Tag: tab

Understanding TAB – Tabulature Part 3

Continued from previous page – Understanding TAB – Tabulature Part 2 Take a look at the next part in the Tab of ‘Hall of The Mountain King’ We’re now going to be playing a note on the 1st fret Use your 1st finger to ‘fret’ this note. To play the above note: Press the ‘A’ string on the […]

Understanding TAB – Tabulature Part 2

Continued from previous page – Understanding TAB – Tabulature Part 1 We’re now going to stick to one image example for each part explained. The image below is a quick example of a typical guitar tab. The above tab is the first part of ‘Hall of The Mountain King’ To play this we need to do a […]

Free D minor Backing Tracks for Jamming Guitar

Uploaded to www.free4allbackingtracks.com 1. Beasty – D minor jam track 3/4 Perfect for D minor pentatonic and D blues scales and phrases. Great for improvising slow blues/rock lead and building licks and runs and perfecting bends, vibrato and hammer ons/pull offs. Download Track – Right Click – Save as 2. Romantika – Free D minor […]

Silent Night – TAB and Chords for beginner

Easy to play arrangement for Silent Night – Both TAB and Chords. Tabulature can be played with fingers or plectrum – if using plectrum the lower bass note can be missed out to make playing the melody easier. If playing with fingers use Thumb to play string while finger plays thinner string. It’s arranged in […]

Hall of the Mountain King

As part of my tuition for guitar I’ve written out some of the best beginners peices. The following is and excellent introduction to the E, A and D strings. To play and exercise you fingers properly try and play it using the correct fingers. For this peice use the same number finger as the fret: […]

Silent Night

Nice and Simple version of Silent Night written in TAB To see a large version click on picture.

Guitar Primer: Plectrum, Fingers and TAB (pt4)

Previous article: Guitar Primer: Plectrum, Fingers and TAB (pt3) Continuation of guitar primer lesson involving how to hold plectrum, how to read tab and which fingers to use. Click above picture to play sequence… This is the TAB that is being played, A few tips to try: ‘Alternative picking’ V = Down Stroke X = […]

Guitar Primer: Plectrum, Fingers and TAB (pt3)

previous article(pt2) Hopefully you’ve read the previous free guitar lessons giving you a few ideas and tips on correctly holding your plectrum. This the 3rd article in this primer will talk about fingers in relation to TAB or tablature. —Dealing with TAB— Reading guitar tabulature: Lines = Strings The ‘Bottom E’ is the thickest string […]

Guitar Primer: Plectrum, Fingers and TAB (pt2)

previous article: Guitar Primer: Plectrum, Fingers and TAB (pt1) CLICK Once you’ve got to grips(ahem) with holding your plectrum you need to get your hand position correct when striking strings. Getting a comfortable position to stike the strings of your guitar is very important. If you look at the above picture you can see that […]

Guitar Primer: Plectrum, Fingers and TAB

In the first part of this  primer I’m going to introduce how to hold your plectrum. This article is part of the free online guitar lesson material that is hosted on untidymusic.com Choosing your plectrum. The above picture is of the typical plectrum shape, of course there are others, A lot of of plectrums though […]

Scales: C Major

Scales of C Major for guitar and in staff view. Also how to play on keyboard/piano. Staff View: Using Treble cleff C Major Scale: C, D, E, F, G, A, B, C ————————————————————————————————————————————————- Guitar: Click on image to see larger version on scale. Again C Major Scale: C, D, E, F, G, A, B, C […]

Working with Intervals (part 2) Major 2nd

Continued form part 1… In the previous article I stated that in order to understand intervals and their importance we need to listen to them. In order to create a better feeling for the sound we also need to correlate that with playing. Below are pictures and tab describing how to play the major 2nd […]