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The Intermediate 101 Complete Course Set includes 5 discs of intermediate guitar playing concepts and techniques including chords, arpeggios and harmonic rhythm.
SPECIAL NOTE: These videos are optimized for the FG-400 and FG-500 series of guitars with full 21-fret lighted learning systems. These videos are NOT compatible with Fretlight 5 acoustic and electric guitars.
Open Position Chords
This video provides a review of open position major and minor chords, introduces the partial barre technique, new open position 7th chords, and many new chord progressions. There are also sections which discuss the concepts of root notes as well as chord tones. The examples in this video include chord progressions played in the style of the Beatles, Crosby Stills and Nash, Dire Straits, CCR, Eric Clapton and more!
Runtime approx. 25 min. instruction plus 14 practice loops.
Suspended Chords and Slash Chords
This video introduces open position suspended chord forms and slash chord forms, along with an explanation of how different chord tones and new root notes are used to construct these types of chords. There are many new chord progressions to practice in this video, including examples played in the style of the Beatles, John Lennon, the Eagles and more!
Approx. 24 min. instruction plus 17 practice loops
Introduction to Arpeggio Playing
This video introduces basic arpeggio techniques using open position chords. Each chord is demonstrated using several different arpeggio variations including ascending, descending, and sequenced patterns. There are many new examples in this video, including progressions played in the style of Lynyrd Skynyrd, the Animals, Led Zeppelin and more!
Approx. 20 min. instruction plus 17 practice loops
Introduction to Bass Note Strums
This video introduces the basic techniques associated with bass note strums using open position chords. Each chord example is demonstrated using several different variations melodically and rhythmically. There are many new progressions in this video, including examples played in the style of Dwight Yoakam, Johnny Cash, Neil Young and more!
Approx. 18 min. instruction plus 17 practice loops
Incorporating Harmonic RhythmThis video introduces the basic concepts associated with harmonic rhythm using open position chords. This video has the most playing examples of the five titles offered in this course and combines all of the elements from the previous titles together with many new rhythmic variations. The examples in this video are played in the style of Green Day, the Beatles, Tom Petty, the Who, the Eagles, Led Zeppelin and more!
Approx. 20 min. instruction plus 8 practice loops