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Edition: Paperback Book, Guitar

Description: 76 Pages

Are you thinking about going to college for guitar but are concerned about the music theory entrance exam? Are you looking to increase your understanding of intervals, chords, scales and harmony but your music reading skills prevent you from taking the next step? The "Introduction to Basic Harmony for Guitar with TAB" includes both standard notation and TAB for each of the examples and exercises, allowing the guitarist to begin a study of chord and scale construction with a minimum amount of standard notation reading skill.

Beginning-Intermediate levels.

Chapter 1. Half steps and Whole steps

Example 1. Half step and Whole steps
Example 2. Half steps Above
Example 3. Half steps Below
Example 4. Whole steps Above
Example 5. Whole steps Below

Exercise 1
Exercise 2
Exercise 3
Exercise 4
Exercise 5
Exercise 6

Chapter 2: Modes, Scales, and Key Signatures

Example 6. The Modes
Example 7. The Seven Modes beginning on "C"

Exercise 7

Example 8. "C" Major Scale
Example 9. "G" Major Scale
Example 10. "Af" Major Scale
Example 8 "C" Major Scale

Exercise 8
Exercise 9
Exercise 10

Example 11. "A" Natural (Pure) Minor Scale

Exercise 11
Exercise 12
Exercise 13
Exercise 14

Example 12. "A" Harmonic Minor Scale

Exercise 15

Example 13. "A" Melodic Minor Scale

Exercise 16

Example 14. Chromatic Scale
Example 15. "C" Major Pentatonic Scale
Example 16. C Minor Pentatonic Scale
Example 17. "A" Blues Scale

Chapter 3: Intervals

Example 18. Scale Degree as Interval Name
Example 19. Diatonic Intervals in "C" Major

Exercise 175

Example 20. Perfect and Augmented Intervals

Exercise 18
Exercise 19

Example 21. Major and Augmented Intervals

Exercise 20

Example 22. Minor Intervals

Exercise 21

Example 23. Diminished Intervals

Exercise 22
Exercise 23
Exercise 24
Exercise 25

Example 23. Some Inversions

Exercise 26

Chapter 4: Chords

Example 24. Some Triads
Example 25. Interval Content of Major and Minor Triads

Exercise 27
Exercise 28
Exercise 29

Example 26. Diminished and Augmented Triads
Example 27. Combinations of Major and Minor thirds in triads

Exercise 30
Exercise 31

Example 28. Diatonic chords in the key of C Major
Example 29. Diatonic chords in the key of AMajor

Exercise 32

Example 30. Diatonic chords in the key of "C" minor

Exercise 33

Example 31. Some common doublings
Example 32. Some first inversions in the key of "F" major
Example 33. Some second inversions in the key "G" minor

Exercise 34
Exercise 35
Exercise 36

Example 34. Closed and open voicing
Example 35. Open voicing with doubling

Exercise 37

Example 36. The seven seventh chords

Exercise 38
Exercise 39
Exercise 40
Exercise 41
Exercise 42
Exercise 43
Exercise 44

Example 36. Some Ninth, Eleventh and Thirteenth chords
Example 37. Some altered chords
Example 38. Suspended fourth chords