Archive for the 'Editorial' Category

Correct posture for guitarists

Wednesday, May 14th, 2008

This article will deal with posturing your body correctly to play in the classical style. These are standard tips intended for beginners especially. Depending on your body, or your playing style, not all of these tips may apply to you.

Chair
Find a sturdy flat chair. The height of the chair you sit on will have [...]

Parts of the guitar

Tuesday, May 6th, 2008

In this article we will discuss the parts that make up the guitar, their names, and their purposes.

Head
The head of the guitar is used to hold one end of the strings.
Tuners
On the head are plastic/metal knobs. The strings are attached to them at one end. When you turn them, they wrap the string either [...]

Behind the scenes

Wednesday, April 16th, 2008

Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes to make the videos and info on classicalguitarblogger.com available for you? No? Well, I’ll tell you anyway!

Pieces for videos are worked on for 1-2 weeks on average before I am satisfied with my playing of the piece and my fingerings. As I learn a piece, I start [...]

Reading my tabs/sheet music

Friday, April 11th, 2008

There are a few things that I do in my tablature and sheet music documents that may throw some people off, and hope this page answers all your questions.
Tablature
My text tabs are pretty standard. On the top I write the name of the piece, the author, and below a legend of the special “tricks” [...]

Purchasing a guitar

Thursday, April 10th, 2008

Taking one step inside a music store can be bewildering if you plan on purchasing a guitar, let alone your first one. There are literally hundreds of brands, with each brand offering hundreds of guitars themselves. And that’s not even taking online sites into consideration. Hopefully this page will help those in the market for [...]