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how to transpose music
Oct 04

How to Transpose Music: 4 Easy Steps to Follow

By Monica | Guitar Techniques , News

Musical aficionados already know a thing or two about transposing. But for those who are still new to this concept, I will be guiding you. In simple terms, the act of the changing the key of any musical piece is technically called as transposing. And learning how to transpose music is quite necessary, especially if you want to improve the quality of your crafts.

In any given circumstances, a particular major key is transposable to another major key. The same thing applies to minor keys. Of course, you can transpose a major to minor key or vice versa. But it would involve a lot of elements that it goes beyond the simple art of transposing.

Some people would want to avoid transposition. Let me tell you that it is not prohibited at all. However, you can always reap benefits if you study transposing. If you are aiming to be a top-tier arranger or composer , this particular skill is very imperative.

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5 string banjo tuning
Aug 28

5 String Banjo Tuning: How It Is Done Properly

By Monica | News

It is not an open secret that tuning a 5-string banjo is a difficult thing. In fact, keeping this instrument in constant tune is quite a challenge, especially to amateur players. The kind of sound that an out-of-tune banjo produces is more awry than conventional stringed instrument like the guitar. Therefore, if you want to learn the appropriate method for 5 string banjo tuning, read this tutorial religiously.

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what is a dreadnought guitar
Aug 14

What Is A Dreadnought Guitar (And Other Things You Need To Know)

By Monica | News

If you have been into guitar lately, you might have realized that it has different variants. Most of the time, the variations are commonly found on acoustic guitars. For example, we have the classical instruments and the Flamenco. Moreover, you might have at least hear the term dreadnought while you are casually browsing on your local guitar stores.

What is a dreadnought guitar? It is a question that can baffle even those that have been playing the guitar for quite a time already. You wouldn't encounter this terminology unless you immersed yourself in the world of guitars. Fortunately, it is not a difficult thing to understand. In fact, this guitar jargon is actually a basic concept that every player should know.

In this article, we will elaborate the meaning of a dreadnought. Trust us. It is not as dreary as what you think.

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Beginner Mistakes Make Playing Guitar Way Harder
Aug 12

The 5 Beginner Mistakes That Make Playing Guitar Way Harder

By Glen Parry | News

We’ve all been there. Learning a new instrument only to discover we’ve made a few mistakes that could’ve made our lives much easier. Some of these mistakes will be bad habits that we’ve naturally picked up, whereas others can simply be avoided with the right gear.

I’m going to discuss the top five of these mistakes so you can skip the learning curve and head straight to guitar mastery. Let’s get started.

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Tips Help You Learn Guitar Faster
Jul 25

5 Tips Help You Learn Guitar Faster

By Monica | News

The guitar is a versatile musical instrument. It can deliver different effects, from driving strumming to complicated fingerpicking. It is important that a guitarist have some knowledge on chords to do this. There are hundreds of chords. Good thing some are more vital than others. The following 5 tips will help you learn guitar faster and under your fingers in no time.

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