Tag Archives: Chromatic Scale
In the last lesson, I introduced the note wheel and showed you how it can be used to label all the notes on the guitar. Now I want to show you how something called “intervals” relate to the note wheel to create what I call the “Musical Compass” Intervals are kind of like the inch markers on a ruler. They allow you to measure the distance between notes.

SMG Guitar Lesson #5: The Musical Compass

In the last lesson, I introduced the note wheel and showed you how it can be used to label all the notes on the guitar. Now I want to show you how something called “intervals” relate to the note wheel to create what I call the “Musical Compass” Intervals are kind of like the inch […]

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My teaching system involves using something I refer to as the note wheel, the twelve notes of the chromatic scale, arranged in chromatic order within a circle. In the "Hello Guitar" Method, this system is used quite a bit because it makes it a whole lot easier to understand how to construct various scales, chords, observe intervals, and even transpose music from one key to another. Below is an example of the note wheel. Take a look at just the names of the notes;

SMG Guitar Lesson #4: The Note Wheel

My teaching system involves using something I refer to as the note wheel, the twelve notes of the chromatic scale, arranged in chromatic order within a circle. In the “Hello Guitar” Method, this system is used quite a bit because it makes it a whole lot easier to understand how to construct various scales, chords, […]

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This week I’d like to introduce my favorite scale – the chromatic scale.  This is a very unique yet simple scale....

Simple Theory At Your Fingertips: The Chromatic Scale

This week I’d like to introduce my favorite scale – the chromatic scale. This is a very unique yet simple scale….

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