Familiarizing yourself with the guitar fretboard is important for any beginner classical guitarist. You will rarely be required, in the initial stages, to move outside of the first position on the guitar fretboard (the first three frets).
The first step is to become familiar with notes in the first position of the guitar fretboard. Provided on the diagram below are the notes in the first position of the fretboard (includes frets 1, 2 and 3), notes in the second position of the fretboard (includes frets 2, 3 and 4) and notes in the third position in of the guitar fretboard (includes frets 3, 4 and 5).
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Buying a Classical Guitar: If you need to buy a guitar or are thinking about buying a new guitar, then this page is for you. It provides useful tips on how to pick your first classical guitar.
Sitting Positions: This lesson takes you through the principles and dos and donts of the classical guitar sitting position. It introduces you to the guitar supports available including footstools, the Efel, the Dynarette, the A-Frame and the ErgoPlayay.
Music Theory: Music Theory provides an introduction to musical notation and to the basic theory that you will need to start playing.
Finger Names : Finger names in classical guitar scores.
How to Tune your Guitar: How to tune your guitar. There is nothing worse than playing on an untuned guitar. This page teaches you how to tune your guitar with and without an electronic tuner.
Guitar Parts: Start by becoming familiar with the parts of the guitar so that you know what we're talking about when we talk about the bridge or the fret.