The Missing Method for Guitar: The 5th Position

The Missing Method for Guitar: The 5th Position

by Christian J. Triola


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The Missing Method for Guitar: The 5th Position by Christian J. Triola

Know Your Fretboard. Remove the guesswork. Read beyond the open position!

Most guitar players never make it this far. (Let's not tell any of them how easy the next step actually is!) In book one, you put in all the hard work of figuring out how to read notation. Now with book 2 you'll be able to apply your new skills to the middle of the neck. No more guesswork. This region of the neck is where most professional players love to play. And now it's your turn!

What you'll learn:

  • How to read notes in the middle of the neck (Frets 5-9) with a step-by-step approach
  • How to count and read triplet rhythms
  • Tips for memorization!
  • How to read in Compound Time
  • Reading in minor keys, including relative minor, melodic, harmonic, and jazz-melodic minors
  • The Circle of Fifths and how it's used

Also included: A review of open position!

With clear explanations and ample practice exercises, The Missing Method for Guitar™ Note Reading Series Book 2 gives you everything you need to become fluid in playing beyond the open position!

Why wait? Order your copy and start mastering your instrument today!

Already know the fifth position? Then be sure to check out The Missing Method Book 3 and take your reading to the next level!

Here's your quick guide to the entire series:

    Book 1: The Basics and Reading in Open Position (Frets 0-5)

    Book 2: Note Reading in the Fifth Position (Frets 5-9). Also included: reading triplets, tips for memorization, understanding compound time, reading in minor keys, the circle of fifths and how to use it, review of open position.

    Book 3: Note Reading in the 9th Position (Frets 9-13). Also included: more reading in minor keys, review complex rhythms, understanding how melodies work, the differences between diatonic and chromatic melodies, a review of both open and fifth positions.

    Book 4: Two books in one! Crossing Over Positions (Frets 3-7 and Frets 8-11). Also included: how to change keys, reading in minor keys, a review of open, fifth, and ninth positions.

    Book 5: Note Reading in the highest region of the neck (Frets 12 to 22). Also included: how to read notation in 8va, reading in minor keys, changing keys, a review of open, fifth, ninth, third, and seventh positions, and a reference section showing you every natural note on every string!

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*The Missing Method for Guitar is a new, expanded edition of the book originally titled The Missing Method: Reading Guitar Music Beyond the Open Position.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781544985435
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 04/05/2017
Pages: 156
Sales rank: 584,974
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.33(d)

About the Author

Christian J. Triola holds a Bachelor's Degree in Music (Jazz Studies) and a Master's Degree in Education, both from The University of Akron. He has taught guitar, bass, mandolin, ukulele, and piano for over 15 years and has played in a variety of bands in addition to his many solo performances. Outside the world of music, he is the author of six novels and several short pieces, writing under the pen name CN James with his wife, Amy Joy.

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