Guitar Music Theory

Desi Serna

This podcast features free audio guitar lessons taught by Desi Serna, author of Fretboard Theory and Guitar Theory For Dummies. Learn how scales, chords, progressions, modes, and more get applied to the fretboard and familiar songs. Hear how to best get your playing skills in order. Begin to improvise and compose. Understand why your favorite songs sound so good. ➝ What do you specifically need to do in order to play guitar better? Visit the GuitarMusicTheory.com website to get FREE custom video instruction calibrated to your current level. Discover how to progressively play and sound better—today, in as little as 33 minutes!

Ep112 Please Come Home for Christmas | How Does This Song Work?
Dec 18 2021
Ep112 Please Come Home for Christmas | How Does This Song Work?
“Please Come Home for Christmas” by The Eagles includes some interesting twists and turns that leave your average guitarist wondering how the seemingly unrelated chords sound so good together. In this free guitar lesson, I explain how the song makes use of composition techniques such as chromatic voice leading and secondary dominants to create a soulful, rhythm and blues, Christmas classic. I explain everything from counting the 12/8 time signature to using the major pentatonic scale featured during the guitar solo. Instead of showing the specific guitar parts played in the song, I give you a general overview of the music by explaining the basic chords, song structure, and music theory. I position the chords in my version a little differently from the recording in order to make it easier for you to see the musical movement on the guitar fretboard. CHORDS AND TABLATURE OFFICIAL SHEET MUSIC FOX TRACKS MUSIC Get a complimentary Direction + Sound call to talk through whatever might be keeping your music from hitting the world’s eardrums, along with a free, downloadable home recording guide so you can set up a pro studio at home. foxtracksmusic.com/desi FREE VIDEO COURSE What do you SPECIFICALLY need to do in order to play guitar better? Visit - answer the questions about your playing and get FREE custom video instruction calibrated to your current level. GEAR Squier Classic Vibe '50s Telecaster (hardware, pickups, and wiring upgrades by Bluesman Vintage Guitars) Kemper Profiling Amplifier Top Jimi '68 Sup Ld Profile Pack Tone Junkie Tweed Deluxe Profile Pack