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Lesson: A Major Scales for Classical Guitar

A Major Scales for Classical Guitar from my ebook (see info below). In this lesson I run through some common open and closed patterns for A Major which are great for technique or to just build a foundation, and then I go over closed…

Lesson: D Major Scales for Classical Guitar

D Major Scales for Classical Guitar from my ebook (see info below). In this lesson I run through some common open and closed patterns for D Major which are great for technique or to just build a foundation, and then I go over closed…

Lesson: G Major Scales for Classical Guitar

G Major Scales for Classical Guitar from my ebook (see info below). In this lesson I run through some common open and closed patterns for G Major which are great for technique or to just build a foundation, and then I go over closed…

Lesson: C Major Scales for Classical Guitar

C Major Scales for Classical Guitar from my ebook (see info below). In this lesson I run through some common open and closed patterns for C Major which are great for technique or to just build a foundation, and then I go over closed…

Lesson: Closed Major Scale Patterns Over Entire Fretboard

Closed Major Scale Patterns Over the Entire Fretboard (Page 10 & 25-28) from my ebook (see below). In this lesson I run through all the closed patterns for major scales over the entire fretboard of the guitar. This is a great way to learn…

Lesson: Tips and Ways to Practice Major Scales

Tips & Examples for Practicing Scales (Page 3-5) from my ebook (see below). I quickly run through some possible ways to practice scales, there are many, many more ways but hopefully this helps. Major Scales for Classical Guitar (PDF) For Beginner to Intermediate…

Lesson: Study No. 10, Op. 60 by Carcassi

Lesson: Estudio (Study) No. 10, Op. 60 by Matteo Carcassi. From my PDF eBook: Ten Classical Etudes (Werner Guitar Editions). Includes fingering, notation only & notation + TAB edition. YouTube Performance and Lesson Link. This is a wonderful study for the left…

Practicing Scales: Versatility and Vitality

One of the biggest problems with music education these days is that many students are practicing scales in the same way, everyday…forever. For example, let’s say a teacher is using the Canadian Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM) exams as a…

Lesson: Study No. 14, Op. 60 by Matteo Carcassi

Lesson: Study No.14, Op.60 by Matteo Carcassi. From my sheet music eBook (PDF): Ten Classical Etudes. Includes fingering, notation & notation + TAB edition. YouTube Video Lesson Link. This etude develops free-stroke scale-work with bass notes and a focus on legato…

Simple Major Scale Patterns for Students

Here’s two free major scale patterns for classical guitar. These are great for students learning their first moveable patterns. Some beginner students just need to get playing their major scales and reading the notation just isn’t getting through. While sprucing…

An adaptation of Giuliani’s Op.48, No.4

No. 19 – Scale Etude (alternating i-m) for Classical Guitar from my technique book 20 Favorite Exercises (with TAB) but you can also check out my more extensive Classical Guitar Technique (Notation only, 122 pages). YouTube Video Lesson Link (4k) This is an adaptation…

Playing faster scales on guitar with Adam Del Monte

A flamenco influenced lesson on playing faster scales on the guitar. There’s not a huge difference between flamenco guitar and classical guitar but the hand position is sometimes a bit different. My students should note: If you think about the…