What is the difference between good and bad technique, and how can some slight adjustments help avoid injury? Guitar expert Max Chiossi explains.
You can do ear training for the guitar and ear training on the guitar. Find out how to train your ear to improvise solos, play chords by ear, and perfect your own guitar sound.
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Intervals are a great way to develop your sense of relative pitch, which allows you to improvise freely, play songs by ear and write your own music. Guitar players can practice interval recognition in a way that best suits the guitar. Find out more in “Learning to Recognize Intervals for Guitarists”.
Whatever you play on your guitar, you want to make sure your sound is just right. This comes down to your instrument, your amp, your playing technique, the equipment settings you apply and the audio effects you use. Learn what to listen for in the “Introduction to Guitar Tone”.
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Inside Musical U you’ll find a set of ear training modules for guitar which help with three major areas: Playing Chords By Ear, Improvising and Rhythm.
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