Grasp the essentials needed to begin playing acoustic or electric guitar. You'll learn an easy approach to get you playing quickly, through a combination of exploring the instrument, performance technique, and basic music theory.
About this Course
What you will learn
Identify string names and numbers and read music notation, tablature, chord block diagrams, and fretboard maps
Practice picking, finger picking, and strumming patterns
Play various chords including major and minor triads, open, barre, and pose chords
Read and play a lead sheet
Skills you will gain
- Music notation
- Guitar scales
- Guitar chords
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Welcome to Introduction to Guitar
Acoustic / Electric Guitar and the Basics
Getting Started: Fundamental Guitar Skills
The Twelve Half Steps and Basic Notation
Scales: Construction and Fingerings
- 5 stars83.80%
- 4 stars12.52%
- 3 stars1.86%
- 2 stars0.77%
- 1 star1.04%
TOP REVIEWS FROM GUITAR FOR BEGINNERS
Too good,very much informative & extremely knowledgeable, practical course for beginners in Guitars.
Thanks to Berklee College of Music & Coursera for such a wonderful course.
Really a good course for beginners. Helps you swim in the vastness of music and guides you gently towards the deep end. I'll advise every aspiring guitarist to do this course.
This is a good beginner's course, with clear instructions guiding the student along a progressive path. I'm not convinced that the peer review system is of much use at this level.
Great course! Excellent instructor! I liked the pace, the content, the exercises and the assignments. Allowed me to feel comfortable, yet to stretch a bit more to reach the objective.
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