Lessons

Music Composition for Beginners 2: Major, minor and power chords

An introduction to chord formulas and how to form power chords, major chords, and minor chords.

Music Composition for Beginners 1: The “I-IV-V” chord progression

By understanding the patterns behind this common chord progression, you can play them in other keys, or create your very own ones.

Music Theory for Beginners 2: Sharps, flats and key changes

Beginner Music Theory Keys
An introduction to sharps and flats, keys, and dealing with key changes.

Music Theory for Beginners 1: Introduction to scales

Lessons Theory Introduction to Scales
An introduction to intervals, major and minor scales, and box shapes.

Beginner Music Theory: Fretboard patterns and shortcuts

Fretboard patterns and shortcuts
Once you understand how patterns on the fretboard work, you can use them as shortcuts to find other notes and new ways to play your favorite riffs.

Beginner Music Theory: Finding your way across the fretboard

How to find notes on fretboard
Learning how to identify the notes on a guitar is like having a map of a city you’re visiting—you shouldn’t do without one.

Beginner Music Theory: Learn the five essential chord shapes

Once you pick up the shapes of the famous five—C, A, G, E and D—you’ll be able to play almost any chord.

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