Unleashing the Synergy of Spreadsheets and Strings: A Novel Approach to Guitar Theory and Practice
What you will learn
Grasp the Fundamentals of Music Theory: Acquire a solid understanding of essential music theory concepts as they relate to the guitar.
Master Excel for Musical Applications: Learn to utilize Microsoft Excel as a unique and effective tool for mapping and analyzing guitar fretboard patterns.
Construct and Navigate Guitar Fretboard Spreadsheets: Develop the skills to create detailed Excel worksheets that represent the guitar fretboard.
Understand Open Position in the Key of C: Dive deep into the key of C in open position, gaining insights into chord constructions & scale relationships
Analyze Chords and Scales: Explore and understand the relationship between chords and scales, enhancing your ability to analyze and interpret music.
Improve Fretboard Visualization: Enhance your mental representation of the guitar fretboard, allowing for quicker navigation and more fluent play.
Apply Theory to Practical Play: Translate theoretical knowledge into practical skills, improving your guitar playing and musical comprehension.
Enhance Musical Creativity: Use your newfound knowledge and skills to experiment with and create your own musical compositions and arrangements.
Build a Comprehensive Musical Toolbox: Equip yourself with a versatile set of skills and knowledge that can be applied across various musical genres.
Develop a Unique Approach to Guitar Learning: Experience a novel and engaging method of learning guitar theory, setting a strong foundation.
Navigate and Customize the Provided Excel Worksheet: Learn to effectively use and modify the provided Excel worksheet for your own musical practice.
Discover a groundbreaking approach to mastering guitar music theory with a course designed for aspiring guitarists ready to explore the fretboard like never before. By leveraging the untapped potential of Microsoft Excel, a tool rarely associated with music theory, this course offers a fresh and innovative perspective that will change the way you perceive and play the guitar.
This course is not your typical music theory class. We understand that the guitar fretboard can be viewed as a spreadsheet, making Excel an exceptional tool to deepen your understanding and unlock new potentials. From constructing detailed Excel worksheets that mirror the guitar fretboard, to mapping out chords and scales, this course ensures a comprehensive and hands-on learning experience.
The first section of the course is dedicated to building a robust Excel worksheet that will serve as your guide and companion throughout your musical journey. Whether you’re keen on enhancing your Excel skills or solely focused on the music theory aspect, this course caters to you. We provide step-by-step guidance for constructing the worksheet, ensuring you grasp the fundamentals of both Excel and music theory. For those more inclined towards the theory, a completed copy of the worksheet is provided at each stage, allowing you to dive straight into the musical exploration.
In a unique twist, the worksheet is formatted with the lowest guitar string at the top, mirroring the way most guitarists visually perceive the fretboard while playing. This intuitive layout ensures a seamless transition from theory to practice, enhancing your ability to visualize and navigate the fretboard with ease.
As the course progresses, we delve into the key of C in open position, unraveling its mysteries with unparalleled detail. You will learn to construct and analyze each chord within this key, mapping them onto the fretboard, fingering the positions, and understanding their relationship with the C Major scale. By contrasting the C Major Scale with the scale of each chord, you gain a holistic understanding of musical relationships and patterns, enriching your theoretical knowledge and practical skills simultaneously.
This is more than just a course; it’s an innovative journey that blends the power of Excel with the beauty of guitar music theory, ensuring you emerge with a solid foundation and a new-found appreciation for the fretboard. Join us on this unique adventure and transform your approach to guitar theory and practice!