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Modes and Chords of the Pentatonic Scale Played Diagonally (December 2010)

Guitar modes .com.au has a unique simple formula to play the Pentatonic scale and all of it's modes diagonally across the fretboard as well as teaching how to make chords and arpeggios from the diagonal Pentatonic scale and each of the modes.

Please let us know if you have seen a pre todays date copy right method/lesson that offers this concept.

Guitar modes across the fretboard (December 2010)

Guitarmodes is dedicated to developing teaching methods for you to navigate the guitar fretboard.

You will gain the knowledge and be able to play vertically, horizontally, diagonally forward and diagonally back across the instruments fretboard.

Modes in One Position (November 2010)

Guitarmodes method provides a way to play one octave of each mode in one location. This is based on the Relative approach to modes.

This can be done for each major scale. Obviously by moving the fingering to the required starting position.

Build Diagonal Chords from Modes (November 2010)

The 1 3 5 7 9 11 and 3 5 7 9 11 13 are located diagonally to create major based chords such as C major 7th, Cmajor 9th etc.
The 5 7 9 11 13 1 3 are located diagonally to create all dominant 7th based chords such as C7th, C9th, C11th, C13th.

This is a small example of diagonal chord structure (chords sitting under 1 finger 1 fret similar to the open C chord formation) easily derived from the Gu

Modes (September 2010)

Have you been playing for a long time and wish you had learnt your modes years ago.
I was the same.

The idea came to me to figure out why I did not learn the modes. The major draw back now that I understand was:

There are 2 concepts involved when learning modes.

How to Play Diagonally Across the Fretboard (September 2010)

Guitar modes provides a very simple formula to play diagonally.

Earn Money Teaching Guitar (September 2010)

Guitar modes offers a new unique simple method for teaching guitar theory.
Our method will provide the knowledge for you to intergrate with conventional theory. You are able to access the information on our Lesson page. You may charge a Master Class Premium for this lesson.

You will have the knowledge to take a beginner through to advanced in a very short time.

Guitar Modes Guide Through all Lessons (August 2010)

Guitar modes method will guide you across the fretboard in one simple lesson, forming a pathway for undestanding to learn all scales, their modes, intervals, note location, chord structure based on scales, parallel and relative approach to modes, 2 note harmony, triads based on scales, extended chords, simplified application of Drop 2 method for chord inversion, arpeggios, choosing scales to link

Chord Formulas (August 2010)

Apply numbers (degrees) to the C major scale.

C, D, E, F, G, A, B, D, F, A =
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 11, 13

CMaj or C = 1 3 5
CMaj7 = 1 3 5 7
CMaj9 = 1 3 5 7 9
CMaj11 = 1 3 5 7 9 11
CMaj13 = 1 3 5 7 9 13

Cmin = 1 b3 5
Cmin7 = 1 b3 5 b7
Cmin9 = 1 b3 5 b7 9
Cmin11 = 1 b3 5 b7 9 11
Cmin13 = 1 b3 5 b7 9 11 13

C7 = 1 3 5 b7
C9 = 1 3 5 b7 9
C11 = 1 3 5 b7 9 11
C13 = 1 3 5

Drop 2 Voicing Explained (August 2010)

This concept arises when constructing chord inversions utilising the degrees (notes) of a scale.

Remember, the 1, 3, 5, 7 is the basic major chord, not the first inversion.

Take the first inversion of a chord as an example.
The second last degree 1, 3, 5, 7 when constructing a chord, is placed first.

Guitar Modes 4 Note Harmony Method (August 2010)

Guitar modes method team have introduced the simple application of 4 note harmony/chord structure with chord inversions, into the Lesson page.
While all teachers suggest this to be an advanced lesson with much knowledge required before hand, you will find that learning 4 note harmony is just another basic outcome after learning the Guitarmodes method.

Guitar Modes Parallel and Relative Explained (July 2010)

Guitar Modes method teaches both these approaches in the first lesson.

Hirajoshi Scale Explained (July 2010)

Guitarmodes method Lesson page offers an easy way to play this 5 note Pentatonic scale across the entire fretboard.
C D Eb G Ab C.
If you do not play this scale or any scale regularly you may have a tendancy to forget your way across the fretboard. Just use the Guitarmodes method, with one pass you will have it back again.

Guitar Modes Lesson Extension (July 2010)

We have seen articles on other web sites suggesting that online lessons are a one off and you cannot refer back to them in the future without purchasing the lesson again.
That's easly fixed. We have confidence in our product.

Guitarmodes.com.au offer the opportunity for you to come back for an extension to your lesson at no charge. You do this by sending us an email via the Contact button.

Why is Guitarmodes Method so Cheap? (July 2010)

If you have a new concept, try getting it out to the world.
Try hitting a star with a ball bearing, there is your analogy.
We offer the method at a low price so that all musicians with access to a computer will have access to the lesson.


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