- Publisher : Headstock Books (November 22, 2021)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 133 pages
- ISBN-10 : 191445300X
- ISBN-13 : 978-1914453007
- Item Weight : 13.1 ounces
- Dimensions : 8.5 x 0.3 x 11 inches
Music Theory for Guitarists, Volume 2, with its accompanying audio practice and backing tracks, follows on from the original book in this series – No Bull Music Theory for Guitarists . It guides you through more essential guitar theory concepts, so that you can expand your music theory knowledge and gain an even greater understanding of the guitar fretboard.
After studying with this book you’ll have the rock-solid music theory foundation that all guitarists need to become better improvisers, play better guitar solos, become improved singer-songwriters or composers, and a more accomplished all-round musician.
This method book ( with supporting tracks ) is perfect for any player, from beginner to advanced, who wants to better understand crucial guitar theory topics like intervals, triad inversions, seventh chords, the circle of fifths, suspended (‘sus’) and ‘add9’ chords, modes and much more – all with the same no-nonsense and straight-talking approach seen in book 1.
With practical examples, so you can play and hear the theory in action, you will understand in hours, music theory topics that confuse players for years.
In Music Theory for Guitarists, Volume 2 you’ll discover:
How to easily and painlessly learn all the notes on your guitar fretboard for instant recall, and in such a way that you’ll never forget them! This simple lesson alone can have a massive impact on your guitar playing skills How to make bland, basic chord progressions sound amazing, using simple ‘stand-in’ or substitute chords How to use ‘sus’ and ‘add9’ chords to embellish your songs and chord sequences, for much slicker textures and sounds – with examples and chord shapes! Compound intervals: learn about 9ths, 11ths, 13ths, #11ths etc. and take the mystery out of those confusing interval, scale, and chord names ‘Seventh chords’: what they are and what to do with them. Understand the theory behind major7th, dominant7th, minor7th, and minor7th( b 5) chords and learn how and when to use them for richer, more colourful sounds in your music The Circle of Fifths: learn to use this amazing visual tool for musicians! Discover how to use the circle of fifths to better understand chord progressions and songs, key signatures, I-IV-V and blues progressions, plus how to use it as an amazing practice tool for more rapid progress and fretboard theory understanding The foundation of modes and mode theory. The topic of modes seems to confuse most guitar players out there! Learn the basics of modes, what modes are, mode names plus how and when to use them. With Music Theory for Guitarists, Volume 2 , you can hopefully avoid all the confusion most players experience when it comes to the baffling topic of modes! Plus lessons on key signatures, the Roman numeral ‘system’ for understanding chord progressions, seventh chord ‘families’ …and much more
Music Theory for Guitarists, Volume 2 also comes with audio content including demonstrations of selected examples from the book, practice ‘drills’, and backing tracks for you to practice and play to.
So grab this book now and continue your journey towards music theory and fretboard mastery on your guitar.
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