ILMT Music Theory IV A: Staff Notes

This is less of an exercise video and more of a fretboard geography lesson in regard to the Staff, for reading purposes. The Handout is not yet completed but will be soon, along with the follow up video on Notation! Feel free to contact me here or via email at Harry.Felker

ILMT Music Theory: Intervals

Here we discuss Intervals and Intervallic Relations, the exercise is to strengthen our ability to recognize intervals. Perfect Pitch is a rarity for humans, especially learning music late in life, this is how we, and many professional musicians compensate. The PDF can be Found Here. Piano played through Musescore3: Some Ear Training Apps TenutoContinue reading “ILMT Music Theory: Intervals”

Music Theory II: Intervals Handout

In this post you will find the Supporting PDF materials for the video, Music Theory II: Intervals. The video itself will not be as in depth as the PDF, but the video will provide the exercises I do to practice ear training. So the PDF will give you the background knowledge needed to put theContinue reading “Music Theory II: Intervals Handout”

ILMT Music Theory I: The Major Scale

This is the first in a series of theory videos, here we will focus on the Major Scale, Mastering it over the Fretboard, and superficially touch on Intervals. I go over the patternistic and the formulaic approaches, and combine two separate exercises into one mega exercise to learn the major scale over the entire fretboard.Continue reading “ILMT Music Theory I: The Major Scale”

Permutations 3: Plucking Hand Permutations

A skill I have only recently started playing with, full hand finger picking, and how I am working on the skill. As with all the permutation videos, the Handout is available on this post. If you are in the mood to support my in my endeavors, the shirt I am wearing (pictured below) and manyContinue reading “Permutations 3: Plucking Hand Permutations”

Permutations 2: Scalar Permutations

In this video I expand on the use of permutation to include Scale Tones. some preliminary knowledge you may want to have a handle on before moving onto this video is: The Major Scale – What is it and how to use it musically The Modes – What are they and how they relate toContinue reading “Permutations 2: Scalar Permutations”

Permutations 1: Fretting Hand Permutations (Chromatics)

In this video we engage in a preliminary look into permutations, how to approach them, and why they are important. This introduction focuses on chromaticism and gaining the finger independence that translates to more fluid playing. The Above video is the wrong one I apologize for the inconvenience Corrected! The Workbook