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Basic Theory That Every Guitarist Should Know

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    Chapter 1

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    Chapter 2

    Chapter 2

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    Chapter 3

    Chapter 3

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    Chapter 4

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    Chapter 5

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    Chapter 6

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Product Overview


Guitarists, do you know how the strings, frets, notes, scales and chords all work together to make music? Whether you're a total beginner or have been at it for years, there's a good chance you lack a basic understanding of the theory taught in this Homespun music instruction series.

Happy Traum, one of the world's best-known guitar teachers, demystifies the guitar fretboard and brings it into focus for learning players. He starts at the very beginning, providing the essential knowledge you'll need in your quest to become a better player.

This is theory that will become immediately applicable to real playing situations. Starting with chromatic and diatonic (major) scales, Happy maps out the fingerboard so you can quickly find notes in any key and start turning them into simple melodies. You'll learn what intervals are, how bass runs and chords are built and how they are used in songs.

In short, this introduction to music theory for the guitar will give you a whole new perspective and will reveal the vast possibilities that are hidden under the strings of your instrument... Watch "Basic Theory That Every Guitarist Should Know" today!


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BobbyP
Submitted 6 months ago

Very enjoyable

I learned quite a bit about building chords. Will probably review several times. Great job.


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EZE5441
Submitted 1 year ago

Very Good!

This is helping me understand the guitar!

I am a: Semi-Pro, Producer, Logic Pro, Pro Tools


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Jomarc700
Submitted 2 years ago

Very Essential!

If you are probably an intermediate player chances are you still missed some key fundamental aspects of guitar playing, this course showed me a lot. :)


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odige
Submitted 3 years ago

electric gutar

smart man, great lesson.


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doright
Submitted 3 years ago

Great for Beginners!

As a very beginner in my Guitar Journey, I appreciate the theory along with the dynamics.

I am a: Beginner, Musician, Logic Pro, Pro Tools


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BobbyP
Submitted 6 months ago

Very enjoyable

I learned quite a bit about building chords. Will probably review several times. Great job.

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Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
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EZE5441
Submitted 1 year ago

Very Good!

This is helping me understand the guitar!

I am a: Semi-Pro, Producer, Logic Pro, Pro Tools

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Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
Access to Videos
 
 
 
 
 

Jomarc700
Submitted 2 years ago

Very Essential!

If you are probably an intermediate player chances are you still missed some key fundamental aspects of guitar playing, this course showed me a lot. :)

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odige
Submitted 3 years ago

electric gutar

smart man, great lesson.

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doright
Submitted 3 years ago

Great for Beginners!

As a very beginner in my Guitar Journey, I appreciate the theory along with the dynamics.

I am a: Beginner, Musician, Logic Pro, Pro Tools

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Happy Traum is an American folk musician who started playing music in the 1950s. Happy is most famously known as one half of Happy and Artie Traum, a duo he began with his brother. They released three albums, Happy and Artie Traum (1970, Capitol), Double Back (1971, Capitol) and Hard Times In The Country (1975, Rounder). He has continued as a solo artist and as founder of Homespun Tapes.

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Basic Theory That Every Guitarist Should Know is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 5 .
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Very enjoyable I learned quite a bit about building chords. Will probably review several times. Great job.
Date published: 2019-07-21
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Very Good! This is helping me understand the guitar!
Date published: 2019-01-13
Rated 4.0 out of 5 by from Very Essential! If you are probably an intermediate player chances are you still missed some key fundamental aspects of guitar playing, this course showed me a lot. :)
Date published: 2017-08-21
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from electric gutar smart man, great lesson.
Date published: 2017-07-06
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Great for Beginners! As a very beginner in my Guitar Journey, I appreciate the theory along with the dynamics.
Date published: 2017-06-05
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