Guitar


The modern 21st century guitar comes in 3 main variants:

 

ELECTRIC

ACOUSTIC

CLASSICAL

 

There are some commonalities between them, and some major differences (but only minor differences if you really know your way around any one of them).

 


Guitar tab, or guitar tabulature, or “tabs” for a song, are a very common medium through with the instructions to play a song are communicated. Chord charts are also very popular.

 

CHORD CHARTS

GUITAR TABULATURE

 


There are various exercises that you can use to train yourself to become more adept at the guitar. The guitar pick is a very common tool which is used to pluck the strings.

 

PICKING

FINGER STRENGTH

 


To play a wide range of songs, knowledge of scales is necessary. Shown below are some of the main scales, as well as some of the more advanced scales:

 

FUNDAMENTAL SCALE SHAPES

 


To play a wide range of songs, knowledge of scales is necessary. Shown below are some of the main scales, as well as some of the more advanced scales:

 

FUNDAMENTAL CHORD SHAPES

 


 

Various techniques are used:

 

HARMONICS

 


 

 

 

 

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