Understanding DADGAD for Fingerstyle Guitar

by Doug Young
$20.57
sku: 02-21166M
Book/Online audio set. Start exploring the benefits of DADGAD. Teaches the tricks and techniques to create the harp-like sound associated with DADGAD, as well as how to get around the fretboard and play any chord or melody in any key as readily as in standard tuning. DADGAD enables you to play things that would be difficult or impossible in standard tuning, and gives you chords that sound richer and fuller. Note/tab. Beginning/intermediate. 144 pp.   More Details...

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Contents:

  • INTRODUCTION
  • Tuning In DADGAD
  • How To Use This Book
  • GETTING STARTED
  • Three Easy Chords
  • Playing Simple Melodies
  • Improvising With Third String Melodies
  • Improvising In Other Keys
  • Improvisation Examples
  • Learning More Chords
  • Simple Scale Patterns
  • Minor Scale Patterns
  • Putting It All Together
  • LEVERAGING STANDARD TUNING
  • Using Standard Tuning Chord Shapes In DADGAD
  • Creating Chords By Shifting Strings
  • Moveable Chord Forms
  • Converting Scales From Standard To DADGAD
  • Creating Blues Scales In DADGAD
  • The CAGED System
  • CAGED In DADGAD
  • Putting It All Together
  • INTERVALS AND HARMONY
  • Introducing Intervals
  • Harmonizing With Thirds
  • Harmonized Thirds On The Fourth And Fifth Strings
  • Harmonized Thirds On The Third And Fourth Strings
  • Harmonized Thirds On Second And Third Strings
  • More Harmonized Thirds
  • Harmonizing With Sixths
  • Applying Sixths
  • Harmonizing With Tenths
  • Tenths As Skeletal Chords
  • Using Tenths With Open Strings
  • Unisons
  • Octaves
  • Octave Examples
  • Putting It All Together
  • TRICKS AND TECHNIQUES
  • Cross-String Patterns
  • Slurs And Cross-String Patterns
  • More Cross-String Picking Patterns
  • Parallel Harmony
  • Cheater Chords
  • Harmonics
  • Harmonic Patterns
  • Hammer-Ons And Pull-Offs
  • Percussive Techniques
  • Ten Things You Can Do In Standard Tuning
  • Putting It All Together
  • CHORD PROGRESSIONS
  • The Blues Progression
  • Blues Progression With Minimalist Chords
  • The II-V-I Progression
  • Moveable II-V-I Chord Patterns
  • Altered Chords
  • Rhythm Changes
  • Rhythm Changes Using Open String Chords
  • SCALES AND ARPEGGIOS
  • Movable Major Scales
  • Learning Scale Forms
  • Scale Patterns
  • Minor Scales
  • Movable Minor Scales
  • Minor Scale Patterns
  • Cross-String Scales
  • Minor Cross-String Scales
  • Cross-String Examples
  • Arpeggios
  • Cross-String Arpeggios
  • EXPLORING DIFFERENT KEYS
  • C Major
  • D Major
  • D Minor
  • F Major
  • G Major
  • G Minor
  • A Major
  • A Minor
  • B Flat Major