To introduce you to music theory and different techniques. We have been working on making music theory easy for anyone who wants to learn it. Thus, our site name with "101" at the end of it. With all of our efforts together we can make Music Theory for Guitar 101.com a good tool for developing musicians. So your comments are very important to our ongoing efforts to improve our work. Your inquiries and comments will help the next musician develop and grow. I will now share with you different aspects of your instrument and of music. After reading the information I have placed on the site it will then be time to move on.
There is going to be a lot of memorizing at first, instrument parts, types of strings, string names, note names, and chord shapes. The important thing is that you understand that these are tools. The more a person can remember the easier it will become to learn more. People get confused when they hear or read the words " Music Theory" I was taught and now I understand that music theory is only an after fact it is in affect what already happen. We use music theory to explain what we just did or how we did it so that other people can do it to.
“You will notice that the material on my Web Site will be changing from time to time. The material that I am sharing with you is from my memory and not a book. I am using my own words my own pictures and some clip art from the internet to describe to you what I learned from other people by doing and studying and dissecting my own music. I was fortunate enough to be taught by two really good musicians.
So keep checking back, you are always welcome on “http://musictheoryforguitar101.com”
Me playing "The Rain Song"by: Led Zeppelin on an acoustic guitar(2014) on the left and on the right "Crazy Train"(by: "Ozzy Osbourne, Randy Rhoads and Bob Daisley") on my new equipment"(2016)
Disclaimer: All images are created by: Joseph Carrafa Sr using Adobe Illustrator CC, Photoshop CC and or Photo Shop Elements 10 & 11,My Android Galaxy Note 4 mobile device( mainly for photos and video) and other Microsoft Office and Adobe products, some parts of clip art were used at times to save time. I created and continue to work on and develop this site using Microsoft Web Matrix 1-2 and now 3. All of the theory that I type, write or discuss and/or play on my site was taught to me. It is from memory. However, on occasion I do have to look up some content to assure the integrity of what I am putting out there is accurate.
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