Guitar sheet music is a little bit different than piano music. When learning guitar you will find that sheet music guitar is different than most instruments. You see, when you are playing a string family instrument, you usually don’t think in terms of notes.
I would never disparage a knowledgeable and experienced guitar player by saying that they don’t know sheet music as well as any piano player. No that is not what I mean. I mean that Guitar 101 is not studied in the same way. Generally an everyday guitar player won’t know what note the clef is on anyway. Sheet music for guitar is set up like the guitar is played. Guitar sheet music lays out what strings or frets to finger not necessarily what NOTES to play. in that way you will learn to PLAY the notes not READ the notes.
Sheet music for guitar is laid out in a general way and is not too specific. The player chooses just how to strum or even which finger to use. The sheet music is designed for guitar playing to accompany other instruments. It doesn’t even tell you how fast or slow to play the songs.
Most guitar music gives a lot of flexibility to the individual musician in terms of how to play a song. The chords are fixed, the fingerings are often spelled out, but the strumming pattern is up to the individual performer. This is one of the great things about guitars.
You can find sheet music for guitars easily on the internet or at the music located just around the corner. They might even offer music lessons with that new guitar.
With a guitar you can join or form a band and meet chicks. All girls go for the guitar player. How cool is it to be up front on stage strumming for the applause.
Learning guitar can also be creative. You can compose your own songs and lyrics too. Whether you like the lyrics or the sheet music guitar playing give you a create outlet for that poet in you. Who knows? Maybe you are the next Pat Green.
Study and learn popular music because it will definitely help you learn music theory. Sheet music for guitars if part of this process. practice on your guitar everyday. Perfect practice makes a perfect player.
Author: Adam NewmanThis author has published 3 articles so far.