Do you enjoy practicing scales? For many guitarists they are a chore to practice.
I want to show you how you can love scales and also be creative with them.
Scales are great for many different aspects of guitar playing.
But there's a little known secret about scales: they're fantastic for creating melodies with.
Check out the video below to find out how you can compose melodies using scales.
Many melodies we play in pieces like Lagrima and Spanish Romance are made from scales. With this kind of tool at your disposal, you might compose a new iconic guitar piece that's played and loved by guitarists all over!
Feel free to share your melodic ideas with me :-)
P.S. if you want to learn more about composing, check out my online composition course taking place next month.
Dr. Daniel Nistico is a passionate performer, author and educator who specializes in the performance practice of 18th and 19th century guitar music. Daniel's teaching and research aims to revitalize the concept of being a well-rounded musician, with emphasis on topics like harmony that can lead to deeper musical understanding and provide tools for composing and improvising.