By William Leavitt

This useful, complete procedure is used because the easy textual content for the guitar application on the Berklee university of tune. quantity One builds a high-quality starting place for starting guitarists and lines a accomplished variety of guitar and track basics, together with: scales, melodic reviews, chord and arpeggio stories, the way to learn track, unique workouts for constructing method in either palms, voice top utilizing portable chord varieties, and extra.

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FINGER STRETCH OR F. S. . WHEN THE OUT OF POSITION NOTE IS A SCALE TONE THE F. S. IS DETERMINED BY THE FINGERING TYPE. (FINGERING TYPE I = 1st FINGER STRETCH, TYPE IV = 4th F. S. ) WHEN THE OUT OF POSITION NOTE IS NOT A SCALE TONE AND MOVING UPWARD USE F. S. 1, AND MOVING DOWNWARD F. S. 4. . REGARDLESS OF FINGERING TYPE. (ALL SCALE FINGERINGS INTRODUCED FROM THIS POINT ON WILL NOT USE ANY OPEN STRINGS, AND THEREFORE THEY A R E MOVABLE, IN THE SAME MANNER AS THE CHORD FORMS PRESENTED EARLIER.

Do not play them on two consecutive days. . Do not go back over any particular section because of a wrong note . . DO KEEP AN EVEN TEMPO and play the proper time values ... By obeying these rules the "Reading Studies" will never be memorized ... A little later on it is recommended that you use this procedure with a variety of material as this is the only way for a guitarist to achieve and maintain any proficiency in reading. (Even when working steady we are not reading every day - so "scare yourself in the privacy of your practice sessions" .

WHEN THE OUT OF POSITION NOTE IS A SCALE TONE THE F. S. IS DETERMINED BY THE FINGERING TYPE. (FINGERING TYPE I = 1st FINGER STRETCH, TYPE IV = 4th F. S. ) WHEN THE OUT OF POSITION NOTE IS NOT A SCALE TONE AND MOVING UPWARD USE F. S. 1, AND MOVING DOWNWARD F. S. 4. . REGARDLESS OF FINGERING TYPE. (ALL SCALE FINGERINGS INTRODUCED FROM THIS POINT ON WILL NOT USE ANY OPEN STRINGS, AND THEREFORE THEY A R E MOVABLE, IN THE SAME MANNER AS THE CHORD FORMS PRESENTED EARLIER. SEE P. 45) (Remember - All natural notes on the guitar are 2 frets apart, except E to F and B to C) DO NOT PRACTICE these two pages.

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