How long does it take to learn to play the guitar?

How long does it take to learn to play the guitar?

This article is largely designed for beginners in the world of guitarisma. Its purpose is to explain some of the principles of guitarisma and hold harmless experienced musicians from annoying questions. Veterans, in turn, will find the answer to the question is simple, but the only correct answer.

How long does it take to learn to play the guitar?

People asking the question to experienced guitarists do not even know how many conflicting emotions occurs within the musicians. Playing guitar can each, for the game is playing sounds, and the sound may issue lubiak and I want to ask in response: «And how fast we should move to escape?» or: «how much of the brain need to have to ask this stupid question?». Disgruntled servants of the muses only squeeze in itself negative and politely try to explain a simple truth. Although some may send the location you want, usually the answer boils down to: «what you mean «to be able to play the guitar? From your understanding of your question my answer is» whether the person Wants to strum 3-4 chord, pop or low-level rock? Maybe he wants to play real music — nimble solo or a classical piece? Perhaps for him the meaning of the game is teamwork in the group? Besides, everyone is special. Someone can teach day and night the same musical phrase, and someone after two days already and not touching the guitar, understands that it is not his. The hearing also plays a big role (although no talent without the patience and work will not do of you mega-musician).

Next, when asked to reformulate the question guitarist usually gets something like «Well, I want to play as page/Hendrix/Wai/you/Ramstein/BB king». As if this question easier easier! No matter how you try, you will never play like Hendrix, Vai, Moore, never! You will not literati them better, worse, too, will not be released. Why? Because every guitar is different and will all my life to play like he plays at this level of the skill. You can get that do not know how others, but you don’t labaye steeper them. Understand it, explain it to others.

in Addition there is one more interesting. The concept of «to be able to play» in the jargon experienced Getrag as taconova does not exist. None of the veterans will not tell you that he can play, they always have something to strive for. Guitarists self-critical. Because it is easier literati. There is no limit to perfection: someone runs vibrato (some achieve good effect through long years of work, many do not possess this method at all), someone is learning a new party or working on a mediator technique. There is always something he can’t. And on this he works, works, works. No fuss, slowly, feeling every sound.

Guitarist — he for no reason.
Guitarism nowhere in a hurry.
Guitarism no need to understand.
Guitarisma should be filled.

Author: Dmitry Grishin