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Learning the Basics of Guitar Have you ever wanted to learn an instrument but didn’t know where to start? Well if you have I know where you are coming from. I learned the guitar and taught myself. This essay will explain the basics of learning the guitar so you can play without knowing how to read music. It will go over what a good starter guitar is, how to tune your guitar, and how to read tablature. I got my first guitar about eight years ago. The guitar I got was called an Ion. An Ion guitar is an off brand guitar that plays like a Fender Squire. It is an electric guitar. Now the question I always get is, “Is electric guitar harder to learn than acoustic guitar?” The answer is it all depends on your style of playing. Both are similar and use the same chords. There is really no difference in electric or acoustic. But a good first guitar is a Fender Squire if you want to play electric and if you want to play acoustic a first good guitar is a Yamaha. When you first get your guitar it should already be in tune. But if not then you are going to have to tune it. There are different ways to tune your guitar. But the most popular tuning is called Standard Tuning. Standard Tuning is the easiest to play. Here are the steps to tuning your guitar in Standard Tuning: E String Tune the bottom E , as accurately as you can. Chances are it’s in tune anyways, being the thickest string it’s the least likely to detune itself than any of the others. If you have another instrument such as a Piano
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