Zach Lesson Plan

 

Zach Lesson Plan

A – Scales/Arpeggios, Classical and progressions

1) Chord progression – https://www.hooktheory.com/trends

sing/play

Sing/Sign Root movement (bass notes) (play in a few keys starting on A string and E string)

2) Arpeggios and Major Scales:  Eythor Thorlaksson book

3) Classical Studies

Methods and studies:

Eythor Thorlaksson Material https://www.classical-guitar-school.com/en/Methods

https://www.classical-guitar-school.com/en/Studies

 

B – Rhythm

1) Major Chord Types and Extensions (C A G E D)  

adding different top notes (1, 3, 9, 7, etc)

http://www.all-guitar-chords.com/index.php

2) Rhythm Patterns – tap/sing/play

3) Compose musical idea using part of the rhythm patterns or similar patterns

 

C

1) Minor Chord Types and Extensions (C A G E D)  

adding different top notes (1, 3, 9, 7, etc)

http://www.all-guitar-chords.com/index.php

2) Look at more songs That share the chord progression from A Week

3) Blues and Pentatonic scales

 

Material to cover:

1)Student Choice, maybe a list from A week progression as suggestions,

https://www.hooktheory.com/trends

2)from song

3)Major, Minor, Major 7, Minor 7, Dominant, Sus, 9, Diminished, Augmented. Maybe a chord website

 

D – compose and improvise (recording)

1) Compose 2 short pieces using the chord progression from A, C

2) Use melodic patterns and/or scales to

write a melody or improvise over chords

 

Recommended software:

-Reaper – DAW – recording program

-Garage Band

-Audacity – common and free (also get the lame mp3 encoder from their download page)

-MuseScore – Music notation program

-Hydrogen drum machine http://www.hydrogen-music.org/hcms/node/21

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