Guitar for Advanced learners

Teaching Philosophy
What is a beginner?
What should I be learning as a beginner?
When do I stop being a beginner?
Where do I go after here?

Who we are.
What we offer you.
Links to other sites.
This page is for guitarists. Specifically for those learning the guitar. We are here to help you. This is part of a larger site, to go there, click here.

This page is under construction.

Trying to Define what intermediate means will get many different responses from different people. We will define intermediate as being beyond beginner but in front of advanced. That leaves a lot of ground to cover. Hopefully, you will find something here to learn or at least remind you of something you might have forgotten.

Unsure of what sorts of things to be studying, and how to gauge your progress?
It's subjective, but here's a questionaire to help you gain some perspective.

Let's get started!
Eager to jump into it? Here are some pages.

Continuing with chords?
Chord book
Studying scales?
Figuring out the fretboard?
Advanced links
Accelerate your learning
- Abstractions

Ready to take on master studies?
Programmed Advanced lessons
Systematic Advanced lessons
A map of this site
Slightly out of tune
- no desefinado
Fundamentals (basics of theory)

- A list of advanced lessons.

Advancedchord lessons

  1. Polychords
  2. Polytonality
  3. Alternate harmonizations: in 4ths
  4. Alternate Harmonizations: in 5ths
  5. Modulation
  6. Chord Substitution

Advanced scale lessons

  1. Modal families

Advanced fretboard lessons(duplicate lessons not listed)

  1. Alternate Tunings
  2. Fretless boards
  3. String acoustics
  4. Capo cutting, multiple capos
  5. Bass for guitar players
  6. Other String Instruments
  7. Tuning Theory

Intermediate/Advanced Theory Fundamentals

  1. Polyphony
  2. Counterpoint
  3. Borrowed Chords
  4. Augmented 6th chords
  5. Classical forms: fugue, sonata, rondo
  6. 9th, 11th, 13th chords
  7. altered dominants and chromatic mediants
  8. 12-tone technique

Jazz Theory lessons

  1. Chord Functionality
  2. Embellishment
  3. Voicing, Voice-leading, cadences, progressions
  4. Modal harmony
  5. Non-functional harmony
  6. Blues rhythms and structures
  7. Reharmonization
  8. Non-tertian Harmonizations
  9. Chord Substitution

Advanced Style studies

- Invitation to master studies for the guitar.

Christopher Roberts

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Last updated August 20, 2015
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