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Learn more guitar chords and music theory

 
Learn more guitar chords and music theory in this course with guitar teachers Ken Lewis (Kanye West, Ariana Grande, Usher), JJ Boogie (Arrested Development, Eminem), and theory teacher Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston). This guitar course picks up where the Basic Chords & Picking course leaves off. These tutorials will introduce you to more common playing techniques including power chords and bar chords, and several song lessons that showcase how these techniques can be used in a musical context. Also introduced in this course are the theory lessons presenting essential elements of music theory which will become more helpful as you develop your guitar skills. Music School Online offers individual, on demand guitar lessons and guitar courses for you to learn how to play the guitar at your own pace, any time, anywhere.
 
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Intermediate
 
 

 
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Duration: 00:04:45
Learn 2 different major scale picking exercises on the guitar. Ken Lewis (Kanye West, Ariana Grande, Usher) teaches you a two octave exercise up and down the guitar neck utilizing alternate picking and then he demonstrates a more difficult interval exercise, still playing the scale, but skipping some of the notes. These exercises are designed to increase your familiarity with the major scales, as well as, improve your speed, dexterity, muscle memory and alternate picking technique. This guitar lesson is part 2 of 2 in 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: 00:12:45
Learn the basics of music theory starting with the treble clef. Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) explains what the lines and spaces of the treble clef are, how to find the notes on the staff, and how this corresponds to the piano keyboard. Music Theory is 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. Utilize these music theory tutorials as a reference guide or an all encompassing education. We include supplemental drills, quizzes, and other reference material to enhance your learning experience. 
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:09:53
In this guitar video tutorial, Ken Lewis (Kanye West, Ariana Grande, Usher) teaches you how to play power chords on one of his favorite songs by one of his favorite bands, "Smells Like Teen Spirit" by Nirvana. Ken explains what power chords are and how to play them and then teaches the song.This guitar lesson 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 the guitar at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:10:00
Learn the basics of music theory continuing with the bass clef. Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) explains what the bass clef is, what the acronyms for the lines and spaces are, and how this correlates to the piano keyboard. Music School Online (MSO) presents 66 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. Utilize these music theory tutorials as a reference guide or an all encompassing education. Learn music theory at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.  
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:11:56
Learn how to create and play basic major and minor bar chords. Ken Lewis (Kanye West, Ariana Grande, Usher) teaches you the theory and the technique to forming these bar chords. Be sure to learn open chords first before tackling these more difficult chords.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: 00:07:42
Learn to play the song "Don't" by Ed Sheeran on guitar. In this guitar tutorial, JJ Boogie (Arrested Development, Eminem) teaches you how to play this song using partial chords and offers alternative playing techniques. This is an intermediate level guitar lesson.Be sure to check out our other on demand video tutorials for all levels here 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 the guitar at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:16:23
Learn the basics of music theory continuing with the grand staff. Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) explains that the grand staff is a combination or a merger of the treble clef, or G clef, and the bass clef, or the F clef. He demonstrates how to connect them and explains the role of the brace and ledger lines. Music School Online (MSO) presents 66 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. Utilize these music theory tutorials as a reference guide or an all encompassing education. Learn music theory at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.  
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:08:28
JJ Boogie (Arrested Development, Eminem) teaches you how to play the rhythm guitar part on "Wagon Wheel" by Darius Rucker. JJ shows you how to play this part which basically loops throughout the song. JJ uses a capo, but also demonstrates how to play without one and he teaches you the strumming pattern used in the song.Be sure to check out the other Wagon Wheel guitar lesson on the lead guitar part and the other on demand video tutorials for all levels here at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn to play the guitar at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.
 
 
 
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