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learn those guitar terms you never knew! Guitar Lessons in London

learn those guitar terms you never knew! Guitar Lessons in London

 

Action.

A term referring to the height of the strings above the fretboard.

 

Arpeggio

When each note of a chord is played separately, For example a C major 7 arpeggio would have the notes C, E, G, B.

Blues Curl

A term used to describe a quarter note bend by blues guitarists.  Really good for expression

CAGED system

A system of identifying patterns of notes on the fretboard by using a repeating sequence of chords.

Chromatic

Ascending and descending by semitones

Divebomb

A technique in which thetremolo bar is depressed in order to create the sound of a bomb being dropped.

Economy picking

A style of playing that combines alternate picking and sweep picking.  Alternate picking is used when playing notes on the same string and sweep picking when.changing strings.

Double stops

A chord of two notes that are on adjacent strings and similar frets.

Gauge

Refers to the thickness of guitar strings.  Light gauges are easier for bending while heavier gauges are better for sustain

Ghost Note

A note that is physically acted upon but not heard for example the first note of a pre bend.

Hybrid picking

Using the fingers and pick to play the.strings

Intonation

The ability of a guitar to be in tune with itself.

Inverted Chord

A variation of a chord with the notes in A different order.  For example C Majors notes of. C, E and G would be played G, E and C.

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