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Often, new-comers to the guitar find themselves confronted with this quesiton. Is it better to start out on acoustic or electric? In this article, we'll take a closer look at the pros and cons of each as well as other issues to consider when deciding on a guitar for you.
1. How long will it take me to learn the guitar?
Learning the guitar is a lifelong process. You really never stop learning. How do you learn decades maybe even hundreds of years of music and information? You don't. You do your best. Most of all YOU HAVE FUN!
Tuning the guitar is a vital part of the guitar experience. Without a tuned guitar there isn't much you can do. Before we delve into the 2 most common ways to tune a guitar, let's first get familiar with name of each string.
Triads are 3-note chords whose notes are stacked in thirds, meaning each chord tone is a third interval away from its neighboring note.
Let’s look at the C triad to illustrate.
If we write out the musical alphabet, we get:
A, B, C, D, E, F, G.