Advice 1: How to set the scale on the guitar

Before you start to play on the guitar, you need to configure. And we should start with the scale. Under the scale of the guitar means the distance between the upper and lower sills. However, many professional musicians do not agree with this and believe that this should add amendments to the compensation system.
How to set the scale on the guitar
Instruction
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Tuning a guitar, you know that in the build of the guitar is affected by the scale, and how well it was designed and implemented in a particular sample. As you know, the middle of a stretched string corresponds to the 12th fret. If the string is not "builds", so she has a different cross-sectional area at different sites, which is typical of worn strings.
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The calculation of the scale of guitar craft with the special table. Correlating the characteristics of the scale of my guitar with the testimony of the table, you will receive, data relating to each fret and across the scale as a whole.
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It is useful to recall what Mansur dealing with guitarists. The electric guitars it is 648 or 629 mm, classical guitar is 650 mm, and the guitars of Soviet production – 630 mm. Guitar scale length you can measure with a metal ruler, which is usually used by turners, as it is quite accurate. Suitable caliper. Proceed to the measurement. For example, when setting the scale of classical guitar the middle will correspond to the distance of 325 mm.
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So add the zero mark metal ruler to the 12th fret and look at the zero fret. If the obtained distance is shorter than half the scale of about half a millimeter, then you're doing it right.
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A very different picture will be on the lower nut. Here are the indications for each string will be different, because it affects not the size of the nut, and the point of touch on the strings. To customize the scale of it is very important to define them. The fact that the upper and lower nut is incorrectly placed relative to the frets, as that does not take account of the amendment.
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If setting the scale for you is new, then follow the advice of professionals – it should only be done with new strings. Old strings even with accurate measurements will not give a good result. The same goes for frets. Worn frets are losing roundness, what touch will not fall on the center of the fret, which also leads to disruption of the calculation of the scale.

Advice 2 : How to play seven-string guitar

The number of those wishing to learn to play the Russian seven-string guitar is growing every year, despite the fact that in many countries a much more popular classic Spanish shestistrunniki. Have a seven-string guitar has its own characteristics and advantages. There are some techniques that are unique to this guitar. Some of them invented by Gypsy performers — seven-string guitar was and still is a favorite instrument of the Russian Gypsies. Often the seven-string guitar sounds in a duet with the six string guitar, domra or balalaika.
The Russian seven-string guitar has its advantages
You will need
  • Guitar
  • Tuning fork
  • The chord chart for the 7-string guitar
  • Tablature
  • Ciprovci
  • Notes for seven-string guitar
Instruction
1
Tune your guitar. Seven-string guitar is based on the triad of the tonic Sol-major. The first string is tuned as re the 1st octave. Check out her tuning fork. If you have a regular tuning fork with a mustache, which gives the sound of La, then the first string, sandwiched on the seventh fret should sound with the tuning forks in unison. The following strings are configured as si-Sol-ré-si-Sol-re.
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Have a seven-string guitar there is a considerable advantage over other tools. It can be used with or without a Barre to play almost all the chords using the same position of the fingers of the left hand. Start with chords, where most of the open string. The main chord is in g major. It can take, not pinching the strings, but you can use a different treatment — for example, holding the first, fourth or seventh chord on the fifth fret.
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Learn to take Barre. Barre guitar method, when the index finger of the left hand grips the part of the string (small Barre) or all (big Barre). A seven-string guitar Barre can be taken using the thumb of the left hand, which clamps to the desired fret the bass strings. The neck of the guitar while actually lying on the palm of your hand.
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Learn the major chords in g-major and g-minor,. It is a tonic triad, and triads of the fourth and fifth degrees of C major and d major. Both of these chords can be taken, using a Barre on the fifth and seventh frets. Do Barre for seven-string guitar is important because all major chords are the easiest to take using this technique. G minor chord is taken from the Barre on the third fret, and the first, fourth and seventh string pressed on the fifth fret. Exactly in the same position you can take and all the other minor chords.
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Learn how to take the seventh chord. For example, La-major seventh chord is taken with a Barre on the second fret and the first or fourth string thus clamped little finger or ring finger on the fifth fret. Try to play the rest of the seventh chords using Barre on different frets. The seventh chord involves the index and the little finger or middle finger. The rest of you can try to clamp the other way. Get different chords that can be useful in the selection of the accompaniment.
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Try to play without the Barre. You already know salt is a major chord build on the closed strings. The first string is clamped with the little finger on the fifth fret, the second the index finger on the third, the third with your middle finger on the fourth fret. Ring finger you can try different sounds on the bass and see what happens — in any case it will come in handy when playing chords.
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In parallel, develop the right hand. Start with a simple bust, with ascending and descending arpeggios. Arpeggios are played in sequence all the fingers of the right hand except the little finger. Then learn to play a simple battle. The right hand fingers touch the strings with the back, mainly nails. Thumb while in the right time affects the bass string. Play fight different rhythms. Try to play a waltz, a March and something lyrical. When you learn how to confidently play a simple battle, try more complicated when put together the right hand fingers touch the strings as nails and phalanges on the palm side.
Note
Some musicians tune the seventh string otherwise. It may sound like mi or La. But in the notes for seven-string guitar is usually given fingering for a conventional system.
Useful advice
Learning is faster if there are some purpose — for example, to learn the accompaniment to the song. So take zimovku any song and learn the chords in the order in which they stand in ciprovci.

Right hand when playing as Robin, so the fight should be absolutely free.

Advice 3 : How to set the scale on the guitar

Before you start to play on the guitar, you need to configure. And we should start with the scale. Under the scale of the guitar means the distance between the upper and lower sills. However, many professional musicians do not agree with this and believe that this should add amendments to the compensation system.
How to set the scale on the guitar
Instruction
1
Tuning a guitar, you know that in the build of the guitar is affected by the scale, and how well it was designed and implemented in a particular sample. As you know, the middle of a stretched string corresponds to the 12th fret. If the string is not "builds", so she has a different cross-sectional area at different sites, which is typical of worn strings.
2
The calculation of the scale of guitar craft with the special table. Correlating the characteristics of the scale of my guitar with the testimony of the table, you will receive, data relating to each fret and across the scale as a whole.
3
It is useful to recall what Mansur dealing with guitarists. The electric guitars it is 648 or 629 mm, classical guitar is 650 mm, and the guitars of Soviet production – 630 mm. Guitar scale length you can measure with a metal ruler, which is usually used by turners, as it is quite accurate. Suitable caliper. Proceed to the measurement. For example, when setting the scale of classical guitar the middle will correspond to the distance of 325 mm.
4
So add the zero mark metal ruler to the 12th fret and look at the zero fret. If the obtained distance is shorter than half the scale of about half a millimeter, then you're doing it right.
5
A very different picture will be on the lower nut. Here are the indications for each string will be different, because it affects not the size of the nut, and the point of touch on the strings. To customize the scale of it is very important to define them. The fact that the upper and lower nut is incorrectly placed relative to the frets, as that does not take account of the amendment.
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If setting the scale for you is new, then follow the advice of professionals – it should only be done with new strings. Old strings even with accurate measurements will not give a good result. The same goes for frets. Worn frets are losing roundness, what touch will not fall on the center of the fret, which also leads to disruption of the calculation of the scale.

Advice 4 : How to adjust an electric guitar

Tuning electric guitars, unlike acoustic, is more delicate and time consuming procedure. To get the tool of excellent work, in addition to adjust the sound you want to adjust the scale, the height of the strings, to adjust the camber of the fretboard and the distance from the strings to the pickups.
How to adjust an electric guitar
Instruction
1
Adjust the sound of an electric guitar using an online tuner or special programs: Pitch Perfect Tuner Gutar pro Tune It! AP Guitar Tuner, Guitar Rig, GCH-Guitar Tuner. To adjust yourself, trust your music ear.
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Tune your guitar in standard order, starting with the first control the sound of the string: it should correspond to the note "Mi" on the piano or the sound of the first string to another already tuned guitar. In unison with the open first string should sound the second, sandwiched on the fifth fret. The sound of the third, sandwiched on the fourth fret, the strings should be the same as the second sound of the open strings. Fourth, fifth and sixth string, sandwiched on the fifth fret must be sound in unison with the third, fourth and fifth open.
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Adjust the scale of the guitar using the tuner. Rotate the bolt located on the tailpiece, adjust the guitar so that clamped on the twelfth fret string to sound an octave higher than the open. Use harmonics to set the scale by ear. Increase the size of the scale in that case, if the note at the twelfth fret will be higher than the notes of the open strings. In the reverse situation requires the reduction of scale.
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Adjust the deflection of the neck of a guitar, holding down the sixth string at the first and last fret. Check if the distance from the eighth fret to the strings was 0.2 - 0.3 mm. make Sure the distance from the strings to the upper surface of the seventeenth fret is 1.6 - 2.4 mm. on the strings from the first to the third and 2 - 2.8 mm. on the strings from the fourth to the sixth.
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Rotate the bolts by which the pickup is attached to the housing to adjust the distance from the pickups to the strings. The distance from the transducer to the thick strings should be longer than the same distance from the thin strings. If the sensor is too close, it will zadavalsya strings, but if too far, the sound will be quiet.

Advice 5 : How to tune a guitar using a tuning fork

The tuning fork is a small device, exactly reproducing a certain sound. He looks in the form of a two-pronged metal fork and typically has a frequency of 440 Hz, reproducing a note "La" 1st octave. With its help you can set up different musical instruments, including guitar.
How to tune a guitar using a tuning fork
You will need
  • guitar;
  • is the tuning fork.
Instruction
1
To tune your guitar with the help of a tuning fork , you must first configure the first string. The first string pre-configured sounds out the note "mi" of the 2nd octave. To set this, hold the string on the fifth fret and twisting the tuning pegs (they determine the force of the string tension), to make its sound match the sound of a tuning fork. When twisting, you must be careful not to pull the strings and not to make sudden movements, otherwise the strings may break. To set up the rest of the strings, the tuning fork will not need.
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The second string pre-configured sounds out the note C of 1st octave. To configure the second string should clip it on the fifth fret and get the same sound with the first.
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The third string, when properly configured, emits the "G." 1st octave. In order to configure the correct sound of the third string, hold it on the fourth fret and get the same sound with the second.
4
The sound of the fourth string in tune with the note "Re" 1st octave. Tuning the fourth string, you need to get the same sound with the third, which is usually enough to clamp it on the fifth fret and compare the sound of two strings should be identical and simultaneous sound merge into a single sound.
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A fifth string tuned condition makes the note "La" of the small octave and sounds in unison with the fourth string. The fifth string should hold down on the fifth fret and tune its sound in full analogy with the fourth.
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And finally, the sixth string in a perfectly tuned condition makes the note "Mi" of the small octave. To configure latest six string, carefully clamp it on the fifth fret and get the same sound from the fifth string.
Useful advice
To make sure that the settings are correct, take both the first and sixth strings. Should sound clean, not cutting hearing interval. If not, verify the settings for all strings. You can also take any clean chord to ensure no discordant sounds. After tuning the guitar is fully ready to play, and you can enjoy clean, pleasant sound.
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