New answers tagged classical-guitar
Invest into good beginner manual or teaching computer program, then let your manual to decide that to do next. With such scenario, most important decision you still need to make yourself is to determine if this book or program is competently prepared for the self learning. Maybe some ratings and, well, the price may help.
I think you've got a good list already, but I'd quibble with the in order part. I'd recommend splitting up your practice time to work on each of these fronts every day. So for a 1-hour practice, you might do Practice yesterday's scale a few times, pick a new scale and practice it. ~ 10 min. Put on your new favorite pop song and try to transcribe the chord ...
Well, all of those are useful skills to have at some point, but through the lens of 'Never picked up a guitar before', I would tell you first to learn the basic motor skills needed, being picking/plucking, fretting and how to control your hands in a synchronous manner. After that, get comfortable with the fretboard. In any playing, comfort is key, but that ...
Measure to find out whether your guitar is a full-sized guitar or a shorter-scale guitar. On a full-sized guitar, the length of the strings, from the bridge saddle to the nut, is 648mm. For a beginner, if you have a full-scale guitar, just use a package of nylon classical guitar strings labeled "standard tension" or "normal tension". Any brand will do. The ...
Top 50 recent answers are included