Lesson 2 Guitar Notation Basics

This video will walk you through some music notation basics. Watch through the full video and then answer the questions below to help you review the details. Yu can come back to this lesson if you need at any stage.


What are the Right Hand fingers called?

p-thumb i-index m- middle a-ring finger

What are the left hand fingers called?

1-2-3-4 (thumb is not generally used)

What are the values of quaver - crotchet - minim ?

quaver= 1/2 beat – crotchet=1 beat – minim= 2 beats

what is the clef does the guitar use?

the treble clef

What does a time signature tell you?

how many beats in each bar/what type of beats