Guitar string names and numbers for beginners

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Published on 26 January 2016
For more information from the source site of this video please visit: This is a sample lesson from the Secret Guitar Teacher site (see link above). It is a lesson designed for complete beginners. Here is a rough idea of what it covers: The strings on the guitar are referred to in different ways, sometimes by note name and sometimes by number. Good to get this sorted out at the outset to avoid confusion later. Play strings and listen to them Top string is at the bottom Bottom string is at the top String are numbered 1 to 6 Standard tuning In a later lesson we’ll show you how to tune the guitar to standard tuning. Define ‘Open String’ Once properly tuned, the notes on each open string will be: EADGBE Lots of ways of remembering this but my favourite, in terms of usefulness, is: Elephants And Donkeys Grow Big Ears Spend a little time learning

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