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Guitar Lessons - Songwriting - Chromatic Movement Explained
Songwriting - Chromatic Movement Explained
Al Joseph
Level: Beginner
Topic: Theory
Style: Rock
This month we're going to talk about one of my most used songwriting devices. Plainly speaking, when writting music I like to take a common chord progression and spice it up a bit. In this video, I explain how you can take an ordinary chord progression and move the bass in half steps to pull new chords from nowhere. Just by using your ears, you can constru...
Guitar Lessons - Songwriting - Chromatic Movement - Functional Harmony
Songwriting - Chromatic Movement - Functional Harmony
Al Joseph
Level: Beginner
Topic: Theory
Style: Rock
Functional Harmony is simply creating a chord from every note in the key. For instance, you have C major. C-D-E-F-G-A-B. C Major - C-E-G D minor - D-A-F E minor - E-G-B F Major - F-A-C G Major - G-B-D A minor - A-C-E B diminished - B-D-F The point is to be able to hear this automatically. This awareness will help you discern which chord qualities are...
Guitar Lessons - Songwriting - Chromatic Movement - Example 1
Songwriting - Chromatic Movement - Example 1
Al Joseph
Level: Beginner
Topic: Theory
Style: Rock
In Examples 1-3, we have this base chord progession: Dm - Am - C - G - F ---> Dm However, in this Example 3, we'll play the above progression then move our third chord C Major up a half step and finish the progession as closely to the original as possible. Then do the same in the opposite direction... Remember not to over think this. Yes there is theory...
Guitar Lessons - Songwriting - Chromatic Movement - Example 2
Songwriting - Chromatic Movement - Example 2
Al Joseph
Level: Beginner
Topic: Theory
Style: Rock
In Examples 1-3, we have this base chord progession: Dm - Am - C - G - F ---> Dm However, in this Example 3, we'll play the above progression then move our third chord C Major up a half step and finish the progession as closely to the original as possible. Then do the same in the opposite direction... Remember not to over think this. Yes there is theory...
Guitar Lessons - Songwriting - Chromatic Movement - Example 3 & Wrap Up
Songwriting - Chromatic Movement - Example 3 & Wrap Up
Al Joseph
Level: Beginner
Topic: Theory
Style: Rock
In Examples 1-3, we have this base chord progession: Dm - Am - C - G - F ---> Dm However, in this Example 3, we'll play the above progression then move our third chord C Major up a half step and finish the progession as closely to the original as possible. Then do the same in the opposite direction... Remember not to over think this. Yes there is theory...
Guitar Lessons - Pinch Harmonics - Intro & Explanation
Pinch Harmonics - Intro & Explanation
Al Joseph
Level: Intermediate
Topic: Technique
Style: Rock
Here's a little fun technique I use to add a bit of spice to my playing. This technique is essential in adding that modern metal tone to your lines. If you want to sound like Greg Howe, Joe Satriani, and John Petrucci, then pay close attention! I can't stress just how important it is that you practice your pinch harmonics while playing your favorite lines. ...
Guitar Lessons - Pinch Harmonics - Ex.1
Pinch Harmonics - Ex.1
Al Joseph
Level: Intermediate
Topic: Technique
Style: Rock
I can't stress enough how important it is that you practice your pinch harmonics while playing your favorite lines. Practicing techniques within a fun context is essential to effective learning. Things to remember when playing pinch harmonics: 1. Pick through the string using your pick and the flesh of your thumb2. Practice the pinch technique while playin...
Guitar Lessons - Pinch Harmonics - Ex.2
Pinch Harmonics - Ex.2
Al Joseph
Level: Intermediate
Topic: Technique
Style: Rock
Here we have Exercise #2. Things to remember when playing pinch harmonics: 1. Pick through the string using your pick and the flesh of your thumb2. Practice the pinch technique while playing lines
Guitar Lessons - Pinch Harmonics - Ex.3
Pinch Harmonics - Ex.3
Al Joseph
Level: Intermediate
Topic: Technique
Style: Rock
Here we have Exercise #3. Things to remember when playing pinch harmonics: 1. Pick through the string using your pick and the flesh of your thumb2. Practice the pinch technique while playing lines
Guitar Lessons - Pinch Harmonics - Ex.4
Pinch Harmonics - Ex.4
Al Joseph
Level: Intermediate
Topic: Technique
Style: Rock
Here we have Exercise #4. Things to remember when playing pinch harmonics: 1. Pick through the string using your pick and the flesh of your thumb2. Practice the pinch technique while playing lines
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