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Guitar one  of the finest instrument we will learn Guitar  with the help of day wise lessons  . So  guys just make your wrist flexible  because you r going to rock

Day 1

On day 1 we will learn about the parts of  Guitar.This picture is of acoustic Guitar  labeled with parts name.such as headstock,peg,fret,neck,heel,rosette etc.

Headstock - The headstock or head is found at the edge of the guitar’s neck. It is tailored with the guitar's head for adjusting the pitch. 
 
Tuners - The tuners (called machine heads or machines) job is to keep the strings of the guitar stretched from the guitar's base all the way up to the guitar's knobs. Depending on the player’s choice of music, tuners allow the guitarist to modify or alter the guitar's pitch either flat or sharp.  
 
Nut - The nut is a very small strip of hard material or medium which supports the guitar's strings at the intersection where the “headstock” meets up with the “fret board”.  The nut or strips can be made of either bone, brass, plastic, graphite or any hard medium. The nuts are indented to secure the stings in position. The nut acts as one of several endpoints assisting the tension of the string.
 
Fret Board - Another name for the guitar's fret board is the fingerboard. The fret board or fingerboard is a lengthy wood plank inserted with frets of metal that composes the top of the neck of the guitar.
 
The fret board is a little curved diagonally on an acoustic or electric guitar and is flat on a classical guitar.  The curve is calculated by the radius of the fret board that is the range of a “hypothetical circle” of which the surface of the fret board makes up a segment. 
 
The smaller the radius of the fret board, the more that the curve is evident.  When a string is pinched against the board, the string’s “vibrating length” is shortened thus creating a higher pitch tone or sound.
 
Frets - These are strips made of metal, particularly nickel alloy set in alongside the fret board that are positioned in conjunction with the string’s length that mathematically divides it. 
 
When the strings are pushed down from the rear of the frets, this cuts the string's length of vibration to emit different tones or pitches.   
 
Neck - A lot of guitar parts we have already discussed make up the guitar's neck. The guitar's neck is composed of the guitar's fret board, frets, tuners, truss rod and headstock; all are fastened to a long extension made of wood.  Usually, the wood that is used for the fret board will be of a different kind from that used on the remaining neck parts.
One important determining factor of whether the guitar is of good quality or not is the firmness or stiffness of the guitar’s neck in accordance to its body. 
Body - The body of an acoustic guitar’s is an echoing cavity projecting the vibrations through the guitar’s sound hole which enables the audio of the guitar to be clearly heard even without the assistance of amplification. 
 
The body of an acoustic guitar is a big determining factor in the overall sound it produces. The guitar top or soundboard is a delicately engineered and crafted component that is usually made out of red cedar, mahogany or spruce. 
 
Measuring only 2 - 3 mm thick, this very thin slice of wood, generally supported by different kinds of internal brackets, is the most pronounced and important element in influencing sound quality. Most of the sound is brought about by the guitar’s top vibration as the momentum of the vibrating cords are transmitted to it. 
 
Bridge - On acoustic guitars, the key objective of the guitar’s bridge is to hand over or shift the string’s vibration to the “soundboard”, which then shudders the air within the guitar; thus increasing and strengthening the sound created by the strings or cords.
 
Pickups - The guitar's pickups are what really amplifies the cords or strings sound. Most guitars have one to a maximum of three pickups. They are the neck pickup, the middle pickup and the bridge pickup. Depending on a particular sound that you are aspiring for, the kind of pickup the guitar has is reasonably important. 
 
Pick Guard - The pick guard, more commonly called the scratch plate, is a plastic guard or any laminated medium which protects the guitar’s top finish. 



 

Day 2

On Day 2 we will learn how to  tune a Guitar  . To learn how to tune a Guitar just click on the  image above

 

Day 3

Reading Tabular and Chord diagrams

 

Tabular

Tabular is use to represent music on paper. A tabular tells what notes should be played. Now we will describe some tabular representation.

Look at the piece of tabular

 

 Each line from left to right represent a guitar string. The top line is the high E string(thinnest string),the next down are B,G,D,A and the low string E the 6th string .The numbers represent the frets that you play. The A "0" means you will play the string open similarly B "1" means the 1st fret of the B string.. The first group of notes is played one at a time. The second group shows the notes stacked on the top of each other means played at the same time.

 

Chord Diagrams

Chord diagrams are used to show you where to put your fingers to make chords. Let's take a look at a chord diagram.

  The "1 fr" means the first fret. The numbers at the bottom tell you which fingers to use, not which frets to play. The vertical lines represent the strings, and the horizontal lines separate the frets. You can probably guess that the circles tell you where to put your fingers. Zero (0) means you don't use a finger; let the string ring open.

Day 4

 Firstly we are going to play a G major chord . put your second finger, on the third fret of the sixth string. Now,  put your first finger,  on the second fret of the fifth string.Atast take  your third finger and put it on the third fret of the first string. Make sure all of your fingers are curled, and are not touching any strings they're not supposed to.Now,  strike all six strings in one fluid motion.Strings should ring all together, not one at a time (this could take some practice). Voila! Your first chord.
Now While still holding down the chord with your fretting hand, play each string (starting with the sixth) one at a time, listening to be sure each String/note rings out clearly. If not, study your hand to determine why it doesn't. Are you pressing hard enough? Is one of your other fingers touching that string, which is preventing it from sounding properly? These are the most common reasons why a note does not sound.Do it again and again.