriting abilities. These days I find this to be a great tool for...

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The Fabulous Key Change Chord Chart

The Fabulous Key Change Chord Chart

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Download the fabulous Key Change Chord ChartTranscription:In this lesson, I’m going to explain how to use my Key Change Chord Chart. You may want to change the key of the song for two main reasons:To make it easier to sing for yourself or another vocalist (moving the key up or down), orTo make the song easier to play by playing chords that you find more...

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How to Change Keys on Guitar

How to Change Keys on Guitar

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Video Transcript And Relevant Links: One very practical skills for guitar players is to be able to change keys. This is especially helpful if you want to play guitar and sing. Oh, if you're playing guitar for somebody else you're singing that's because certain keys are better for the singer than others. Also, there are some things when you're playing they just work...

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What Does the “Key” of a Song Mean?

What Does the “Key” of a Song Mean?

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Video Transcript And Relevant Links: Hi I'm Tomas from Real Guitar. Let's talk a little bit about what it means to be in a ​Key in ​Music and why that's important.   First I'm gonna explain just a little bit of music theory. Now nothing complicated so don't worry and it's nothing you really have to memorize or anything but they will help this explanation go a...

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