Read and Say. Then Sing and Play

The Fretboard - The Guitar Edition

fretboard - flip
 

I believe the fretboard is the best, and only, place to start learning the guitar. Knowing the names of the notes on the fretboard will build a path that will take you to your full potential.

Without full knowledge of the fretboard a guitarist can read music but can't play it, nor is it possible to improvise using a whole range of different keys.

Watch your favourite guitarist, if you see four fingers flying across the fretboard they had a good teacher. Only using three fingers? Think what they could have achieved.

 

Whatever your skill level, experienced guitar player or beginner, all guitarists need to know and use the fretboard.
 

View the Fretboard Demo

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Tablet

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Screenshots below taken from the Full version.


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Pages are turned using the arrows on the Left (back) and Right (forward)

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Throughout The Music Reader's Toolbox™ series I stress the need to work with a teacher.

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Every note, on every string, sharps first then flats is explored, including the correct fingering.

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Octaves and tuning the guitar with an electronic tuner and by ear are featured.

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Why no E sharp? Why no B sharp? Where's C flat or F flat? The answers are here.

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The versatility of the fretboard highlights the unhelpfulness of TAB.



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