SOME BASICS OF GUIT

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*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#* *# #* *# SOME BASICS OF GUITAR PLAYING #* *# #* *# PART I #* *# WRITTEN BY: COSMIC CHARLIE #* *# #* *#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#* I NOTICED THAT IN ALL THE TIME I'VE SPENT DOWNLOADING TEXT FILES, I'VE NEVER SEEN ONE DEALING WITH UBJECT OF GUITAR PLAYING. SO WHAT I'VE DONE IS WRITE MY OWN. THIS CHAPTER WILL DEAL MAINLY WITH H AIS. FIRST OF ALL YOU MUST KNOW THAT THE RANGE OF THE HUMAN EAR IS LIMITED TO A SPECTRUM OF FREQUENCIES.CTAVE IS A MEASUREMENT OF SOUND WITHIN THIS LIMITED RANGE. THE STANDARD DEFINITION OF AN OCTAVE SEGT"DIATONIC" NOTES. HOWEVER, AS ANYBODY CAN SEE THE WORD "SHARP" MEANS SIMPLY ONE NOTE ABOVE AND IS DESIGNATED BY THIS SYMBOL #. THE WORD FLAT MEAN NOTE BELOW AND IS DESIGNATED BY A SYMBOL THAT UNFORNTUNATLY CAN'T BE REPRODUCED BY THE COMPUTERBTLOS ALMOST LIKE A SMALL B WITH A LITTLE MORE FL I WILL NOW TRY TO SHOW YOU THE WAY THE NOTES ARE SET UP ON A PIANO BECAUSE IT IS A GOOD VISUAL EXAMF HOW THE OCTAVE REPEATS ITSELF. ---------------------------------------------------------- !!**!!**!!!!**!!**!!**!!!!**!!**!!!!**!!**!!**!!!!**!!**!! !!**!!**!!!!**!!**!!**!!!!**!!**!!!!**!!**!!**!!!!**!!**!! !!**!!**!!!!**!!**!!**!!!!**!!**!!!!**!!**!!**!!!!**!!**!! !!C#!!D#!!!!F#!!G#!!A#!!!!C#!!D#!!!!F#!!G#!!A#!!!!C#!!D#!! !! !! !!!! !! !! !!!! !! !!!! !! !! !!!! !! !! CC DD EEFF GG AA BBCC DD EEFF GG AA BBCC DD EE THE "*" REPRESENT THE BLACK KEYS THE WHITE KEYS ARE REPRESENTED BY THE "!!". I HAD TO DOUBLE THE LS OF THE NOTES SO THIS SHITTY DIAGRAM WOULD LOOK DECENT. BUT YOU GET THE POINT. NOW I WILL TRY TO GIVE YOU A DIAGRAM OF THE FRETBOARD AND THE NOTES. E!! F ! F# ! G ! G# ! A ! A# ! B ! C ! C# ! D ! D# ! E !!-----!-----!-----!-----!-----!-----!-----!-----!-----!-----!------!--- B!! C ! C# ! D ! D# ! E ! F ! F# ! G ! G# ! A ! A# ! B !!-----!-----!-----!-----!-----!-----!-----!-----!-----!-----!------!--- G!! G# ! A ! A# ! B ! C ! C# ! D ! D# ! E ! F ! F# ! G !!-----!-----!-----!-----!-----!-----!-----!-----!-----!-----!------!--- D!! D# ! E ! F ! F# ! G ! G# ! A ! A# ! B ! C ! C# ! D !!-----!-----!-----!-----!-----!-----!-----!-----!-----!-----!-----!---- A!! A# ! B ! C ! C# ! D ! D# ! E ! F ! F# ! G ! G# ! A !!-----!-----!-----!-----!-----!-----!-----!-----!-----!-----!-----!---- E!! F ! F# ! G ! G# ! A ! A# ! B ! C ! C# ! D ! D# ! E !!-----!-----!-----!-----!-----!-----!-----!-----!-----!-----!-----!---- THE INVENTION OF THE FRET ENABLE THE MUSICAN TO "FIX" A STRING AT A DEFINITE PITCH SIMPLY BY PRESSI. THE GUITAR HAS SIX STRINGS. YOU COUNT THE STRINGS FROM THE BOTTOM UP. IN OTHER WORDS THE 1ST STRINGHE E STRING, THE 2ND STRING IS THE B STRING, THE 3RD STRING IS THE G STRING, THE 4TH STRING IS TEDSRNG, THE 5TH STRING IS THE A STRING, AND THE 6 WELL THAT'S FOR THE FIRST CHAPTER. I KNOW IT'S NOT MUCH BUT YOU CAN LEARN THE POSTION NOTES FOR NOWTHE NEXT CHAPTER I'LL SHOW YOU HOW TO TUNE YOUR GUITAR AND WE'LL GET INTO SCALES. IF YOU HAVE AN USINS LEAVE ME SOME E-MAIL ON MASTER WORLD (213) <=-COSMIC*CHARLIE-=> X-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-X Another file downloaded from: The NIRVANAnet(tm) Seven & the Temple of the Screaming Electron Taipan Enigma 510/935-5845 Burn This Flag Zardoz 408/363-9766 realitycheck Poindexter Fortran 510/527-1662 Lies Unlimited Mick Freen 801/278-2699 The New Dork Sublime Biffnix 415/864-DORK The Shrine Rif Raf 206/794-6674 Planet Mirth Simon Jester 510/786-6560 "Raw Data for Raw Nerves" X-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-X

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