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Updated on September 19, 2014

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Learn to Play Classical Guitar

The Classical Guitar is one of the oldest instruments, it developed from the stringed instruments of Africa and Arabia, gradually being refined and improved to its current form by the great Spanish guitarists of the 19th Century. Most notable among these are Torres (Player and Luthier) and Jose Ramirez III (Luthier).

The instrument is stringed from bass E to high E, the strings being E, A, D, G , B and E as seen from left to right on the image. You thread the strings through the bridge and wrap the bottom end under the string then under and over it for 3 turns, the final 1 inch to 1.5 inches is pulled tight and laid along the bottom of the bridge. The next string is inserted through the bridge and its end is wrapped over the loose end of the previous string in order to hold it in place. The top end is passed over the nut and pushed through the hole in the machine head, loop the end around the string and tighten the machine head, use the string to overlap the loose end as you wind, the skill is in not over tightening initially. The string should need a further 3 or 4 full turns to tighten, Once tightened the loose end is always cut off on Classical Guitars, for appearances sake. You string from base E to top E and always replace all strings at once, if one is broken, this is due to the brightness of the string changing with wear and time. The tone of the instrument will not be balanced if you do not change all strings together. You should have fun learning to play your classical guitar

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Playing Classical Guitar

If you are not sure which instrument is best for you, I suggest that all guitarists should begin with a Classical Guitar. If you can Play Classical Guitar you can play any guitar!

The Classical Guitar is ergonomic to play, if sat correctly on a square backed chair, and using a footstool for the left foot. The left arm and hand are totally free to move up and down the instruments neck. The Classical position is easy on the body, but like any other repetitive task you should get up and move around periodically, to avoid cramping and repetitive stress injuries.

In order to play Classical Guitar you will need a guitar, a case, a footstool, spare strings, an instruction book, music, a tuner, a metronome, a guitar stand and a music stand. I would advise you to find a good instructor, but you could also learn on-line, there are many free lessons on You Tube, and both sheet music and tabs can also be found on the web often very cheap or free. If you get music for free it should be in the public domain, the exact timing of this depends on the copyright laws in your country.

For the entertainment of those who have read this far I have included a video of Per-Olov Kindgren playing Led Zeppelin's Stairway to Heaven on the Classical Guitar. Beautiful! If you are interested in the correct playing position I suggest watching videos of great guitarists such as John Williams, Andres Segovia and/or Julian Bream.

I was lucky enough to get sat so close to John Williams as a schoolboy at a concert in St Albans Abbey, that I could reach out and touch him. He was the one that got me started!

Stairway to Heaven





Buying a Classical Guitar

Selecting the right Classical Guitar is important, it has to sound right and it has to feel right, and a lot of this is personal preference. If you have friends or parents that play then getting advice is easy, you should ask them to allow you to feel and practice a few notes on theirs. If this is not an option for you, find a good music shop in your nearest city, town or village go in and ask to try some of the instruments, and try to get the feel of them. The store will usually have staff members that can play, if you are not accomplished enough, or are too embarrassed. Once you have got an idea about the instrument that you think suits you then make a note of the make and model and check with other musicians you know to see what they think of them from experience. You could always leave me a note in the comments section if you would like my opinion.

Many of the instruments that I have listed below are good quality, but fairly inexpensive models that are currently being offered at reasonable prices by Amazon, or for auction on eBay, so it is a good idea to bookmark this page.

In some music stores the instruments are handled and played by many people before they are sold. The advantage of buying them here is that the instrument you get will be new and unused, it will be delivered direct to your home, plus it is also backed by Amazon's warranty so you can return it if you are not satisfied.

Comparison Of CG40 to CG111C Yamaha Guitars

Comparison of the sounds of a CG40 and a CG111C This clearly shows the difference between a good low priced Classical Guitar and a better (mid range) Classical Guitar. The sound and timbre of the music improves with the better wood and material. Could you tell? Like most things you get what you pay for. The CG40 is still an excellent first choice for the young guitarist, and had you not heard them back to back its tone would be perfectly acceptable.

If you really want better tone then the more expensive the guitar, in general, the better the tone will be. Yamaha guitars are excellent, as their quality control is second to none. The elite guitarists still prefer handmade instruments from top quality luthiers, but these guitars are variable, and are to be advised only if you have a really good ear, and are wanting a guitar built to suit your style of playing. I would not advise any guitarist to go this route until they have mastered the instrument, and/or if the money is no object to them.

Beginner to Intermediate Classical Guitars from Amazon

This is a selection of good and very reasonably priced Classical Guitars from Amazon, the 1/2 size is for children from 4 to 8 and the 3/4 from 8 to 12 (approx) anyone else should use a full size Classical Guitar. This selection is aimed at the beginner and those on a limited budget. The next section is guitars for the more serious and gifted players.

Children's Classical Guitars

It is better for children to be given real instruments to play rather than toy ones that do not make music. Children are intelligent and will know the difference. The toy which often costs as much or more will quickly get discarded when the child finds it can not make real music.

If you give a child the gift of a real small instrument they may amaze you like the brothers Gibb who started young and became the Bee Gees!

Amigo AM15 Nylon String Acoustic Guitar
Amigo AM15 Nylon String Acoustic Guitar

The Amigo is a real cut down guitar to allow children to learn to play on an instrument suited to their small hands and arms.

 

Half Size Guitars

The smaller guitars come as either 1/2 size or 3/4 size. The 1/2 is suitable for children as young as 5 and the 3/4 for around 8 or 9 some will prefer this size even as adults. Note the size does not matter they are real instruments, but they do require strings of the correct size.

Hohner HC02P 1/2 Sized Classical Guitar Package
Hohner HC02P 1/2 Sized Classical Guitar Package

The Hohner is a children's guitar that is 1/2 of the size of a full size and some petite people even find these easier to play than a full size as adults.

 

Left Handed Guitars

Left Handers would find the strings to be in the reverse sequence once they turn it around to play what for them is the more normal stance. Many learn to play right handed, but there are instruments designed to be strung left handed.

The bridge height often needs to be adjusted as well as the order of stringing, and the nuts are usually made wider for the Bass strings than the Treble so if a guitar is re-strung then these would need to be reversed too.

Stagg C546LH 4/4-Size Nylon String Left-Handed Classical Guitar - Natural
Stagg C546LH 4/4-Size Nylon String Left-Handed Classical Guitar - Natural

The Stagg is a Left handed model that will save having to re-string a right handed model to suit the left handed player. Since it was designed this way you will not have to worry about whether the bridge can be reversed or not, which can be an issue with some models of other makes of guitar.

 

Intermediate to Advanced Guitars from Amazon

Better guitars are made with stiffer sides and backs, this entails the use of harder woods which reflects more of the sound back towards the sound hole at the front. The face board should be made of a softer more bendy wood as this is going to act like the cone in a loudspeaker and pass the sound out to your audience in front of you. The finer quality instruments are made of more expensive harder woods typically mahogany, rosewood, ebony for the fretboard etc. The face board is usually softer spruce and cedar are common. You should be looking for solid wood and fine quality craftsmanship, in this regard it is hard to beat Yamaha who have become very skilled in making quality instruments..

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Classical Instruments most often use Spruce for the front, however the Ramirez firm started using Cedar and this has fast become a popular alternative. The Cedar develops its maturity faster than Spruce which takes longer to mellow. Many players use both choosing the sound they feel best suits the feel of the music.

Yamaha CG201S Full Size Classical Acoustic Guitar
Yamaha CG201S Full Size Classical Acoustic Guitar

This model is Yamaha's 201 with a spruce front, the spruce will gradually yellow/darken up and may end as almost orange, this is a feature of the wood and adds to its beauty. A really good value guitar for the money.

 

Yamaha 151S Guitar

Yamaha labels the same model guitars with a number in this case 151S so the guitar will have a spruce top if you want a Cedar top look for the 151C once on Amazon.

Yamaha CG151S Classical Acoustic Spruce Guitar with Natural Finish
Yamaha CG151S Classical Acoustic Spruce Guitar with Natural Finish

This is the identical guitar to the CG151C only this time it has a Spruce top rather than Cedar, the choice is a matter of personal preference, and this is a really great sounding guitar.

 

Acoustic Electric With Cutaway

This guitar is a Classical Guitar with cutaway by Yamaha it has a cutaway to allow a higher left hand position (musically speaking). It also has a pickup and can be amplified.

Yamaha CGX171CCA - Acoustic/Electric Cutaway Nylon String Classical Guitar
Yamaha CGX171CCA - Acoustic/Electric Cutaway Nylon String Classical Guitar

For those musicians that prefer an electric instrument Yamaha make this fine cutaway Classical Guitar this is ideal for the solo performer or those guitarists that play in an ensemble where the guitars natural voicing will not be sufficient.

 

Professional Standard Classical Guitars From Amazon

There are certain guitar makers, Ramirez is one of the best, that have standards above and beyond the norm. I have selected a few of the top models for the truly professional players out there.

The Famous Ramirez 4NE

This model guitar was introduced by Jose Ramirez III who was considered to be one of the best luthiers ever.

Ramirez 4NE Classical Guitar
Ramirez 4NE Classical Guitar

This is the guitar that was designed by Jose Ramirez IV who first used the asymmetrical fan for the top face. It is their best selling model.

 

The Collectible Anniversary Series By Ramirez

The 125 anos is becoming scarce it celebrated 125 years of Ramirez guitar building and was offered at a great price as a limited 125 only release. New ones are hard to get now. If it is not available you may be able to find one on eBay.

Ramirez 125 Anos Classical Guitar, CD/IN
Ramirez 125 Anos Classical Guitar, CD/IN

The 125 anniversary guitar is based on the 4E design of Jose Ramirez IV and is much better value for the purchaser.

 

The Ramirez 2NE

Another great Ramirez model for the discerning player. The 2NE is always available if production is up to demand!

Ramirez 2NE Classical Guitar
Ramirez 2NE Classical Guitar

Ramirez make many of today's top Classical Guitars and this is one of their great value models.

 

Ramirez Cutaway Guitar

This is a Ramirez made with a cutaway that lets the player reach the higher frets on the treble strings. Some argue that these instruments lose tone as a result. They usually come with pre-amplifiers so they can be played plugged in as a consequence.

Ramirez 4NCWE Acoustic Electric Classical Guitar
Ramirez 4NCWE Acoustic Electric Classical Guitar

For those who want to have the added feature of a built in preamplifier ready for the professional performer.

 

The Ramirez George Harrison

So impressed was he with Ramirez guitars George Harrison commissioned one. You can but an identical one to his (same materials) from Ramirez here.

Ramirez George Harrison Classical Guitar
Ramirez George Harrison Classical Guitar

Ramirez had such a Global reputation for excellence that George Harrison commissioned a guitar from them. You too can have the same model.

 

Great Bargains on Guitars and equipment from eBay

It is possible to get the guitar you really want at a great price from eBay, of course there is a higher risk it may not be perfect, but many minor blemishes can be easily fixed and you can get much more for the money.

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    Stephen J Parkin 3 years ago from Pine Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada

    @poemsthatdance: There is usually a bookmark or favourites tab in your browser, if you click that you can then add the lens to your list. I took my guitar with me to Saudi Arabia when I worked there for 7 years. I used a hard case and never had any issues with it in travelling. I may have been lucky! Did you see the video on United wrecks guitars? I agree about the feelings you have for your instrument no other feels quite the same does it?

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    Maria Grujicic 3 years ago from Darwin, Australia

    Nice post- I will definitely come again! I'll need to learn how to bookmark your lens. I learned the guitar in Spain and foolishly left my Spanish guitar in Europe. I could have lugged it along with me back to Australia but I was worried the airline would refuse it and I'd lose it. So I left it with family. Since then I haven't played the guitar in the way I used to. I have an old adopted one but it's not the same. This is why choosing the right guitar is important because if you're like me, you'd fall in love with it and there will be no other guitar that would take its place.

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    Stephen J Parkin 4 years ago from Pine Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada

    @anonymous: It is never too late to learn I started again at over 40! The thing is to find a method that suits you. I found getting a reliable tutor that I could always reach was impossible due to my life style. If you visit my main site http://www.classicalguitartdh.com you will see that there are many on-line or DVD based teaching methods that now let you learn at your own pace.

    Good luck and I hope to hear that you are playing again real soon!

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    anonymous 4 years ago

    I would like to learn the guitar someday, i have one but i gave up learning it myself

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    Stephen J Parkin 4 years ago from Pine Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada

    @happy-birthday: Then buy yourself a guitar, a metronome, a chair a music stand, a tuner and a couple of beginner books and give it a go. Either find a local tutor or subscribe to an on-line course I offer some on my blog. Play Classical Guitar which is linked to in several places here.

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    Birthday Wishes 4 years ago from Here

    Very nice lens! I would love to learn how to play a classical guitar. Thanks a lot for sharing!

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    Stephen J Parkin 4 years ago from Pine Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada

    @SavioC: Savio,

    Thank you for your comments. I find the time spent playing and practising definitely helps me to meditate, and if that brings you closer to God that is great!

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    SavioC 4 years ago

    Hi. I am just learning the guitar solely to play Gospel music . Everyday I dedicate 45 mins and that's the time I feel so relaxed. Liked the way you have put up this lens. Thank you for your sharing.

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    Stephen J Parkin 4 years ago from Pine Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada

    @ConvenientCalendar: Thank you, I am trying to have a little something for every classical guitarist here.

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    ConvenientCalendar 4 years ago

    I am a big fan of the classic guitar! Great lens!

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    Stephen J Parkin 5 years ago from Pine Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada

    @Funkysi: That is a like I really appreciate form another Classical Guitarist.

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    Stephen J Parkin 5 years ago from Pine Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada

    @Sean1987: Thank you Sean

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    Stephen J Parkin 5 years ago from Pine Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada

    @Willz_Zone: Thank you, but please do not add links to other people's lenses.

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    Stephen J Parkin 5 years ago from Pine Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada

    @choosehappy: Well it is never too late to start!

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    Funkysi 5 years ago

    I like to play my classic guitar. Great lens.

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    Sean Gagne 5 years ago from Tampa Bay Area

    this is a very well written lens.

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    Willz_Zone 5 years ago

    Wow that's a great lense...

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    Vikki 5 years ago from US

    I play a few instruments, but I never really picked up the guitar. Wish I had!

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    Stephen J Parkin 5 years ago from Pine Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada

    @zacrew7: Thank you Zacrew7. I certainly try to hope that my lenses help people too.

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    zacrew7 5 years ago

    Very cool! This is one of the best lenses I have seen, I don't mean to be dramatic, but you are probably one of the best writers too.. very nice, and please don't stop. I plan to see more from you

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    jintovarghese 5 years ago

    thanks for providing this great information...pretty cool lense...

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    Stephen J Parkin 5 years ago from Pine Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada

    @KimGiancaterino: That makes two of us, I always have mine available, but I do not do the hours to achieve the 100,000 hours required to be a Master Musician. It is funny but those figures hold true for mastering any really hard task, horse riding, music, ballet etc. etc. Even Clapton started 5 hours a day at the age of 5 those hours give you the edge alright! Probably why there are so few real Masters!

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    KimGiancaterino 5 years ago

    My guitar is in the living room, but I have not had much time to play it lately.

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    Stephen J Parkin 5 years ago from Pine Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada

    @JaShinYa LM: Check out the videos of Srgovia on You Tube he had stubby fingers too, but it did not stop him from being an all time Great Player!

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    JaShinYa LM 5 years ago

    I'd love to learn to play! Unfortunately my fingers are a bit stubby. :/

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    Stephen J Parkin 5 years ago from Pine Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada

    @anonymous: I am glad you liked it keep on playing it is a great hobby!

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    anonymous 5 years ago

    Thanks for the article, I love playing the guitar.

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    Stephen J Parkin 5 years ago from Pine Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada

    @Howcanigetagirl: It is relaxing or exciting depending on who is playing and the actual piece. It is the most versatile style and can and is adapted to play anything.

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    Stephen J Parkin 5 years ago from Pine Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada

    @nifwlseirff: When it is played well it is by far the most versatile style. Did you watch Peo Kindren play Stairway to Heaven?

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    Stephen J Parkin 5 years ago from Pine Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada

    @getmoreinfo: If you really mean that the sooner you start the better as it takes a lot of practice to become good. Think of the 100,000 hour rule. Apparently any really complex task is not fully mastered until you have been at it for around 100,000 hours (so it takes years, literally) Clapton would play for 5 or 6 hours a day as a kid. Remember too it has to be meaningful practice, aimed at improvement not just standing still.

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    Stephen J Parkin 5 years ago from Pine Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada

    @anonymous: I do not know what type of guitar your husband has but the action (height of the strings above the frets and type of string make a big difference. Steel strings are thinner and also strung tighter than nylon. This means that it requires more pressure on the strings to fret them correctly on a steel string guitar, therefore a Classical which is strung with gut, nylon or carbon fibre strings is easier to fret correctly and a much better bet for the beginner guitarist.

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    Howcanigetagirl 5 years ago

    I absolutely love classical guitar.... in fact I love most guitar music but classical is just so relaxing.

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    nifwlseirff 5 years ago

    I think classical guitar is my favourite style of music for guitars - a great lens, thank you!

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    getmoreinfo 5 years ago

    I would love to Play Classical Guitar one day.

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    anonymous 5 years ago

    I tried playing my husband's guitar once, my fingers pained.

    But I love classical music and feel one should learn at least one instrument.

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    Stephen J Parkin 5 years ago from Pine Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada

    @AdityaAgarwal: It is not as hard as some people think. You all ready know the spacing of a major scale from doh reh me fah lah soh tea doh, which you probably learned as a child. Tone, tone, semi-tone, tone, tone, tone, semi-tone. Add the notes a, b, c, d, e, f, g and back to a.

    Buying a guitar and a good music tutor is a great way to start. You can also now take lessons on-line, which has the advantage that you can repeat them as often as you like for no additional cost and they are available in just about any style. Check them out here or on my other lens Learning to Play the Guitar.

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    AdityaAgarwal 5 years ago

    i think i need to learn more about music

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    Stephen J Parkin 5 years ago from Pine Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada

    @rawwwwwws lm: Thank you!

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    rawwwwwws lm 5 years ago

    Great lens!

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    Stephen J Parkin 5 years ago from Pine Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada

    @cbjones: It really is worthwhile so do it!

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    cbjones 5 years ago

    I know my grandfather still has his classical guitar. I'm gonna make it a point to try and get him to find it. I'd love to try and learn to play.

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    autoturgus lm 5 years ago

    @Dressage Husband: Then i have plenty of time to start :D

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    Stephen J Parkin 5 years ago from Pine Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada

    @jackhop: It is never too late to start again I did when over 40!

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    Stephen J Parkin 5 years ago from Pine Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada

    @rahuls66: I hope you act on it and start to play it is great relaxation and entertainment for family and friends.

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    jackhop 5 years ago

    Great read, thanks. I tried learning guitar when I was a kid but stupidly gave up.

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    rahuls66 5 years ago

    Nice informative lens! I hardly know anything on playing the guita but this lens had me all hooked up!

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    Stephen J Parkin 5 years ago from Pine Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada

    @JadeHandmade: Thank you.

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    JadeHandmade 5 years ago

    Great comprehensive lens!

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    Stephen J Parkin 5 years ago from Pine Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada

    @FallenAngel 483: Learning to read music is the best start for any instrumentalist, I had my first guitar and learned as I went along, but there are many other successful methods. This is because there are patterns for your finger movements of the left hand due to the tone, tone, tone, semi tone, tone, tone, semi tone gaps that constitute the major scales.

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    FallenAngel 483 5 years ago

    Lots of good info here. The first thing I ever learned was how to read music before I ever picked up a guitar. I enjoyed reading this lens and I learned a couple of things too.

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    Stephen J Parkin 5 years ago from Pine Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada

    @EbooksFreeWeekl1: I agree the true professionals are awesome. I saw John Williams as a kid and was hooked by the sound and his technique.

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    Stephen J Parkin 5 years ago from Pine Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada

    @sheilamarie78: It is the portability and versatility of the sounds that it can produce that have made it the instrument of choice for most bands, be they country, blues, pop, rap, or jazz, such is the versatility of the guitar.

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    Stephen J Parkin 5 years ago from Pine Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada

    @KandDMarketing: I find that if you were classically trained it is easier to pick up on other styles, because there are reasons for why the classical method evolves,usually the classical approach is easier on the body ergonomically.

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    Stephen J Parkin 5 years ago from Pine Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada

    @rindawaty: Thank you!

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    Stephen J Parkin 5 years ago from Pine Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada

    @AlexanderTurner: If you remember to bookmark the lens and return here to get it!

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    EbooksFreeWeekl1 5 years ago

    Very nice information. Thanks for sharing. Guitars are my favorite instrument...especially when I hear the professionals play :)

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    sheilamarie78 5 years ago

    The guitar is really a wonderful and portable instrument. My sons play. Nice lens!

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    KandDMarketing 5 years ago

    Great lens. while not a classical guitarist, I am a guitar player and have been classically trained on other stringed and brass instruments. I do tend to use more classical sounding riffs in my playing, as they just seem to flow more easily though my mind.

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    rindawaty 5 years ago

    Nice lens.

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    AlexanderTurner 5 years ago

    Very good and informative lens! Makes me want to learn how to play guitar again!

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    Stephen J Parkin 5 years ago from Pine Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada

    @Susanti_phan: Thank you for the like and comment, please note however that adding a link to your site is not considered good form. I have approved it this time but you should ask first or just get links from people who really appreciate your good and original work.

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    Susanti_phan 5 years ago

    It's really awesome and I like your lens.. About guitars, I also have some products review here, hope you enjoy and thanks for sharing: Mighty Mite

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    Stephen J Parkin 5 years ago from Pine Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada

    @LivingLikeCrazy: I hope you found this lens helpful and that everything you might need is listed here?

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    LivingLikeCrazy 5 years ago

    Thank you! I play acoustic guitar, banjo and viola to varying degrees of skill but am now ready to start learning the classical guitar.

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    Stephen J Parkin 5 years ago from Pine Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada

    @athrunzala: Thank you for dropping by!

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    Stephen J Parkin 5 years ago from Pine Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada

    @Ardyn25: Thank you for visiting and the comment!

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    athrunzala 5 years ago

    nice Guitar lessons!

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    Ardyn25 5 years ago

    This is a great lens, I've always wanted to learn guitar. Thanks for stopping by my lens!

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    Stephen J Parkin 5 years ago from Pine Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada

    @JoshK47: Thanks for the comment Josh!

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    JoshK47 5 years ago

    Great stuff! Thanks for sharing!

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    Stephen J Parkin 5 years ago from Pine Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada

    @GabrielaFargasch: Thank you Gabriela it is very good stress reducing activity and even helps others relax too, once we master the essentials of rhythm and dexterity in both hands. The range of tones and moods we can create is almost inexhaustible. I find that the way we play even gives away our mood!

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    GabrielaFargasch 5 years ago

    My husband has been teaching himself how to play the guitar for about 2 years now and he is doing awesome! Great lens! :)

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    Stephen J Parkin 5 years ago from Pine Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada

    @WriterJanis2: Sounds like you have my problem, too many other things occupying your time? It is still a great way to relax and unwind, like horse back riding it is hard to think of anything else in the moment, and (hopefully) it can give great pleasure to others.

    My dogs always sit up and listen whenever I get my guitar out, it makes us all smile!

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    WriterJanis2 5 years ago

    I really should start playing again.

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    Stephen J Parkin 5 years ago from Pine Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada

    @SMW1962 LM: My pleasure,

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    Stephen J Parkin 5 years ago from Pine Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada

    @Richardryder: You are most welcome!

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    Stephen J Parkin 5 years ago from Pine Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada

    @Yourpersonalcon: Thank you for the kind comment!

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    SMW1962 LM 5 years ago

    Wonderful Lens! Thanks!

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    Risteard O'Marcahain 5 years ago from Wales

    Thank you for this lens

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    Yourpersonalcon 6 years ago

    Lovely lens - great inspiration

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    Stephen J Parkin 7 years ago from Pine Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada

    @kkiosis: Thanks I hope that people always find it helpful.

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    kkiosis 7 years ago

    there's nothing i like more than a nice classical guitar...

    nylon just feels so much better than steel - always.

    nice page.

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    Stephen J Parkin 7 years ago from Pine Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada

    @norma-holt: Thank you, I have checked out your lenses and they are all well presented, helpful and informative, well worth a visit!

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    norma-holt 7 years ago

    This is a very informative and helpful lens for anyone interested in learning this instrument. You have covered it well and the presentation is good. Top marks,

    Norma

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    Stephen J Parkin 8 years ago from Pine Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada

    Your Link does not work but I found you on Squidoo and your lens is great for any none Classical Guitarist

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    Music_junky 8 years ago

    Hey,

    Nice Lens, classical guitar is great! Loved your suggestions on buying one, having friends and family who know really does help.

    Check out my lens Master of Guitar let me know what you think.

    Thanks

    Music Junky