Guitar Stuff for 11.5.19

 

1) Warm-up: Permutations -- see slide below

 

2) Play through provided chords using the 16th note rhythm below.

 

3) Start playing through "We Wish You A Merry Christmas".  Practice the tab until you're an expert!

PERMUTATIONS

The purpose of these exercises is to isolate and correct any fingering, strength, or mental discrepancies in your playing.  Feel free to try switching notes around once you feel confident with these! Use a metronome and start at 60 BPM.  Try to do one five times with no mistakes before moving on.

e----------------------------------------
B-----------------------------------(7-8)
G-5-6-(7-8)-5-6-------5-6-(7-8)-5-6------
D---------------(7-8)--------------------
A----------------------------------------
E----------------------------------------

e----------------------------------------
B-----------------------------------(8-7)
G-5-6-(8-7)-5-6-------5-6-(8-7)-5-6------
D---------------(8-7)--------------------
A----------------------------------------
E----------------------------------------

e----------------------------------------
B-----------------------------------(7-8)
G-6-5-(7-8)-6-5-------6-5-(7-8)-6-5------
D---------------(7-8)--------------------
A----------------------------------------
E----------------------------------------

e----------------------------------------
B-----------------------------------(8-7)
G-5-6-(8-7)-5-6-------5-6-(8-7)-5-6------
D---------------(8-7)--------------------
A----------------------------------------
E----------------------------------------

     C        F          D          G
e-----------------------------0------------------
B----1--1-3-1-0----------3--3---3-1-0------------
G-0-------------2--2--2----------------0--0------
D------------------------------------------------
A------------------------------------------------
E------------------------------------------------
  E7         Am         F        C
e-0--0-1-0------------------------------------
B----------3-1-------------3--0--1------------
G---------------2--0-0-2----------------------
D---------------------------------------------
A---------------------------------------------
E---------------------------------------------

We Wish You A Merry Christmas

     C        G      F        C
e---------------------------------
B----1--1--1--0---0--1--0---------
G-0------------------------2--0---
D---------------------------------
A---------------------------------
E---------------------------------
     Dm        G         F        C
e-0--1--0------3-----------------------
B-----------3---------------3--0--1----
G-----------------2--0-0-2-------------
D--------------------------------------
A--------------------------------------
E--------------------------------------

Guitar Stuff for 10.22.19

 

1) Warm-up: Permutations -- see slide below

 

2) Play through provided chords using the 16th note rhythm below.

 

3) Start playing through "We Wish You A Merry Christmas".  Practice the tab until you're an expert!

Play the above rhythm using C, F, D, G, E7, Am, F, C (in that order!)

one and two and three-e-and-a-four, one-e-and-a-two, three-e-and-a-four
one and ... three-e-and-a ... one and ... a three and ... a

E7

Guitar Stuff for 10.22.19

 

1) Warm-up: Play through the assigned pedal exercise pattern at least ten times each practice.  Use a metronome at 60 BPM if possible.

 

2) Play through C family chords with the provided rhythm.

 

3) Start playing through "Summer Forgets Me" -- all the info you need is below! You don't need to play along with the music yet -- just get used to the picking and strumming as we played in class,

Pedal Pattern

C major

e-0-1-0-3-0-1-0--------------------------------------
B---------------0-1-0-3-0-1-0------------------------
G-----------------------------0-2-0------------------
D------------------------------------0-2-0-3-0-2-0---
A----------------------------------------------------
E----------------------------------------------------

Summer Forgets Me

Deas Vail

 

Use the C major chord
e---------------|--------------|
B---------------|--------------|
G-------0-------|---0----------|
D-----3---2-----|-3---2--------|
A---3---------3-|--------------|
E---------------|--------------|  

Verse:

repeat several times

| G | G | Am | Am | F | F | C | C |

Chorus:
"You said the words..."

strumming for chorus:
 

"... and two and three and four and | one and two and three and four and,"

Guitar Stuff for 10.8.19

 

1) Warm-up: Play through "Auld Lang Syne" five times each practice

 

2) Play through G and C family chords with the provided rhythm (also below)

 

3) Start playing through "Summer Forgets Me" -- all the info you need is below!

 

4) Please think of three Christmas songs you might want to play for our winter show.  We'll pick one of them next week!

Auld Lang Syne

e-----------0---------0--------0--3--5---
B---1--0-1----3--1-3----3-1--1-----------
G-0--------------------------------------
D----------------------------------------
A----------------------------------------
E----------------------------------------

e-5--3--0-0-------------0----------------
B------------1--3--1-3----3-1----------1-
G------------------------------2-2--0----
D----------------------------------------
A----------------------------------------
E----------------------------------------

C MAJOR

G MAJOR

E MINOR

D MAJOR

Play the above rhythm using G, C, Em, and D (in that order!)

Guitar Stuff for 10.1.19

 

1) Warm-up: pedal exercise -- use metronome if possible; starting at 80 beats per minute

 

2) Play through G and C family chords with the provided rhythm (also below)

 

3) Practice "Auld Lang Syne" using the tab below

 

4) Please think of three Christmas songs you might want to play for our winter show.  We'll pick one of them next week!

e-1-2-1-3|-1-4-1-3|-1-2-1--|--------|--------|--------|
B--------|--------|--------|-1-2-1-3|-1-4-1-3|-1-2-1--| and so on. =)
G--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
D--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
A--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
E--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|

"Pedal" exercise

play the pattern shown below on each string.  Keep your #1 finger on the fret you begin on!

Guitar Stuff for 9.24.19

 

1) Warm-up: continue to play through chromatic scale (below) at 60 beats per minute on a metronome forward and backward at least 10 times per practice.

 

2) Play through G and C family chords with the provided rhythm (also below)

 

3) Play through "Lean on Me" using the slide below - practice the tab first, then play through the chords

THE CHROMATIC SCALE

you can play through the musical alphabet twice (two OCTAVES) using the first five frets. play the tab below using a metronome.

1

2

3

4

e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|---------------------0-1-2-3-4-|
A|-----------0-1-2-3-4-----------|
E|-0-1-2-3-4---------------------|

 

e|-------------------0-|
B|-----------1-2-3-4---|
G|-0-1-2-3-4-----------|
D|---------------------|
A|---------------------|
E|---------------------|

 

0

Lean On Me

Bill Withers

  C          F |          C |            | Em  G 

Verse

e--------------|------------|------------|----------
B--------------|------------|------------|----------
G--------------|------------|------------|----------
D--------------|------------|------------|----------
A----------7-8-|---8-7------|--------7---|-7--------
E-8---8-10-----|-------10-8-|---8-10-----|-----10---
C           F |          C |            | G   C   
e--------------|------------|------------|----------
B--------------|------------|------------|----------
G--------------|------------|------------|----------
D--------------|------------|------------|----------
A----------7-8-|---8-7------|--------7---|----------
E-8---8-10-----|-------10-8-|---8-10-----|-7---8----
e-0-----|----0-0-----|------------|--------0---|-0--------
B---3-1-|--------3-1-|----1-0-----|----1-3-----|-----3----
G-------|------------|--------2-0-|------------|----------
D-------|------------|------------|------------|----------
A-------|------------|------------|------------|----------
E-------|------------|------------|------------|----------
e----0-0-----|------------|----0-------|----------
B-1------3-1-|----1-0-----|------3-3-1-|-0---3-1--
G------------|--------2-0-|------------|----------
D------------|------------|------------|----------
A------------|------------|------------|----------
E------------|------------|------------|----------

Chorus

C MAJOR

F MAJOR

G MAJOR

E MINOR

Guitar Stuff for 9.17.19

 

1) Warm-up: play through chromatic scale (below) at 60 beats per minute on a metronome forward and backward at least 10 times per practice.

 

2) Play through G and C family chords with the provided rhythm (also below)