• Guitar Music Theory

  • Fast Track Your Guitar Skills with This Essential Guide to Music Theory & Songwriting for the Guitar. Includes, Songs, Scales, Chords and Much More
  • By: Tommy Swindali
  • Narrated by: Brian Cohen
  • Length: 1 hr and 10 mins
  • Categories: Arts & Entertainment, Music
  • 5.0 out of 5 stars (10 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Too many people start with bad guitar lessons, get frustrated, and give up.

Local guitar teachers seem like a great option at first, but you could risk getting stuck with a wannabe rock star who can't really teach you. Or you could try books, but most books are far too bulky and will leave you no better than where you started. 

Strumming a chord or two is not enough, nor is shredding a mindless solo piece. If you do not understand the essentials of music theory, you will never learn to truly play the guitar. Music theory can be complicated, and the biggest hurdle any guitarist faces at the start is understanding what they are seeing. 

The solution isn’t to avoid, but to learn and to face the challenge head-on. These concepts are not hard to understand. In this book, you will be provided with the information you need to get started and to take your guitar skills to the next level.

With that being said, all that remains is to begin our journey through the powerful world of guitar playing. 

In this book, you will discover: 

  • Guitar theory cheat sheets
  • Easily learn the musical alphabet (this will save you years of frustration) 
  • Visualization methods to improve musicianship and performance
  • Scales and key signatures - these are methods behind the music (plus tricks to using and reading them)
  • Beginner guitar chords (all the chords you must know)
  • Learn the circle of fifths and why all guitarists need it! 
  • Music modes - bring life to your songs with modal color
  • Songwriting tips for guitar players and how to overcome songwriter’s block
  • Gorgeous "color chords" that will inspire your playing 
  • And much, much more

Go beyond the phone games to play a real guitar and let me teach you how. I promise you’ll get there! Your fingers are going to be sore, but it's going to be fun.

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I got all guitar techniques and music theory from this audiobook. I listen to it almost every day while I have my guitar with me.

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I’ve been wanting to learn guitar these days and I truly glad that I got this book first. Guides me as a beginner. Definitely learned a lot of things!

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Clear intro to music theory

Guitar music theory is well explained here. The guitar guides here are clear and much better. Highly recommended.

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Unlock music theory with this audiobook

Learn all the essentials and the basics with this guitar music theory guide. This best for both beginners and the experts. Love it.

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Helpful for absolute beginner guitarists

I am new to general music theory and listening to this audiobook is really helpful to help me familiarize terms about music. Highly recommended!

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Guitar music training

Practice your guitar lessons with the help of this audiobook. I can see my progress after a long 2 weeks! Love it.

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Buy more of his audiobooks and books!

Lots of valuable informations here. Easy to understand and easy to read. Will check out his other works!

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Starting ground for guitar music

Starting to finish, I could tell that listening to this audiobook really has an impact. This is a good starting ground on learning guitar music!

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More than just a theory

This book is overall excellent and superb. Taught me a lot of things and music is more than just a theory! Excellent guide for guitar masters.

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Perfect and simple guitar guide

This is the best guitar audiobook guide so far. Learn about the basic and apply them, taught me a lot and really starter friendly!

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  • 02-19-21

Easy to understand

I find this book really interesting and fun. Easy to understand and perfect for complete beginners. This book will definitely guide you on your guitar journey.

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  • 02-09-21

Helpful for your guitar journey

This is definitely the perfect guide for your guitar journey, you will learn tons of things about guitar and music theory. Definitely one of the best helpful guide.

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  • 12-24-20

Teaches guitar theory essentials

This is a must-have audiobook for starters. This is the best audiobook about guitar music theory so far. I’m loving everything about this.

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  • Caldecott Eba
  • 12-23-20

Great source for guitarists

If you want to explore and learn guitar music theory, this one is the perfect book for you. Fun to read and engaging as well.

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  • Carlin Belcham
  • 12-23-20

Awesome and clear

I could tell that this is one of the best music theory audiobook out there. All in one! Have it now.

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  • Serenity
  • 12-22-20

Clear and friendly explanations

Started knowing just a little about Guitar but now, I’m starting have some good and useful knowledge. Explanations are clear and really beginner friendly!

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  • Rosabella Garrand
  • 12-21-20

Fast paced guitar theory guide

Learning a lot from this audiobook. Aspiring musicians who has never learnt music before would love to have this book. Fast paced and easy to follow.

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  • Aubree Gillson
  • 12-21-20

Guitarist’s guide

Get this audiobook if you really want to understand music theory! This is the best guide for a guitarist like me.