August 31st, 2015

RCM Level 1

Scales:
F Major (1 octave)
tremolando (4 times each note)
60 bpm x 2
i m free stroke
i m rest stroke
m a free stroke
m a rest stroke

Chromatic Scale

D Minor Melodic

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Arpeggio #1 & #2
72 bpm for eighth note triplet
test drive at 72 x 3 -- open strings

Arpeggio #3 & 4
50 bpm for eighth note triplet
test drive at 72 x 3 -- open strings

Repertoire
Country Dance
Ecossaise
68 bpm

Drill with metronome 100% of your practice time:
Moderato in D Major

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once a week, perform all 3 pieces Friday night before dinner

clapback
playback
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August 28th, 2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LMPWfHqVj40

Thunderstruck
play entire song

quartet pieces
Lotus Eaters
part 2

Crazy
use slowed mp4 85%

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Next lesson:
Now You Shred

August 28th, 2015

Now you shred

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xXn4bNPRTgE

practice your e minor pentatonic scale pattern
sound good playing with the backing track!

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All you need is love

all my loving

hey jude

August 28th, 2015

Tyler:
Good Riddance
keep the picking pattern throughout

Back in Black

Sunday Bloody Sunday

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Elaine:
Octopus's Garden

Notes on the First String
Hal Leonard Guitar Method Book 1
page 8-9 #1-4

With a Little Help from my Friends
1st page

start next lesson:
Boulevard of Broken Dreams

August 27th, 2015

level 2

c major scale (1 octave)
tremolando (4 times each note)
60x2 bpm
RH:
Im free
im rest
ma free
ma rest

August 27th, 2015

Hal Leonard Book 1

metronome
60 bpm

Minuet in G
1st line
page 44
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Dear future Husband - Meghan Trainor
capo 1st fret

Guitar Aerobics
Week 1
Tuesday
60bpm

Let it be

August 27th, 2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bi3EqRs7J04

Waiting for Love
TAB and chords
capo 2nd fret

August 27th, 2015

A Minor Pentatonic

Sunshine of Your Love
65% speed

next lesson:
Improvisation with A Minor Pentatonic scale

August 27th, 2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yv7sdkBekOc

Worlds Greatest

Alison Krauss
Down to the River to Pray

Closer to Fine

How can anyone ever tell you?

Divine Mother

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Greatest American Hero

L'chi Lach

August 27th, 2015

SET A (M-W-F)
QUICK WARM UP

PLAY ONCE
RH Alone - FORM ROUNDED "C"
Carlevaro Arpeggio #6
60 bpm

PLAY ONCE
A MINOR MELODIC SCALE - Royal Conservatory of Music page 6
80 bpm - 4 times each note
play cadence
RH "i m i m"

Hippocamp
60 bpm
A section - 2 SEPARATE PHRASES
Master each phrase before you go on

THEN....
Page 44
#98 Minuet in G
60 bpm for the eighth note

Country Dance

...IF MORE TIME, GO BACK TO ARPEGGIO & SCALE

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SET B (Tu-Th-Sa)
WARM UP

PLAY ONCE
E MINOR MELODIC SCALE - Royal Conservatory of Music page 6
80bpm 4 times each note