Useful lessons posted on here every day

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Watch this Space as I will try and get useful lessons posted on here every day until I recover, I am at home with a herniated disk in my spine and miss work! are you mad? you say? no im a guitar teacher and its the best job in the world!!

anyway on to the tutorial...

This is all about the circle of 5ths, it looks like a medieval sundial but its actually very useful



F
FC
FCG
FCGD
FCGDA
FCGDAE
FCGDAEB

THAT IS THE ORDER OF SHARPS STARTING AT G SHARP SO G HAS F AS A SHARP
A D HAS FC AND SO FORTHE

SORRY FOR CAPS

READ THIS ARTICLE ITS GREAT FOR CHORD IDEAS AND KNOWING KEY SIGNATURES

so go fwd two on that little phrase by two and you have key sig so father - g christmas = d but you have to include the sharps before starting from F

copy the above and fill it in for yourself
Sharps
F
FC
FCG
FCGD
FCGDA
FCGDAE
FCGDAEB
I have done the 1st one for you the f sharp belongs to G maj, if you get stuck email me my email is on my site below

read this as well its a great read
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Circle_of_fifths

NB when you have looked at the Maj aspect of it, the Min is extremely useful as well
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