How to play tiny dancer on acoustic guitar

Tiny Dancer tab with lyrics by John Elton for guitar @ Guitaretab

CHORDS: ------- EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE C (x32010) D7 (xx0212) Em (022000) G/B (x2003x) F (133211) D (xx0232) Ab (466544) G/B* (x2303x) G (320003) Dm7 (xx0211) Bb (688766) Dm (xx0231) Em7 (022030) E7 (020100) Gm7 (353333) Asus4 (x02230) Am7 (x02010) Am (x02210) Cm (x35543) Phew, first tab I've made in months. Great song from the 70's that was used in the film Almost Famous. Many people requested this a few months ago so I decided to tab it now, when people have already found the chords somewhere else :) Lots of chords, but don't be intimidated, it's an easy song to play. I got the basics for this tab at: chords_to_tiny_dancer.htm So Big Thanx to them, lots of other Elton John songs there, check it out. INTRO: ------ C F C F C F C F 

If you want tab for the intro you can play it like this, I just strum it: C F E|--------0--------------------| B|-----------3--1-----1-----1--| G|------0-------2-2-----2------| D|----2---------3---3-----3----| A|--3--------------------------| E|-----------------------------|

VERSE 1: -------- C F C F Blue jean baby, L.A. lady, C F F G seamstress for the band C F C F Pretty eyed, pirate smile, C F F G you'll marry a music man F Em7 Am7 D7 (or just a regular D) Ballerina, you must have seen her Dm7 E7 Am G dancing in the sand C F C F And now she's in me, always with me, C G F Em Dm7 Tiny dancer in my hand C F C F VERSE 2: -------- C F C F Jesus freaks out in the street, C F F G Handing tickets out for God C F C F Turning back she just laughs C F F G The boulevard is not that bad F Em7 Am7 D7 Piano man he makes his stand Dm7 E7 Am G in the auditorium C F C F Looking on she sings the songs C G F Em Dm7 The words she knows, the tune she hums C F C F PRE-CHORUS: ----------- Ab Bb But oh how it feels so real, Gm7 Cm lying here with no one near Ab Bb Only you and you can hear me G/B G/B* when I say softly, slowly In the chorus the C is probably supposed to be C/E. I just use the regular C, but if you wanna use C/E it's played either like this (032010) or (xx2010). CHORUS: ------- F C Dm C

TINY DANCER Chords - Elton John

 Intro: C F C F
 C F C F
 C F

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E|--------0--------------------| B|-----------3--1-----1-----1--| G|------0-------2-2-----2------| D|----2---------3---3-----3----| A|--3--------------------------| E|-----------------------------|

C F C F Blue jean baby, L.A. lady, C F F G seamstress for the band C F C F Pretty eyed, pirate smile, C F F G you'll marry a music man F Em7 Am7 D7 Ballerina, you must have seen her Dm7 E7 Am G dancing in the sand C F C F And now she's in me, always with me, C G F Em Dm7 Tiny dancer in my hand C F C F C F C F Jesus freaks out in the street, C F F G Handing tickets out for God C F C F Turning back she just laughs C F F G The boulevard is not that bad F Em7 Am7 D7 Piano man he makes his stand Dm7 E7 Am G in the auditorium C F C F Looking on she sings the songs C G F Em Dm7 The words she knows, the tune she hums C F C F Ab Bb But oh how it feels so real, Gm7 Cm lying here with no one near Ab Bb Only you and you can hear me G/B G/B when I say softly, slowly

F C Dm C Hold me closer tiny dancer F C G Count the headlights on the highway F C Dm Lay me down in sheets of linen F C G You had a busy day today

REFRO Am Asus4 Am C F C F F C Dm C Hold me closer tiny dancer F C G Count the headlights on the highway F C Dm Lay me down in sheets of linen F C G G You had a busy day today C F C F C F C F C

How to play the guitar? guitar playing techniques.

This article is dedicated to those who are just starting to master the guitar , as well as to those who want to diversify their playing with all sorts of techniques, since there are plenty of them today.

But let's start with the main ways you can accompany yourself or someone else.


Fighting technique

9- blow on the strings up. There are many variations of this technique, and the number of rhythmic battle patterns depends only on your imagination, so go for it!

But let's not stop at one technique and move on.

Brute force technique.

classical guitar loves this technique very much. There are two main types of busting: 3/4 and 4/4.

Bust 3/4:

E---------------0--------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------- -------

B------------1----1------0--------------- -------------------------------------------------- ------

G--------2-----------2---------1-----1------------ -------------------------------------------------- -----

D----------------------2-----------2-------- -------------------------------------------------- ------

A----0---------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------- -------

E-----------------------0------------------------ -------------------------------------------------- -------

When playing with fingers, the notes on the fifth and sixth strings (A and E, respectively) are taken with the thumb, the remaining notes in order: index - middle - nameless. This way of extracting notes is called "plucking". Correct hand placement as shown in the picture

Bust 4/4:

E-------------------1----------------------- -------------------------------------------------- -------

B-----------1-----------1--------------------1--- -------------------------------------------------- -----

G---------2-----2-----2----2----------1----------- -one------------------------------------------------ ---

D------------------------------------2-----2------ 2----2---------------------------------------------------- ----

A-----0------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------- -------

E---------------------------------0--------------- -------------------------------------------------- -------

Fingering technique

When playing with fingers, the index and middle fingers are most commonly used. In this case, when attacking a string (strike on a string), the finger is placed on the higher string. Play this exercise: put your fingers on the first string as shown in the picture and pull the string, alternating fingers and putting them from the first string to the second. With the correct setting of the hands, the movements of the fingers will be similar to the steps of small legsJ. And don't forget that the thumb should rest on the 5th or 6th string!


Playing with a mediator is one of the most common in modern music, because playing with a mediator provides incredible opportunities for sound production.

Technique of play VARIABLE STROKE

The technique is that you take a pick (as shown in the picture) and pluck the string down and up.

E------------------------4-5-4----- -------------------------------------------------- -

B---------------------------------5-7---------7-5 --------------------------------------------------

G--------------------4-6-7------------------ --7-6-4-----------------------------------------

D------------------4-6-7-------------------------- ---------7-6-4---------------------------------

A----------4-5-7--------------------------------- ------------------7-5-4---------------------------

E-----5-7----------------------------------------- ------------------------7-5--------------------- 9- blow on the string up; v - downstroke

Technique SWIPPING

This technique consists in the fact that your right hand plays notes, moving from one string to another, with a pick you hit one string at a time and go down, and then go up. Try to play the following exercise

E-----------------15-12----------------------16-13---- -------------------------------------

B-------------14---------13---------------15-------14- -------------------------------------

G---------13----------------14---------14------------ --15---------------------------------

D-----12------------------------15-13---------------- ------16------------------------------

A------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------

E------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------ 9


It consists in the fact that all strikes with a plectrum fall down, often touching several strings. Used for playing riffs (basic guitar parts in styles such as rock, metal)

E------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------

B------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------

G------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------

D------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------

A----------2------3-----4-----3------2-2---------- ----------------------------------------------------

E-----0-1----0-1---0-1---0-1--0-1----------------- ------------------------------------------------

v v v v v v v v v v v v v v v v v

Famous downstroke riff :Metallica - Master of puppets



This is one of the most important points when starting to play the guitar. Because the wrong setting of the left hand can most severely slow down the learning process, and in the absence of recommendations in the future, it can lead to the disease "tunnel neuropathy" or "tunnel syndrome". However, do not forget that excessive diligence at the beginning of training is also not welcome, since it can also cause the development of this syndrome. At the first stages of learning, it is important to give a break to your hands if you start to feel pain from tension, because this disease is associated with a long and monotonous tension of the muscles of the wrist and leads to nerve compression, pain and the inability to learn the guitar (without proper rest)

LEGATTO equipment

Legato is a smooth transition from one note to another. The meaning is that you hit the string only once, and the second note (third, fourth) sounds as a result of the following technique:

SLIDE technique

The meaning of the technique lies in the fact that you clamp the string at a certain fret, hit it with a plectrum or finger, and then with your left hand, without releasing the string, lead your finger to the fret you need. Technique Development Exercise:

E----------------------------------5s6------------ -----------------------------------------------------

B -----------------------------5s7-------------------- --------------------------------------------------

G--- --------------------4s10----------------------- ---------------------------------------

D-------- ----------4s6-------------------------------------- ---------------------------

A----------- --5s8----------------------------------------------------- ---------------------------------

E--------5s7-------------------------------- -----------------------------------------------------

v v v v v



It consists in the fact that you hit the string with your right hand, clamped on a certain fret, and then hit the desired fret with the other finger of your left hand, without releasing the first finger. For example, if you put your index finger on the 5th fret of the first string, and then you need to get a note on the 7th fret, you take a note on the 5th fret, and then put your left hand ring finger on the 7th fret with force. Hammer on Technique Development Exercise:

E----------------------------------------------5h7h8 -----------------------------------------------------

B --------------------------------------5h7h8----------- --------------------------------------------------

G--- -------------------5h7h8--------------------- -----------------------------------------

D------ ----------------5h7h8--------------------------------- --------------------------------

A--------- -----5h7h8---------------------------------------------------- -----------------------------------

E------5h7h8---------------------------------------- -----------------------------------------------------

v v v v

h-hammer on

PULL technique OFF

The technique is the reverse of the Hammer on technique.


The peculiarity of this technique is that the notes are not extracted by strikes with a plectrum or fingers, but by strong pressing of the fingers of the left and right hands of the strings at certain frets. In this exercise, the notes at the 12th and 11th frets are played with the middle finger of the right hand by pressing hard and pulling down to produce a pull off effect:


E-----8p5-12p5-8p5-12p5-7p5-11p5-7p5-11p5----- ---------

B------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------- -----

G------------------------------------------------ -------------------------------------------------- -

D---------------------------------------------- -----------------------------------------------------

A -------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------

E---------------------------------------------- ----------------------------------------------


So, of course, these are not all the techniques that you can play on the guitar, but knowing them will greatly expand your capabilities as a guitarist, so good luck in this difficult, but incredibly interesting business!

And finally, an inspiring video in which the guitarist masterfully uses the above techniques. Be sure to watch it to understand what is worth striving for.

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Many novice guitarists in the first months of learning to play the guitar face a big problem: fingers that are still unaccustomed to the correct setting hurt, notes do not sound the way we would like, the right and left hands are completely uncoordinated, instead of music, a complete cacophony sounds ...

All this does nothing to increase the morale of a novice musician – and today we will help them not to lose that spark, that creative spark that makes a guitarist pick up his favorite instrument every day and become better.

Tip #1: Work on proper hand placement

One of the biggest mistakes a beginner guitarist makes is being too hasty. Trying to impress everyone around them, trying to learn all their favorite songs in a month, young guitarists do not have time to work out the correct setting of the right and left hands. At the same time, it is the setting that determines how fast you can play, how clean and economical the game will be from a physiological point of view, that is, it will not be accompanied by overstrain.

An attentive reader will object: in some well-known virtuosos, the positioning of the right and left hands is far from ideal. That's right, but let's be blunt: proper setup will help you learn to play at high speed without messing up a lot faster, and it will help you avoid some of the health problems that can plague guitarists. In the end, it's worth understanding that many of these virtuosos learned to play at a time when access to teachers or guitar learning materials was much more difficult and each of them went through dozens of years of hard training to become famous.

At the same time, initially correctly placed hands will help you significantly accelerate progress. How to Achieve Proper Positioning: Seek out a reputable teacher or watch videos of famous musicians who have correct and economical hand positioning. Compare your hand placement with other guitarists (this is convenient to do with a mirror), slightly adjust it to suit your anatomical features so that the guitar playing is as relaxed and smooth as possible.

Tip #2. No overexertion

In continuation of the first tip, place your hands and play in such a way that you don't feel overextended. Naturally, at first it will be a very difficult task: a new instrument, physiologically unusual postures and movements, but wait a month or two - and you and the guitar will practically begin to become one. But only on the condition that you do everything gradually and correctly.

Overvoltage is one of the main mistakes of beginners, which with a fairly high probability can lead to injury or to the fact that a person will abandon the tool completely. Why Beginners Overstress:

  • Incorrectly set tool. When a novice musician tunes an instrument by ear, he is mistaken with a 100% probability. And very often it turns out that the beginner's instrument is tuned higher than the standard tuning - this creates excessive string tension and the need for more string pressing force.
  • Soft fingertips. Calluses on the pads of the fingers and roughness of the skin on them are the only pain that should accompany the process of learning a novice guitarist. And let's be honest - it's difficult to call it pain, rather a pleasant tingling, the cause of which is the process of changing the soft skin to a rougher one. For beginners, before the coarsening of the fingertips, many sounds on the guitar, due to the anatomical features of the finger, sound muffled, sometimes with overtones - and an inexperienced musician makes the erroneous conclusion that he simply does not clamp the string hard enough. Don't fall for the trap: just wait a couple of weeks until your pads get stronger and don't overexert your knuckles.
  • Barre is a stumbling block for many beginners. Due to underdeveloped joints and tendons in the fingers, a beginner has to make great efforts to cleanly pinch a 6-string barre - here we can only advise measuredness and discretion. Start with a simple barre on two thin strings, then add a 3rd, 4th, and so on, until you can strike the chords cleanly and relaxed on all 6 strings.
  • Wrong posture when playing. So far, we've only talked about the fingers, but many guitarist injuries involve overexertion in the forearms, shoulder girdle, and even the back. Try to choose the most comfortable position for yourself, use comfortable guitar straps, stay relaxed and straight, then learn to look less at the neck.

You should not forget that all good guitarists play naturally and relaxed, their face does not have a grimace of pain and overexertion - see for yourself by watching live performances of your favorite musicians.

Tip #3. Listen and Hear

When playing the guitar, and even more so when composing your own music, you need more than just well-developed hands. Your ear will be your main tool and assistant - develop it right at the very beginning of your musical path.

Practice identifying the pitches of your favorite music, later begin to recognize intervals and chords. Delve deeper into the tonal canvas: try to hear something in your favorite compositions that you have not heard before.

Try to find similar songs by listening to the radio or TV programs on TV, and when you feel more or less confident with the guitar, try listening to different music.

Special programs, such as EarMaster, are also suitable for ear training, which will teach you to distinguish sounds by pitch, accurately determine sounding intervals, chords and even keys.

Tip #4. If you hurry, you will make people laugh

Beginners in all fields are characterized by the desire to achieve everything at once. But, as in the gym, while learning to play the guitar, it is impossible to become a fast and clean playing guitarist in 1 or even 2 months. A couple of signs that eloquently indicate that you are in a hurry:

  • A noticeable desynchronization of the hands, that is, a clear feeling that one hand is in a hurry, and the second does not keep up with it. Playing a phrase comfortably at 100 but want to play at 150? Start training at pace 90 and increase it every few days by 5bpm - this approach will not only allow you to achieve your goal faster and more efficiently, but will also develop better coordination along with the mobility of muscles, joints and tendons;
  • Increasing the pace at which a lot of extra "dirt" appears indicates that you are moving to the next stage too early. Play more at your usual pace, let your hands get used to it.
  • Overexertion of the right hand when playing at a fairly high pace in some cases can also indicate that it is worth the wait and strengthen the muscles of the forearms - light physical exercises will also help in this.

Rush will not allow you to become a cool guitarist faster than anyone else - this has been proven time and again. Do not rush, do everything gradually and without fanaticism - this way you will come to success much faster than those who practice haphazardly and try to achieve in just a week.

Tip #5. Enjoy the game

The most eloquent indicator that you are doing the right thing is a feeling of constant moral satisfaction, a buzz while doing it. Playing the guitar is no exception: enjoy playing your favorite instrument, constantly learn new favorite songs and reach new heights in the game - this will help you to always be on the edge, always have a spark and a desire to be better than others.

Get a little more experienced - try to find your chip. In sound, in sound production, in behavior - in anything, this will significantly increase the amount of emotions when playing and will allow you not to abandon your own hobby.

Tip #6. Surprise the drummer with your sense of rhythm

Of course, the bassist and drummer should be the backbone of the rhythm in the band - but this does not mean that the guitarist should not give a damn about the sense of rhythm.

Have you ever seen how a very small child tries to dance to the simplest song in 4/4 and does not get into the rhythm, although it seems to you that it is easy? About the same way a novice guitarist looks in front of an experienced musician when he plays with a metronome or with a rhythm section.

The good news is that the sense of rhythm develops and develops easier than hearing - all you need is a metronome and the desire to become a better musician every day. Play all the exercises, your favorite songs, and even your own composed riffs under a metronome - don't be fooled into thinking you're playing fairly even anyway. Want to appreciate your sense of rhythm? Just open any program for recording music, connect the guitar to the computer, and then play some well-known phrase under the metronome and listen to it under the metronome. We guarantee that at 9out of 10 cases, you will hear a lot of problems with the rhythm.

When you feel confident in standard even time signatures, try broken rhythms like odd time signatures or syncopation. You don't have to apply all of this to your own music, but musical thinking is highly effective when working with complex rhythms.

Tip #7. Learn to record your own music and read someone else's

Does a guitarist need to know musical notation? Answer this question for yourself by reading the information below.

We are absolutely sure that a guitarist must know the notes, must navigate their location on the fretboard, must know the basics of building keys and basic musical theory - this will help to think musically, learn songs faster and compose your own music.

But the disputes about sight-reading among guitarists have not subsided so far: representatives of the classical school, who have spent hundreds of hours on solfeggio, are sure that only yard and driveway amateurs do not sight-read. At the same time, self-taught people do not forget to remind graduates of music schools that many well-known virtuoso guitarists do not know how to quickly and correctly read parts from notes and use guitar tablature.

Guitar tablature is a simplified form of mud musical notation, which indicates not the notes on the stave, but the numbers of individual frets and guitar strings. That is, if you have minimal knowledge about the duration of notes in the recording, even a novice guitarist can read tablature. For more convenience in learning tablature, we recommend that all beginners install the GuitarPro program, which allows you to quickly and conveniently listen to, create, change and learn tablature on a computer.

Learning how to record guitar music as sheet music, and even more so how to read music in real time, is a very painstaking, complex and lengthy process. In fact, today in guitar music, musical notation is common only in classical schools and orchestras.

Tip #8. Tune Your Guitar

Motorists don't drive cars that only have 2 out of 4 tires, and pilots don't fly airplanes with crooked wings. With a guitar, everything is the same: you can be an experienced musician as much as you like, but if you have an unfinished set of wooden elements, electronics and accessories in your hands, then you will not be able to produce meaningful sounds on it.

First, make sure that each string is properly tuned (recall that the standard thin-to-thick tuning is EBGDAE). Secondly, make your playing as convenient as possible and achieve the right sound from the instrument - our great material “Guitar Tuning: Complete Instructions” will help you with this.

Tip #9. Find "your" instrument and love it

The guitar, like equipment, requires a respectful attitude and periodic maintenance. Needless to say, how tricky guitar woods can be, how easy it is to "kill" your strings if you don't protect them from dirt and moisture.

In the "Articles and Reviews" section of our website you can find a lot of materials on the care of the instrument, but here we will give a few brief tips for beginners that will help protect the instrument from premature failure and rapid "aging":

  • Wash before hand play. We never eat with dirty hands or dirty dishes - treat your instrument with the same respect. Nothing stains the string wraps, fretboard, and instrument body like dirt and grease left on the fingers, for example, after eating. And it's not just about keeping your instrument clean: washing your hands before playing can save you a lot of money on buying new sets of fretboard and hardware cleaners.
  • Maintain the wood of your instrument periodically. Have you ever seen leather shoes that, due to dryness, dust and dirt, began to crack, shrink and lose their shape? About the same thing, only on a smaller scale, happens with the wood of your guitar. Clean the soundboard, fretboard and fretboard from dirt, use special conditioners and oils that protect the wood from drying out, use wax if scuffs and scratches appear on the varnish. Today, these funds are not very expensive - but they are enough for at least a year.
  • Learn to change your strings regularly. There is nothing worse than a guitarist who talks about his extraordinary technique and talent - and then takes out an instrument with strings black and deaf from dirt from their case. The frequency of changing the kit depends on how many hours you play a day, on average, it is better to change it once every 2-3 months if you have chosen a kit without a protective coating. Protected strings last several times longer.
  • Protect your tool from the harsh environment. First, don't put the guitar in a draft, which can cause the soundboard to dry out early and crack the wood.

Secondly, do not place the tool near heating elements: warmth only pleases humans and cats in the winter. Wood near radiators or heaters dries very quickly, may begin to crack, and over time it will resonate and sound worse.

Third, protect the guitar from direct sunlight, which will also dry out the guitar wood.

And the opposite advice: do not wet the guitar tree even if it has lost a lot of moisture for some reason. To gently maintain the moisture content of the wood, special conditioners and oils are used, and not ordinary water, which will "swell" the wood.

Tip #10. Practice regularly

As with physical exercise, guitar playing should be regular. Decided to go to the army? On your return, reduce the load: you won’t have to start from scratch, but at first you will feel that you have lost your skills.

Most famous guitar virtuosos practice 5-6 hours a day - but that's their job. For a good game and the development of technique, a sense of rhythm, musical thinking, 2-3 hours of playing for 4-5 days a week + warm-ups before the game is enough. At the same time, classes should not be made monotonous, but diluted, for example: warm-up-> warm-up exercises-> exercises for technique-> ear exercises-> composing your own music (everything for half an hour and under a metronome, 5-10 minutes are enough to warm up) .

Tip #11. Keep up with the industry

If you want to reach really great heights and keep up with the times, then follow the news from the guitar and music industry. Listen to a lot of new music and new genres, follow the new trends in the field of sound processing and production of guitar accessories. An excellent option would be to periodically visit guitar forums and trips to guitar exhibitions, where you can not only see and feel new guitars and equipment with your own eyes, but also get to know good experienced musicians.

Tip #12. Don't be afraid of the new. Experiment

In continuation of the previous advice: do not be afraid of new trends. The music industry is developing at a frantic pace: new equipment, new accessories and more modern technologies are constantly being developed, new genres are emerging and new playing techniques are being invented. Use what's new!

First of all, try experimenting with sound: today, to get a good sound processing chain, you no longer need to spend thousands of dollars on expensive analog gadgets. Companies such as Line6, Boss, Vox and others offer guitarists today dozens of varieties of guitar processors of different prices and with different numbers of effects. If your budget is low, you can always use your computer in combination with an external sound card and various VST plugins - many of them are completely free, while they provide quite acceptable sound for home practice, rehearsals and even demo recording. .

Secondly, study the accessories market: many of them will make playing the guitar easier and make the process of playing music more interesting and bright.

Thirdly, watch your favorite musicians and those musicians who are now popular: many of them use interesting and unusual guitar playing techniques, have their own unusual view of music that you can learn from.

Finally, study music theory and follow its development. The times when every musician was sure that there were only 7 notes have already passed - far from everyone is already sure that there are 12 of them. Today, the popularity of microtonal music is growing, in many styles more and more daring experiments with arrangements and accompaniment are being carried out. All this can help you develop your musical taste and ear - use this knowledge and follow the development of music.

Tip #13. Find yourself musical partners

Playing alone or even under the cons / Guitar Pro sooner or later becomes quite boring and uninteresting. A huge musical boost for every aspiring musician is the first experience of playing in a band or at least with a second guitarist of the same kind. Get your friends interested in playing the guitar or other instrument, look for friends among the musicians of your city and feel free to start exchanging experiences!

Don't know where to start playing in a duo or group? Try a simple improvisation: have one guitarist play a few simple chords and have a second player play notes in the same key. Improvisation, even such a simple one, greatly develops musical thinking.

Another option that's perfect for bands without a vocalist: lay out vocals from your favorite songs on the guitar! Let one of the guitarists play the main guitar part, and the second - the vocals. Believe me, after the first song well played in this way, a new wave of extraordinary interest in the guitar will overwhelm you. And an excellent bonus to positive emotions from playing in a group is the fact that such a process develops a sense of rhythm in all participants very well.

Tip #14. Look for inspiration

Don't think that good musicians have a spark of a strong desire to create and create all the time. Inspiration is a special sublime state of the human mind that does not arise just like that. Look for inspiration around: each of us has dozens, if not hundreds of such sources in our lives.

First of all, don't limit yourself to music only - attend theatrical performances, exhibitions, study the combination of music and dance, in the end just observe nature.

Secondly, do not miss the emotional outbursts in your life - many of the world's most famous hits were written by musicians precisely at the moment of certain emotional upheavals. Transfer your mood to music!

Look for inspiration in your "colleagues" - study how more experienced musicians create and play, take the best from them and avoid their mistakes.

Tip #15. Take a break from the guitar

In addition to the unnecessary rush during training, many musicians forget about the most important stage in the development of skills - rest. It should be regular and timely - here, the principle of supercompensation works similarly to physical activity. What is its essence?

You spend several months working on improving a certain skill: it could be as simple as developing finger speed, or improving hand coordination, or even learning music theory. All this significantly burdens your body and brain - and after a few months you should give it a rest.

The best option for rest is a complete distraction from playing the guitar for at least a week. During this time, your body and brain will adapt to the load that they are faced with - and after rest, your skills will grow.

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