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Guitar Course 01 - Learn the foundations of guitar - Start Here

 
Learn the foundations of guitar. What are the names of the different parts of the guitar? How do I tune the guitar? How can I start playing songs on the guitar? If you're just starting up, this course is for you! The guitar lessons in this course are an excellent introduction to the guitar. These tutorials will get you playing your favorite songs right away with platinum level instructors Ken Lewis (Kanye West, Ariana Grande, Usher), JJ Boogie (Arrested Development, Eminem), and Matt Teitelman (Kanye West). Music School Online offers individual, on demand guitar tutorials and guitar courses for you to learn how to play the guitar at your own pace, any time, anywhere.
 
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Duration: 00:08:06
Learn the basic parts of the guitar including the body, the strings, the frets, and more. Ken Lewis (Kanye West, Ariana Grande, Usher) teaches you each piece and explains basic playing techniques for brand new players.This guitar lesson is part of the guitar toolkit for the beginner level guitar player and is just one of many available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play guitar at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:19:05
Learn how to tune your guitar. Ken Lewis (Kanye West, Ariana Grande, Usher) teaches you five different ways to tune the guitar including using a clip-on tuner, tuning by ear, using a tuner app (application), tuning to a piano, and relative tuning. These techniques are designed to get you playing in tune quickly.This guitar lesson is part of the guitar toolkit for the beginner level guitar player and is just one of many available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play guitar at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.  
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:15:53
Learn to play your first notes on the guitar. JJ Boogie (Arrested Development, Eminem) shows you how to play some basic notes and rhythmic patterns to allow you to play basic melodies. This guitar lesson is part of the guitar toolkit for the beginner level guitar player and is just one of many available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and a few classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play guitar at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:18:31
Learn to play your first chords on the guitar. JJ Boogie (Arrested Development, Eminem) continues your introduction to the guitar by teaching you how to play basic guitar chords and offers playing techniques. This guitar lesson is part of the guitar toolkit for the beginner level guitar player and is just one of many available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and a few classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play guitar at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:02:08
Learn the fundamentals of rhythmic counting from globe-trotting percussionist, Matt Teitelman (Kanye West), starting with what is the beat. In this music theory lesson, Matt will introduce the concept of "The Beat" which is essential to the way that rhythm is understood in music. This lesson is just one of many music theory tutorials exploring the study of the language of music. Music School Online (MSO) presents 66 very comprehensive video tutorials to learn pitch, rhythm, melody, harmony, notation, chords, inversions, scales and so much more that will unlock the secrets to communicating with other musicians. You do not need to know music theory to be a musician, but you will gain a deeper understanding of how and why music works, which will give you more power to create your own music. Learn music theory at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:12:38
Learn to play the song "Royals" by Lorde Part 1 on the guitar. Ken Lewis (Kanye West, Ariana Grande, Usher) teaches you how to play this smash hit on the guitar with three simple open chords. This on demand video tutorial is for the beginner level guitar player. This is part 1 of 2. Be sure to check out the second part once you have mastered this lesson.Please view our other guitar lessons here at Music School Online. Learn to play the guitar at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.  
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:06:58
Learn the fundamentals of rhythmic counting from globe-trotting percussionist, Matt Teitelman (Kanye West). In this music theory lesson, Matt discusses what are quarter, half, and whole notes and how to utilize these to find the beat. He teaches you how to recognize, count, and write quarter notes, half notes, and whole notes, the building blocks of rhythm.  This lesson is just one of many music theory tutorials exploring the study of the language of music. Music School Online (MSO) presents 66 very comprehensive video tutorials to learn pitch, rhythm, melody, harmony, notation, chords, inversions, scales and so much more that will unlock the secrets to communicating with other musicians. You do not need to know music theory to be a musician, but you will gain a deeper understanding of how and why music works, which will give you more power to create your own music. Learn music theory at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:10:28
Ken Lewis (Kanye West, Ariana Grande, Usher) continues teaching you the song "Royals" by Lorde at an advanced level. This is part 2 of 2. In this guitar lesson, Ken focuses on teaching you various strumming patterns that can be used to play this song, but you can experiment using these patterns in other songs as well. Be sure to check out part 1 to learn the guitar chords first.This video tutorial is just one of many available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play guitar at your own pace whenever and wherever you want. 
 
 
 
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