Lesson: Chromatic Scale Exercises for Guitar

This is from my new book Classical Guitar Technique: Essential Exercises, Scales, and Arpeggios. The 122 page book includes: Practice Routines, Tips, 100 Open String Exercises, 120 Giuliani Arpeggios, Scales, Slur Exercises, Shifts, Finger Independence, Barre, Tremolo, Common Harmonics, and much more.

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This lesson is on chromatic scales and variations and follows the alignment and finger placement exercises for the left hand. Chromatic scales are great practice for putting the one-finger-per-fret hand position into action. Remember to go slowly (at your own speed for your level) and aim for a smooth legato sound. When shifting, keep the thumb behind the 2nd finger and have the arm move the hand up and down the neck without altering your hand position.


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