Posted by: David French | December 12, 2015

Play Guitar in Class

pasa full chords

The PLAY GUITAR resources have been tested with whole classes sharing one guitar between two students.  They are intended to be fun and smartboard friendly.

LEARN THE GUITAR

The basics for beginners with 1) parts of the guitar 2) proper guitar handling 3) notes on the guitar 4) guitar chords

TUNE MY GUITAR

Simple to use tool for tuning the six strings.

EL CONDOR PASA

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Famous song from Peru “Oh Condor mighty owner of the sky, take me home, Inca home…” with lyrics derived from La República of Peru, 2004. This version is very useful for learning chords Em, G and C.

TUM BALALAIKA

Presentation includes guitar chord charts for Am, Dm and E.

WHEN LOVE IS KIND – PLAYALONG

Chord charts provided for G, D, D7, Em, Am

NEW WORLD FOR GUITARS

This backing track is simplified and adapted from New World Symphony no. 9 by A. Dvořák.  Do not expect this to sound like the original piece since it is provided for the revision of easy beginner chords C and G, full chords E, Am, Dm.

Students should follow the link to Listening Adventure for a graphic score that follows the entire four movements of Dvořák’s masterpiece.

MEXICAN MIX

Strum easy guitar chords C, G and G7 and full chord D7 with the Mexican Hat Dance and La Cucaracha.

SKYE BOAT SONG

3 versions with the following features:

  • adapted harmonies

  • triple and quadruple time signatures

  • links to Education Scotland for recordings with background information about Culloden.

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