Intro to Standard Notation for Guitar

This is lesson 1 of “A Guide to Leavitt’s ‘A Modern Method for Guitar’” by LessonNotebook.com. Parents often ask, “Will my child learn to read music for guitar?” What they’re really asking is, “Will my student get a well-rounded musical education and become a real musician, not just a guitar player?” Students, on the other […]

Standard Notation, Fake Sheets and Tablature for Guitar

Guitar music is typically written in one of three formats: standard notation, fake sheets (also called chord sheets) or tablature. Each of these has their advantages and disadvantages. Standard notation: the most information, the hardest to read. Standard notation gives the most detailed musical information of the three formats, utilizing the five-line staff, key signatures, […]