Tip 1: How to play acoustic blues

It is logical to conclude that the acoustic blues - it blues , which runs on an acoustic guitar.Do you want to learn how to play blues guitar?Blues - is not just a style of music, it's a state of mind.
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Blues combines improvisation and accompaniment, and, of course, much more.No wonder there was a saying: "You want to know whether a person knows how to play - ask him to play blues ."Most of all, beginners will be pleasantly surprised to know that almost all marketing blues compositions are played on the same three chords.Yes, and their sequence does not change much, undergoing minor deviations.Chorus, as they say, what I see, I sing.If you've never improvised - it does not matter.It's not as difficult as it seems at first glance.
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The first thing you need to do - learn-minor pentatonic scale.this is such a range, consisting only of five sounds.This technique is often used in blues a marketing game.A minor pentatonic played on the fifth fret sixth string to the first fre
t of the fifth.You just need to remember the sequence of motion of sounds on the fretboard.Having played it, and remember, you are ready to start to improvise.Try not to think about what and how to play.Improvisation - completely spontaneous process.How's the arm will fall, and play.disconnect the control by the mind.To start improvise accompaniment.Just play in tune, which learned.That is, in A Minor.
How to play the acoustic
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accompaniment - music.You can play it alone or improvise it.For example, improvisation-minor pentatonic scale, you can use the following accompaniment.The first two stroke play quint chord in A, then one cycle Lose quint chord D and again go back to the middle.Next E and D for one cycle and then go into the middle.This is the most common chord progression in blues a marketing game.You can come up with a chord sequence and repeat it throughout the game.
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If you're a little know how to play the guitar, this is enough to get you started playing blues .And a pretty good blues !

Tip 2: How to distinguish between country music

What exotic for Russians, for Americans, ordinary yokel.But born in the steppes among pastures, country music has deep roots that go far beyond the American continent.
How to distinguish between country music
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name "country" Quite simply speaks for itself.First of all, it's the music provinces, county taverns, so romantic baptized "saloons" and themselves "Romantics" - cowboys (ie rural workers).In contrast to the blues, country - completely "white" music.However, loans are here, in this "road" style as country blues, for example.But initially the characteristic sound of the string country music brought people from the European continent, especially Scots and Irish.
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Country can be found on the first chords.Above this style dominated by strings.The guitar and banjo, friends of simple rural women, as well as the violin.The songs of cowboys in movies about the Wild West - all this country.The characteristic sound of this music give acoustic instruments.In the "classic" version of the country does not use an electric guitar and bass.Among the stylistic varieties often talk about the western and bluegrass (bluegrass).Such well-known genres, like rock and roll and rockabilly, in part due to its sound of country music.
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Country - is a continuous accompaniment of an acoustic guitar or banjo.In between solo violin.Often found and a "cowboy" tool as a harmonica.Fast-paced style owes its "grandfathers" - dancing the polka and jig, popular in the Old World (the famous Irish tap dance).Supervisory listener will find easily in the classic country tunes from works of English, Irish, Scottish folk music.
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Perhaps one of the most famous songs of country in the world - "Joe with eyes the color of cotton," or simply Cotton-Eyed Joe, which made a lot of cover versions in many different styles.In the US, a country has a large number of branches, which are very popular, but in Russia are more familiar with variations of "cowboy" music.It is referred to many popular performers.So, the band Metallica has a cover version of Lynyrd Skynyrd «Tuesday's Gone».The band "Siskin" is a song that recalls the style of country music, in Russian.This is the "Bombers", which takes the original English singer Anne Shelton.