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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 ...
Effectively, you could learn piano by starting with the basics. Piano Lessons First, I would suggest learning the notes on the piano: (1) (2) (3) (4) Then learning the intervals: (1) (2) (3) Then learn some chords: (1) (2) (3) (4) After you've learned the notes, intervals and some basic chords, you'll be able to play some (simple) songs you might ...
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 ...
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