Guitar: Beginning

Guitar: Beginning

Guitar: Beginning

Categories: Acoustic Guitar, Guitar
The Beginning Worship Guitar Course will turn you from a complete beginner to a competent worship guitarist.

Course Content:

By following this 19 part course you will learn:
  • 35 essential acoustic guitar chords
  • 15 essential strumming patterns
  • Power chords, slash chords & easy ‘cheat’ chords
  • Finger picking patterns - Play in 4/4, 3/4 and 6/8 time
  • Play in any key using a capo
  • Play any song in 3 capo positions
  • Understanding chord charts
  • Transpose complex keys into guitar-friendly keys
  • Tuning, pick and strumming technique
  • Damping strings, learn the notes on the neck
All learning focused around 10 worship songs:
  • A New Hallelujah - Michael W Smith
  • Praise is Rising (Hosanna) - Paul Baloche, Brenton Brown
  • Our God - Matt Redman
  • Your Grace is Enough - Matt Mayer
  • Beautiful One - Tim Hughes
  • How He Loves - David Crowder
  • My Soul Sings – Delirious?
  • Open Eyes of My Heart - Paul Baloche
  • Amazing Grace (My Chains Are Gone) - Chris Tomlin
  • Indescribable - Chris Tomlin, Laura Story

Optional extras - Workbooks and Training Tracks 

Workbooks There are four optional workbooks to accompany the beginning guitar course, (one for each DVD volume) that cover the following: The main course notes in hard copy format for you to fill in and make notes with as you work through the lessons A structured lesson plan for those who prefer a more formal learning experience with all of the topics split into bite sized segments (great for home schooling) Lots of extra exercises, practice ideas and tests to maximise your learning 40 more worship songs with chord charts using the chords and strumming patterns you've learned on the course. Each of the four workbooks is around 50-70 pages in length (260 pages in total) and are available as low cost PDF downloads.   Training Tracks  To go alongside the 40 new songs learned in the workbooks there are 4 Training Track albums (MP3 download) available for those who want backing tracks to play alongside the songs as they learn them Each song features two versions, one at regular speed, and a second slowed down version for practice. Plus every song features three mixes that you can access by turning your computers audio balance controls to the left, to the centre (normal) or to the right:
  • Left mix - "stripped down" for learning (vocals and guitar only)
  • Centre mix  "full band" mix for practising (includes click and vocal cue)
  • Right mix "worship leading" mix (band minus lead vocals, acoustic, click, cue)
The songs on each album are:   Training Tracks: Album 1
  1. Forever
  2. Sing Sing Sing
  3. How Great is Our God
  4. Blessed be Your Name
  5. Nothing But the Blood
  6. Mighty to Save
  7. God of This City
  8. You Alone Can Rescue
  9. Everything
  10. 10,000 Reasons (key of G)
Training Tracks: Album 2  
  1. Your Love Never Fails
  2. The Stand
  3. You Are My King (Amazing Love)
  4. I Will Rise
  5. Jesus Messiah
  6. Because of Your Love
  7. Days of Elijah
  8. Glory to God Forever
  9. Friend of God
  10.  Here I Am to Worship
Training Tracks: Album 3
  1. Our God Saves
  2. Revelation Song
  3. This is My Desire
  4. Happy Day
  5. From the Inside Out
  6. Thankyou For Saving Me
  7. 10,000 Reasons (key of E)
  8. I Could Sing of Your Love Forever
  9. Hosanna (Hillsong)
  10. You’ll Come
Training Tracks: Album 4
  1. Above All Powers
  2. Ancient Of Days (Blessing and Honour)
  3. How Can I Keep From Singing
  4. Lead Me to the Cross
  5. Famous One
  6. Enough
  7. Forever Reign
  8. Desert Song
  9. What the Lord has Done in Me
  10. Say So

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