Where to start?

To learn to play, first need, of course, the guitar. And from the beginning it is advisable to choose good tool. Don't have to do it custom, among mass-produced instruments you can find something suitable, and they are usually cheaper than the custom. Immediately buy a good case (preferably hard), spare strings, a handle for the tuning pegs, but if the guitar with removable fretboard and the adjustment key. In addition, you will need:
- tutorial;
- table of chords;
- tablatures;
- metronome;
is the tuning fork.
The metronome and the tuning fork can not buy. Many music sites have electronic. You can also install a special program like GuitarPro with the proper devices and tables.
Do not attempt to choose a guitar yourself. Take with yourself in shop of a man who already owns the tool.

If you don't know music

Whether you need the guitar notes? Of course, literacy is never superfluous, so if you have the opportunity to learn basic music theory. This can be done independently. What is needed in the first stage, there is the tutorial: note names, place each on the staff and on the fretboard. Immediately start to learn the chords. Learn simple sequences. For that, you need to know the basic degrees – tonic, subdominant and dominant. It is desirable to remember still the dominant seventh chord occurs, its treatment and resolution.
The same sound the guitar can take a variety of ways. The more options you will master the better.

Learn notation

You will certainly need letter designations of the chords. In many books you can see above the lines of text in Latin lettering. This entry is called cifrovoi. In a good guitar reference book you'll find all the recording options of the chord – music, digital and tablature.

What is tablature?

Tablature is a graphic which depicts the position of each finger when the musician takes a particular chord. No need to memorize where the note is written. It is sufficient to find the right way and positioning his fingers as drawn. This option record is used by many musicians, not just beginners.

Making the right hand

Take the most simple chord, e.g. a minor or d minor. His right hand moving the strings from the thickest to the thinnest and Vice versa. Then try to touch all the strings together. When you start work, try to master the simple sequence – for example, a tonic-subdominant-dominant-tonic, that is the proverbial guitar "square". Learn how to quickly rearrange the chords. Practice the same sequence until you succeed and then move on to the next. Note that almost all popular songs can be played on the square, and for changing the pitch there is a Capo. If you learn the guitar, you will have to learn how to use several tools. Learning how to confidently play a brute force, start to master the combat and its different variants. Learn from the best on the songs when the melody voice.