DIPLOMA IN MUSIC
Technical Specifications :-
Overview of scales
Formation of major scale and notes.
Scale shapes of Major scale in different positions.
Connecting the scale shapes.
3 notes per string patterns.
Practicing scales using backing tracks.
Formation of minor scales.
Minor scale relation with major scale and visualisation of the shapes.
Introduction to modes.
What do you mean by modes?
What are the modes of a Major scale.
Chop building exercises.
Alternate picking exercises.
Economy picking exercises.
Basic Sweep picking exercises.
Scale chord relationship.
Harmonised major scale
Chord formation theory.
Introduction to CAGED system.
CAGED Barre chord shapes.
Extended chord formation
Some basic shapes of extended chords.
Arpeggios shapes using CAGED system.
Arpeggio exercises with sweep picking.
Introduction to Riffs
Power chord rhythm study using down strokes and accents.
Introduction to Bending.
Introduction to improvisation.
How to choose a scale for improvising over a chord progression.
Basic ideas for improvisation using major scale Using backing tracks.
Using Arpeggios along with scales for improvisation.
Introduction to the Blues
How 12 bar blues chord progressions are formed.
Types of Blues chord progressions.
Swing rhythm in 12 bar blues.
Basic Blues riffs.
Pentatonic scale shapes.
Pentatonic scale sequencing Patterns.
How to use pentatonic scale in blues soloing.
Basic finger picking exercises.
Etudes and popular song riffs.