Music Theory Workbook for Guitar Volume Two

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Music Theory Workbook for Guitar Volume Two

Do you need to develop a better understanding of scales and want to get away from patterns?

Have you ever wondered how the true masters of guitar can - at the drop of a hat - transform their sound from one mood to another - and mezmerize their audience?

What is the source of their amazing ability to touch the hearts and souls of total strangers?

How do they gain such hypnotic power over their listeners?

What they possess - which you can also - is a deep understanding of the CHOICES they have with music ... the different feelings and moods they can evoke depending upon their scale and chord combination choices. These are the colors on your musical palette, the tools to create great music.

Would you also like to understand, on a deep level, the 22 most important scales in music? And then have at your fingertips a rich variety of feelings you can use to weave your own rich tapestry of music?

Music Theory Workbook for Guitar Volume Two gives you a concise and easy to comprehend method for learning the 22 most important scales found in music. You ll be provided with worksheets where you finds the notes for each scale on a guitar fretboard diagram and on a music staff. Answers are given for all exercises so you can work at your own pace to master the material.

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Would you like to:

  • Understand 22 different scales from the ground up ...
  • Instantly see all the important scales across and up and down the guitar fretboard ...
  • Know common chord progressions that work for the 22 most important scales ...
  • Understand which chords work with which scales...
  • Have hands-on exercises that help engrain the theory behind each scale ...

If you answer is YES, then Music Theory Workbook for Guitar Volume Two will give you the roadmap to get there.

Guitar Music Theory Help is on its Way: Get access to additional materials in our member's area which include:

  • Additional PDFs and MP3s on many subjects
  • Jam Tracks to help you apply scales to musical situations ...
  • And much more ...

Get real hands-on application for the most important 22 different scales. This worksheet style book is unique and these types of exercises can only be found in this book. Stop wasting time and get music theory under your belt once and for all. With the answers being supplied in the back of the book you can master music theory without having a teacher.

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Guitar Music Theory

Essential Scales: Core Study Material for Any Instrumentalist

Essential Scales: Twenty Two Indispensable Contemporary Modes for all Instrumentalists by Bruce Arnold

Learning the essential scales is key to your success as a musician. Watch this video to learn more.

Essential Scales: Twenty Two Indispensable Contemporary Modes.

When you start to think about which essential scales to learn ask yourself these questions:

  • What techniques do professional musicians use to play scales at super-fast tempos?
  • What is the best way to learn scales?
  • What are the important scales to know?
  • How do chords and scales interact?
  • How does my ear influence my scale choice?
  • What chords can be derived from a scale?

All of these question are answered in Essential Scales: Twenty Two Indispensable Contemporary Modes for all Instrumentalists

Essential Scales: Twenty Two Indispensable Contemporary Modes for all Instrumentalistsis an in-depth study of the scales you must know to be ready for any musical situation. For all instrumentalists (with a special section showing guitar fingering) this book covers the 22 most commonly used scales in contemporary improvisation, which include:

  • Modes of Major.
  • Modes of Melodic Minor Ascending.
  • Diminished.
  • Symmetrical Diminished.
  • Whole Tone.
  • Blues.
  • Major and Minor Pentatonic.

Essential Scales goes the extra mile

Most books stop with these previously mentioned scales but Essential Scales: Twenty Two Indispensable Contemporary Modes for all Instrumentalists goes the extra mile with a close-up look at that "secret sauce" the professionals use to gain their Master Musician ability.

You too can gain this knowledge which includes:

  • Chord/scale relationships are explored in depth including how your "ear" will influence your scale choices.
  • The 3 and 4 note chords generated from each scale used in composing, developing modal chording patterns and exploring new chord voicings; Guitarists, pianists, and composers will find this specifically useful.
  • Only this book demystifies the process professional musicians use to achieve master musician facility and knowledge of scales, using 2 and 3 note modal sequencing.
  • The secret to shred level speed which is revealed with the "Long Line Rhythm" concept. This will take your playing to warp speed.

Whether you are a total beginner or an advanced musician this book will open the world of scales to you in a way that no other book can.

Get Started today with Essential Scales and have a whole new experience learning scales!

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Guitar Clinic

Guitar Clinic

Get the inside scoop on the techniques and ideas Mr. Arnold discusses in his clinics throughout the world

This book is a power house of ideas about how to practice, what to practice and the tools that will take you to the next level

Have you been asking yourself:

  • How can I better organize my practice sessions?
  • What are the important things to learn if I want to play like a professional guitarist?
  • What are the secrets that professional players use to gain such a high degree of skill?
  • How can I learn music theory on the guitar when it seems impossible?
  • How can I organize scales so they make sense on the guitar?
  • How can I play chromatic and jazzy melodic lines in my soloing?
  • How can I change chord progressions so they sound aren't so boring?
  • How can I get a modern sound into my playing?
  • What is a good way to play scales on the guitar?
  • How do contemporary musician organize their melodic and harmonic thinking to get such interesting sounds?

The secret techniques and exercises to take you to the next level.

Guitar Clinic provides you with techniques and exercises Mr. Arnold uses in the many clinics and workshops he has given over the years, and was written as a response to the many questions students have asked him. Essential information and instruction is given in clear, easy to understand language, addressing the needs of both beginning and advanced students.

I know Mr. Arnold's books are considered cutting edge but which ones are right for me?

Much of the material in Guitar Clinic is culled from Bruce's educational series, over 100 books in all. The student wishing to expand on his or her studies will find suggestions within the text as to which of his books will best serve their specific needs.

A great introduction to Mr. Arnold's teaching methods

Guitar Clinic is a great introduction to Mr. Arnold's teaching methods.

Get on board and energize your practice and playing sessions with a well organized system.

Guitar Clinic has more information than you will find in most books even though it's primariy excerpts from other Bruce Arnold books. This gives you a clue to the deep amount of information contained in all of his other books. Guitar Clinic really lays it out for you so that you have an overview of some of the major books Mr. Arnold has written for guitar.

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New York Guitar Method Primer Book Two

New York Guitar Method Primer Book Two.

Looking for the perfect guitar method?

New York Guitar Method Primer Book 2 continues on the path toward taking an intermediate student to becoming a professional guitarist and covers the foundations of Blues, Rock, Jazz and Folk. In is highly recommend you start with New York Guitar Method Primer Book One so that you don't miss any information. Remember each NYGM is packed with information usually not contained in most method books.

If you are looking at New York Guitar Method Primer Book Two as a possible method book as yourself:

  • Do I want a serious method that will give me professional level ability on the guitar?
  • Do I want to finally understand every thing about modes and scales and how they are related?
  • Do I want to learn all the chords that a professional guitarist needs to know?
  • Do I want to clear up any misunderstandings about music theory?
  • Do I want to understand "diatonic chords" and why they are crucial to building great chord progressions?
  • Do I want a method that comes with a companion "ensemble book" for applying all the information you are learning, so you remember it?
  • Do I want a unique method for learning and applying music theory directly to the guitar fretboard?

If this is what you want for your playing, then this book will get you organized and heading straight toward becoming a professional musician.

NYGM Primer Book Two gives you detailed information on:

New York Guitar Method Primer Book 2 will also take you through simple targeted exercises that apply commonly used scales directly to the guitar.

Secret Cycle 5 system of learning help you remember chords.

A special "Cycle 5" system is employed to help you memorize chords and learn the fretboard in a logical and lasting way

That's a lot of chords to remember, but simple chord progressions are given to help you apply these newly learned chords, and to help you to memorize each chord in all keys.

Music theory exercises that really work by applying the knowledge directly to your guitar fretboard.

And if you finally want to understand music theory and achieve a natural balance where you just "see" the music theory relationships on your guitar fretboard with little or no mental energy, then the unique exercises presented will help you see all chord and arpeggio relationships instantly on the guitar.

You will also learn about diatonic chords, so that you understand:

  • How scales and chords are interrelated.
  • The "secret code" to understanding how songs are composed.
  • Which chords sound good together to make your own songs.
  • How arpeggios can be used over chords and chord progressions.

Primer Two Demystifies Music

This is a no-nonsense method that demystifies music and gives you the tools to understand how modern music is organized. Along with all this information you will also get free access to the muse-eek.com "member's area" where you can watch and download hundreds of files to help you learn.

Help is an email away.

But what if you don't understand something about the book or need further advice would you like someone to answer your questions?

Mr. Arnold is famous for his in-depth email communications with students. These emails range from recommendations on what books are the right fit for a student to specific aspects of a book that a student finds confusing. Remember it only takes one thing that you don't understand to stop the whole process of learning. If you run into problems just email Bruce and he will get you back of track. What other author does that?

Guitar chords and chord progressions:

Both Open and Barre Positions for Major, Minor, and Dominant Chords with videos showing common problems student have in playing these chords.

Below is a video showing you some of the common problems found with a C Major Chord.

10 graduated chord progressions to apply newly learned chords with 30 MP3s links per chord progression. These MP3s allow the student to hear the chord progression and slowly develop speed and dexterity. Each chord progression contains 3 different strumming styles using the hard rock, rock, folk, blues and country styles.

Here is a couple of examples of MP3s that can be played or downloaded to help you learn each chord progression

Many great books in one!

New York Guitar Method in many cases is a compilation of other Muse Eek Publications. Many books have been excerpted to form this series. In the case of NYGM Primer Book One you will additional content has been taken from:

  • Music Theory Workbook for Guitar Volume One.
  • Music Theory Workbook for Guitar Volume Two.
  • Chord Workbook for Guitar Volume One.

The New York Guitar Method is an unmatched series of book covering all the things you need to become a world class guitarist.

By combining both the theoretical and practical application this series of books gives you everything you need to become a great guitarist. Get a consistent education by working through the entire New York Guitar Method series.

Whether you are a total beginner or an advanced guitarist there is a book in this series that is perfect for you. GET STARTED TODAY!

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New York Guitar Method Primer Ensemble Book Two

New York Guitar Method Primer Ensemble Book Two

Two is better than one!

New York Guitar Method Primer Ensemble Book 2 is the companion book for the New York Guitar Method Primer Book 2. It gives you exercises to apply the information learned in the Primer Two Book.

Primer Ensemble Book Two will help you to:

  • Apply the scales you are learning by improvising with them over chord vamps.
  • Learn strumming patterns to gain better knowledge of accompaniment.
  • Learn chord progressions to help you memorize each new chord.
  • Memorize all the notes on the guitar by concentrating on one string at a time.
  • Develop you rhythm skills by playing simple etudes.
  • Develop your recognition of written rhythms and how they sound.
  • Learn to sight read on the guitar, using a graduated method.

If this is what you want for your playing, then New York Guitar Method Primer Ensemble Book 2 will get you organized so you can develop the skills that you find in a world class musician.

Scale Application

Primer Ensemble Book Two applies 10 different scales in multiple ways:

  • Etudes which concentrate on one scale.
  • Single string studies to isolate each scale to one string.
  • Chord vamps to apply the scale via improvisation.

So is this book the right book for you?

Ask yourself these questions:

  • Does my ability to play chord progressions need improvement?
  • Is my fretboard knowledge spotty?
  • Is my ability to read chord charts hit-or-miss?
  • Does my understanding of theory need work?
  • Does my sight reading skill need improvement?
  • Is my rhythm playing in the groove?
  • Do I have a hard time staying within the form when I play music?
  • Is my scale mastery weak or incomplete?

If the answer is YES then "New York Guitar Method Primer Ensemble Book 2" will get you on track to solving your problems. Filling in these gaps in your playing will make you a much better musician and give you the confidence to tackle any type of music.

Here are a couple of examples of MP3s that can be played or downloaded to help you learn each chord progression

Bringing together many Muse Eek Books to make a unified push to raise your musicianship

Much of New York Guitar Method is compiled from other Muse Eek publications; several books have been excerpted to form this series. In the case of NYGM Primer Ensemble Book Two, additional content has been taken from:

  • Rhythm Primer
  • Single Sting Studies for Guitar Volume One
  • LINES

The New York Guitar Method is an unmatched series of books!

By combining both theoretical and practical applications,covers all the things you need to become a world class guitarist. Get a consistent education by working through the entire New York Guitar Method Series.

Whether you are a total beginner or an advanced guitarist there is a book in this series that is perfect for you. GET STARTED TODAY!

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New York Guitar Method Volume One

New York Guitar Method Volume One

The flagship book of the New York Guitar Method Series.

New York Guitar Method Volume One is the "Holy Grail" of scale books. Everything you ever wanted to know about scales is included in this book. But this book isn't just a collection of scales; it's an in-depth method for raising your musicianship through the understanding of how scales interface with every aspect of music.

If you are a student who wants to master:

  • 22 most used scales in music
  • Chords with additional tensions added.
  • Music theory and its relationship to scales.
  • Slash chords; what they are and how to use them.
  • Modal Sequencing and the common patterns that form great melodies.
  • Polyrhythmic Feel.
  • Rhythmic permutation of scales.

Then look no further; this book will set you on the road to world class musicianship.

This 348 page book will:

This book demystifies all of these subjects and then goes way beyond.

Learning scales using the 3 notes per string method will help break you "out of the box." You'll go way beyond just scales and their fingering patterns. By knowing how to apply sequencing to scales, you can forget about buying every new Shred video that comes out. This book gives you the theory behind all the cool licks you ever wanted to learn but it doesn't stop there; is also includes Modal Sequencing with Rhythmic permutation to give you kick-ass scale ideas. In other words, you'll have what you need to start creating your OWN sound!

Need further information? Here's a detailed list on the contents of this book

Take a deep breath.

The following scales and their theory are covered in great detail:

All the Chords with Tensions that you need to know to become a World Class Guitarist.

Added tensions for the following chord types are covered:

  • Major7
  • Minor7
  • Dominant7
  • Dominant7 sus4
  • Minor7b5
  • Diminished 7
  • Minor Major 7
  • Major7#5

Articulations: the secret ingredient to soulful playing.

In-Depth coverage of the following Articulations:

  • Hammer-Ons
  • Pull-Offs
  • Slides from Below
  • Slides from Above
  • Bends
  • Pre-Bends
  • Vibrato
  • Accents
  • Staccato
  • Legato

Modal Sequences: A comprehensive explanation of how to build great melodies.

In-Depth look at the following Modal Sequences:

  • Two Note Modal Sequencing-Seconds
  • Two Note Modal Sequencing-Thirds
  • Two Note Modal Sequencing-Fifths
  • Two Note Modal Sequencing-Sixths
  • Two Note Modal Sequencing-Sevenths
  • Three Note Modal Sequencing
  • Four Note Modal Sequencing

Scale and Music Concepts

A Black Belt in Scales

We can say with full confidence that you'll have a black belt in scales after studying this book. Of course you'll want to apply all this knowledge to make it stick. That's why there is also the "New York Guitar Method Ensemble Book One," the companion book for the New York Guitar Method Volume One This book has you apply all the information covered through etudes, exercises, soloing, chord progressions and sight reading.

So is this book the right book for you?

Ask yourself these questions:

  • Do you sometimes not know what is the right scale to play?
  • Do you mostly use a few scales and can't figure out how to use the rest?
  • Do you find your scale playing to be bland?
  • Are you bored with the way you play scales when you improvise?
  • Do you feel like you play the same things every time you improvise?
  • Do you need more ideas on how to use scales?
  • Do you need to get more rhythmic interest into you scale playing?
  • Do you feel like you need some new sounds in your playing?

If the answer is YES then New York Guitar Method Volume One will get you on track to solving your scale problems. Filling in these gaps in your playing will make you a much better musician and give you the confidence to tackle any type of music.

Here is a couple of examples of MP3s that can be played or downloaded to help you learn each chord progression

Bringing together many Muse Eek Books to raise your musicianship

New York Guitar Method contains carefully selected excerpts from other Muse Eek Publications, making each book a targeted compilation. In the case of New York Guitar Method Volume One additional content has been taken from:

The New York Guitar Method is an unmatched series of book covering all the things you need to become a world class guitarist.

By combining theoretical and practical application this series of books gives you everything you need to become a great guitarist. Get a consistent, comprehensive education by working through the entire New York Guitar Method series.

Whether you are a total beginner or an advanced guitarist there is a book in this series that is perfect for you. GET STARTED TODAY!

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