guitar Tag

by Jamey Mann, Catoctin School of Music A highly debated and personal topic in the guitar world is changing guitar strings. Generally, it is recommended that guitar strings be changed about every three months which may seem fairly often. However, depending on how much you play and your personal tolerance/preference for aging strings, your mileage may vary. While strings should be changed regularly, it is surprising how...

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by Jamey Mann, Catoctin School of Music A highly debated topic amongst guitar players and teachers is guitar tablature (TAB). Tablature is a system of reading for guitar where numbers are placed on a series of lines. The lines represent the 6 strings of the guitar (bottom line low E, top line high E) while the numbers indicate the fret to be played. This is a...

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Every instrument gives us a chance to make unique music, and it's in the hands of the aspiring musician to sort of lean towards a personality or identity behind it. In this case we'll be going over some tips and thoughts surrounding the guitar. As any other instrument, frst you have to learn the basics, this means getting used to pressing down the strings correctly, then...

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There is an idea that some musicians share that the instrument a musician plays is related to the player's personality and attitude, or can even change it transforming the person just like a superhero changes when they put ther suits on. It changes depending on the person but it can go one way or the other. The fact is that there is a connection between...

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By Jamey Mann, Catoctin School of Music Every instrument comes with its own set of fingerings and other notations. These unique notations go beyond notes on the staff and other common notations. These fingerings communicate to the performer exactly how the composer wants the music or study to be performed. If the performer is unaware of these notations, they could be missing the whole idea of...

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