How to play the acoustic guitar (beginners)
Learning to play the guitar
Most of us loves music and so the instruments. Every person has its own preference on what instrument he would like to learn to play, but I suggest, you must first learn to play the guitar. Learning to play the guitar takes a lot of effort and patience. When I was still learning to play, my fingers are all hurting just doing the chords, I can't even make the strings to sound, but then, I gave it a lot of effort and patience, I practice almost everyday, and what do you know, I learned it in the end.
Now for the beginners, I know you already know what an acoustic guitar looks like. It has six strings varying in thickness. The uppermost string or the thickest string is called the lower E string, the second is the A string, the third is D, fourth is G, fifth is B and the thinest is the higher E.
If your new to guitar, you should learn first how to play the simpliest of the chords, this include the chords A, D, G, E and C. You can find a chord chart at any bookstores in your area. (see my chord pictures for your reference.)
Chord names references...
- chords are named according to letters going from A to G
- an 'm' after a letter means that the chord is a minor chord
- a '7' after the letter means that the chord is a dominant chord
- a letter without 'm' or '7' means that the chord is a major chord
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