Tablature/TAB

The tablature is a very old way of writing down the music for positioned string instruments, such as Lute, Guitar, Theorba, Vihuela …In the Renaissance they ware several types of tablature: Italian German, French…In general the tablature shows graphically the string numbers and the fret numbers.Today the most widely presented in the web  type of TAB for guitar,  is the following: Continue reading “Tablature/TAB”

About “The new thing” in the guitar lesson

About “The new thing” in the guitar lesson

    Often I get students saying:

” We did this last week, I know it…”

There is a big difference between “I know it” and “I can do it” when it comes to skills.

The new thing can be anything from a new note, new technique, a theory concept…usually it is introduced theoretically in the class in order the student to have an idea about that particular mater.

Next step is to master the new thing by means Continue reading “About “The new thing” in the guitar lesson”

What Guitar do you need to start your Classical Guitar lessons?

To start your classical guitar lessons, you need a classical (Spanish) guitar.
There are plenty of music stores  where you can buy one. The sells man usually  are pretty helpful, in general they do a good job, some of them are even able to strum some chords on the guitar, trying to impress the costumer. But as you are a beginner and you never had guitar lessons, it is easy to be miss leaded by them. In the and of the day their job is to sell. So its not a good idea to relay Continue reading “What Guitar do you need to start your Classical Guitar lessons?”