How to play half diminished arpeggios on guitar (with application examples)

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If you want to take your improvisation skills to the next level, it’s important to have a solid understanding of half diminished arpeggios (also known as minor 7 b5 arpeggios). Arpeggios are so effective because they highlight the important notes of a chord. If you’re familiar with diminished triads, this concept goes one step further to … Read more

Cello Suite No. 1 (Prelude) by Bach guitar tabs

Cello Suite No. 1 by Bach guitar tabs

Cello Suite No. 1 (also known as Prelude in G Major or BWV 1007) is one of the most popular pieces composed by Johann Sebastian Bach. It’s a highly recognizable piece that you’ve most likely heard in a movie or commercial. Although this piece was originally written for the cello, this lesson covers an arrangement … Read more

How to build extended chords on guitar (easy guide with charts)

How to build extended chords on guitar

If you know your basic chords, it’s helpful to learn to build extended chords to give you more flexibility and depth on the guitar. This skill will help you to create new chords and enhance your chord progressions. I recommend reviewing ways of playing different chords such as Major, minor, and 7th chords if you’re … Read more

How to play Dominant 7 arpeggios on guitar (with application examples)

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If you want to take your improvisation skills to the next level, it’s important to have a solid understanding of Dominant 7 arpeggios. Arpeggios are so effective because they highlight the important notes of a chord. If you’re familiar with Major triads, this concept goes one step further to include another note in the chord structure. … Read more

How to play the Locrian scale on guitar (with application examples)

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The locrian scale is the 7th mode of the Major scale and is one of the least common and often misunderstood scales in music because of its dark and tense sound. If you’ve ever wondered what to play over minor 7 b5 chords (a.k.a. half diminished chords), you need to unlock this scale in your playing! In this … Read more

Nocturne Opus 9, No. 2 by Chopin (guitar tabs and chords)

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This lesson covers how to play Nocturne Opus 9, No. 2 by Frederic Chopin including chord charts and sheet music with guitar tabs. This is a beautiful classical guitar piece ideal for intermediate to advanced level guitarists. Grab your guitar and let’s get started! How to read the chord charts For the charts below: You … Read more

How to play minor 7 arpeggios on guitar (with application examples)

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If you want to take your improvisation skills to the next level, it’s important to have a solid understanding of minor 7 arpeggios. Arpeggios are so effective because they highlight the important notes of a chord. If you’re familiar with minor triads, this concept goes one step further to include another note in the chord structure. … Read more