Learning the accoustic guitar?

I want to teach myself how to play the accoustic guitar. I want to now are there any good tips or websites taht can help. I can play this piano and the alto sax, could that knowledge help me with the guitar just a bit? Well, not that i know off, but i can give […]

Is tuning back and forth from Drop C and standard bad for a classical guitar?

I’ve been learning Your Guardian Angle on a classical guitar and it only sound right when I play it in drop c. But im afraid to leave it in drop c so i tune it back to standard after im done. Is that bad for the guitar? Not for the guitar, but don’t be flabbergasted […]

How can i get better at guitar?

I play guitar and i’m not as good as i’d like to be. Any exercises or stuff i should look into? I play Metal and Rock stuff. You will have to accept the fact that there are many methods but no real shortcuts. You must accept the fact that to be truly as good as […]

Can someone describe the difference between the performance of Classical guitar and Acoustic guitar?

I found articles about it and I’ve read them but I don’t quite get the difference between the performance of both instruments… Is there a difference in the sound if you strum on a Classical guitar and an Acoustic guitar?Cause I just want to learn the instrument which strums,I don’t want to learn an instrument […]

Anybody have note reading tips for classical guitar?

Years ago I took lessons using the Noad books on beginner guitar playing. I always had difficulty reading sheet music. Back then, I was studying every day so I was able to get my reading / playing up to a decent level. It’s been years since I’ve picked up the guitar and I want to […]

What are some good Classical Guitar Songs?

What are some classical guitar songs I can learn? I am intermediate, and don’t want any beginner songs. I can play classical gas, black bird, tears in heaven, Into White etc. And I want something a bit more challenging. Any suggestions Just because it has "Classical" in the name doesn’t mean it has to be […]

Any useful information on buying a guitar for beginners and playing as well?

I want 2 learn how 2 play the guitar for spanish genres (specifically BACHATA). Any1 have any info they can give such as recommended brands or info on learning to play? Buy a Yamaha classical, or a Cordoba, and also buy a method book if you can’t afford a teacher, make sure that it is […]

I want to learn to play the classical guitar but don’t know where to start!?

Are there any experienced classical guitar players out there? What’s an easy first song to learn? I have almost no experience with the guitar. Thanks a lot! The easiest song to play is the beginning of Ode to Joy. It won’t take you long to perfect, and will get you started. One of my favorite, […]

How can i learn a jazz or classical style on guitar quickly?

I have recently picked up guitar a couple months ago. I am really into 90s grudge and rock i grew up with it. but i realize that jazz and classical music has some of the best musicians in the world. so if someone could recommend anything it’ll improve my skills quickly(couple months) that would be […]

What is the best guitar for my situation?

I want to learn finger picking (like classical guitar), but I’d also like to learn to play an acoustic guitar with a plectrum, and play fast songs. Is it a good idea to buy a classical guitar and use it for both a plectrum and to finger pick, or should I buy an acoustic? From […]

How do I push my guitar playing to the next level?

I’ve been playing chords for a long time!!! I seem to be stuck in the blues scale/pentatonic!!! How can I gravitate to more classical type scales without digressing back to my old habits? My first suggestion is to learn to read and write music notation. Your ear may be great in duplicating certain songs coming […]

What kind of acoustic guitar should I buy?

I can play basic guitar chords. I learned on a classical guitar and am now in the market to buy. I really like the thin neck of the Ovation. I also like the Taylor & Martin. What do you think? Ovation is a good guitar, but a great way to make your decision is to […]

Would my guitar teacher accept me if I use a guitar pick on an acoustic guitar?

So yeah. After summer break I’ll take guitar lessons and in the meantime I am teaching some things by myself. I am doing this with a guitar pick, though, and I am afraid that my guitar teacher won’t accept the fact that I’m using one. So what’s your opinion? Get out, troll. I just thought […]

Can anyone recommend a good classical guitar song for me to learn?

Well, I’ve already learned Romance, that plucking song, and I was wondering if there were any good and challenging songs that involve plucking or classical guitar playing out there on the internet. Please link to tabs, thanks. I’d recommend picking up this book: http://www.amazon.com/Library-Guitar-Classics-Appleby-Classical/dp/0825616174/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1298079577&sr=8-2 It’s got lots of great pieces to get you started with […]

Is it hard to teach your self to play guitar?

I wana learn how to play guitar by teaching my self, is it very hard to do that? Short answer, yes. Long answer, it depends on your hand to eye coordination, sense of self discipline, short term and long term memory skills, kinesthetic development, and the overall quality and playability of the instrument. First of […]

What songs are good to learn for classical guitar.?

I am somewhat of a beginner with classical guitar. What songs would be good to learn? Also, can I get sheet music for it too (not tabs)? Have to agree with Dave. The Bach Bouree. Watch and listen on this link. Here’s a link to get either sheet music or tabs.

How do I know which type of finger picking guitar lessons to take after 2 years of standard lessons?

There are Travis, Carter, Chet Atkins, Emmanuel, and others. I want to play love songs and country music songs finger picking. I took 2 years of standard guitar lessons so I know about 60 barre chords including open chords. Am I ready to take on finger picking lessons or do I keep taking standard guitar […]

Should my left elbow stay close my to body or does it matter?

I’m learning classical guitar and I want to know if I should keep my left elbow (fret hand) close to my body or flare it out when it feels right? Eclipse nailed it. Make yourself comfortable as long as it doesn`t effect your technic.

Are D’addario strings the best for a classical guitar?

So I have a classical guitar and I was wondering which one is better for the type of string: Nylon or Steel. If Nylon, should I get a D’addario (Pro-Arte Normal tension or extra hard tension) or another brand that’s of Nylon. And if Steel, what then? NEVER put steel strings on a classical guitar!! […]

Would I be okay learning classical guitar from a regular guitar teacher?

He is not specifically a classical guitar teacher. He is an excellent guitarist however. I have experience with playing an instrument already, and I can read music, so I figure with the help of classical guitar books, if he doesn’t know much about playing fingerstyle, then I can attempt to teach myself that and then […]