Song & Dance lessons Show All Sort By Views
31 of 37

Once you have a general understanding of inversions, or slash chords, on guitar, it’s time to put them to good use in your chord progressions. Inversions can turn the leap from one bass note to another into a seamless transition. In this lesson by Your Guitar Sage, learn three common inversions with examples of chord progressions and put them to good use.


Assignment:
4:57
60
296
0
1

One of the most important aspects of recording music is keeping time. Using the click track feature in Audacity will help you do just that! Modeled after a metronome, the click track option establishes a steady rhythm to guide you as you play and record. You can customize the beats per minute and beats per measure to give you the cadence you need. This audio editor also allows you to easily shift your recording and match-up your music!


Assignment:
6:54
132
33
6
8
9 of 17

If you're looking to learn how to play the guitar, the first thing you need to learn is your chords! This online guitar lesson from Best Beginner Guitar Lesson walks you through the D7 chord. Learn the finger positions for the chord, then practice some strumming exercises to get the hang of switching between chords. This lesson also includes a short introduction to guitar rhythms and strumming patterns, which you'll need once you start busting out a song!


Assignment:
6:54
5
39
0
0
4 of 9

Hold off on the Beethoven and Debussy for a second and play something a little more . . . contemporary. This piano lesson from Paul Corgan shows you how to play the insanely simple and fun-to-play “Bow Chicka Wow Wow,” by Mike Posner. You’ll learn the verse, chorus, and guitar riff and get some tips for putting your own spin on the chord progression.


Assignment:
6:17
68
106
0
1
27 of 37

What sort of precautions should you take if you own a guitar? This lesson covers the basics of guitar care, from temperature to stands to moisturizing oils. Discover how humidity (or lack thereof) affects your guitar and what sort of products you can use to keep the wood from warping or cracking; you’ll also learn the importance of a stand and a sturdy case for avoiding preventable damage.


Assignment:
6:56
59
291
0
1
6 of 9

Three-finger chords may sound like a challenge, but they’re worth it. Once you can play one-, two-, and three-finger chords, you’ll have access to the majority of common chords on the uke. Commit several patterns to memory by learning fundamental progressions, such as the 12-bar blues. This lesson is for beginning and intermediate ukulele students.


Assignment:
14:56
1.4K
496
16
22
7 of 8

Want to learn how to play guitar chords that are a fantastic blend of utility and expression? In this guitar lesson, Ty the Guitar Guy demonstrates chords that sound great and come up often in a variety of different types of music. Follow along to expand your chord repertoire and learn the fingerings that are the easiest way to play these chords!


Assignment:
9:48
38
464
1
4
5 of 5

Do you love the film, characters, and soundtrack of “Frozen”? Then try learning Idina Menzel’s version of “Let It Go” on guitar, taught by Smiley Mo! This intermediate guitar lesson covers all the chords you need to know to play this song through and through, from the intro to the last note. Practice the strumming patterns and perform your new song for friends and family!


Assignment:
19:07
64
52
0
1
33 of 37

Take some time to learn about intervals, or the relationships between notes in a scale; chords and embellishments will start to seem like second nature. This lesson by Your Guitar Sage recalls what you have learned about the whole-whole-half-whole-whole-whole-half pattern to demonstrate the relationship between the eight notes of major and minor scales.


Assignment:
7:01
59
296
0
2
4 of 9

Learning how to play the ukulele is fun and easy when you begin with one-finger chords. There is a surprising number of one-finger ukulele chords that will help you build confidence quickly even if you’ve never picked up this tiny stringed instrument before! In this lesson from professional uke player Kalani, learn how to play the C, C7, A7, and A minor chords.


Assignment:
7:49
3.9K
594
24
52
5 of 9

When you use two fingers to shape chords on the ukulele, your repertoire increases dramatically. In this lesson from Kalani, learn some of the most commonly used chords in all kinds of popular songs: F, D7, and A major. If you have a little experience playing the ukulele and want to build your skills, this is a great lesson to improve your range.


Assignment:
7:27
2.3K
513
12
37
34 of 37

Ever wondered why guitarists use capos? This lesson covers the pros: from shifting keys to form otherwise impossible chords to accommodating a singer’s range. You’ll also learn about the different brands and models, such as Shubb, Kyser, and G7th. Turn a G into an A, and transpose a song into E-flat major; using a capo opens up the door to a world of possibilities.


Assignment:
8:25
59
290
0
1
4 of 8

Using major triads instead of just playing chords can create a more dynamic and interesting sound on guitar. In this beginning guitar lesson, Ty the Guitar Guy explains a little about triad theory, including how triads are organized and triad inversions, and demonstrates how to use major triads in your guitar playing. Learn why triads can be such a great addition to your repertoire of guitar techniques!


Assignment:
5:28
100
474
2
1
2 of 23

Get ready to start your first project in Cubase 7! In this lesson, explore the Project Setup in detail to better understand technical settings like sample rate, bit depth, and Hermode Tuning (HMT). We'll even go into detail about common technical standards, so you can set up your Cubase project correctly. Once you have the best settings to fit your needs, you’ll be well on your way to recording, arranging, or editing your first project!


Assignment:
6:21
303
158
13
18
25 of 37

Why do you want to play guitar? Do you want to play casually at parties, write songs, or record in a studio? Maybe you want to do something entirely different — there are many paths for learning the guitar out there.This lesson urges you to take a seat and examine what you want to get out of the guitar and why. Determine your guitar playing goals and find a way to get there.


Assignment:
4:21
62
293
0
1
2 of 9

Before you start playing the ukulele, it’s imperative to make your instrument pitch-perfect with accurate tuning. In this introductory lesson by Kalani, learn how to use the string names and numbers of your uke to tune it. Don't have a tuner? No worries! You'll also learn how to tune by ear with a method called relative tuning.


Assignment:
8:45
4.1K
747
25
44
4 of 17

Ready to learn another chord on guitar? In this lesson, Sam from Best Beginner Guitar Lessons demonstrates finger positioning for the D chord and offers tips for playing cleanly. Once you have committed the chord structure to memory, practice combining it with the other chords you have learned, such as: G, G7, and C.


Assignment:
4:23
10
41
0
0
3 of 8

Want to learn how to play the major modes on guitar? In this beginning guitar lesson from Ty the Guitar Guy, learn about the three notes per string theory and discover the pattern for each mode. Learn how to break down the pattern of each mode, and review how to play them on guitar. Get some solid practice time as you work on playing each major mode, then discover how to riff over a backing track and add a little improvisation using the G Aeolian or E Dorian mode.


Assignment:
17:07
106
457
2
2
3 of 9

If you lived through the year 2000, you probably remember Vanessa Carlton’s irresistibility catchy “A Thousand Miles.” Want to learn how to play it on piano? This lesson from Paul Corgan, designed for beginner to intermediate students, breaks down each major part of the song and details the notes for the left and right hand.


Assignment:
9:34
130
128
4
2
Failed to load more lessons. Please try again.
Get started!
Save
Enroll Purchase Start -day FREE Trial Claim your
Enroll Purchase Start your FREE days Claim your

Please show this teacher your appreciation:

Leave comment
Love this lesson
Tip $1
Tip $2
Tip $5
500 characters left
Thank You
Thank you for your generosity!
No thanks
Continue
Whoops!
Your free trial of Curious+ has expired