Main Profile

At A Glance

Whole Steps and Half Steps on Guitar (Lesson 11 of 19)

Check out Bas Rutten's Liver Shot on MMA Surge: http://bit.ly/MMASurgeEp1 Lesson 11: Whole Steps and Half Steps on Guitar --------------------------------------------------------------------- Knowing about whole steps and half steps is crucial for learning scales and classic guitar riffs. Thomas will guide you through the world of whole steps and half steps, and you'll be a better guitarist for it! Whole Steps and Half Steps on Guitar --------------------------------------------------------------------- Half Steps: The guitar neck is separated by frets into 12 semitones or half steps that repeat. Each fret is one half step. This is why the 12 fret of any string is the same notes as that open string, an octave higher. Every 12 consecutive frets starts the semitone cycle all over again an octave higher.Whole Steps: Whole steps are equal to two half steps, or two frets. Another way of saying it would be two semitones make up a whole tone or whole step. A good way to visualize this on the guitar neck is to play a note on any fret, then skip a fret and play the next one up for the whole step. Read more by visiting our page at: http://www.mahalo.com/whole-steps-and-half-steps/
Length: 02:24

Contact

Questions about Whole Steps and Half Steps on Guitar (Lesson 11 of 19)

Want more info about Whole Steps and Half Steps on Guitar (Lesson 11 of 19)? Get free advice from education experts and Noodle community members.

  • Answer

Ask a New Question