Music for Classical Guitar| Ken Puls Music

 

Student Exercises, Scales, and Arpeggios

Ken Puls Music

Resources to help acclimate your hands to the guitar, learn the fretboard, and develop good technique

A Word About Practice

Click on Exercise or Scale and Arpeggio Name to Download PDF Sheet Music

Four-Finger Exercises

The Four-Finger Song

Four-Finger Doubles

Four-Finger Singles

Four-Finger Scramble

Four-Finger Stretch

 

Scales and Arpeggios

C Major—Open Position (Easy)

G Major—Open Position (Easy)

A Minor—Open Position (Easy)

D Minor—Open Position (Easy)


C Major—Closed Position

G Major—Closed Position

A Minor—Closed Position

D Minor—Closed Position

Minor Scales include Natural, Harmonic, and Melodic Minor

 

Left Hand Exercises

G and C Stretch Exercises (C and G Major)

Anchored Scale Exercises (C and G Major)

 

Right Hand Exercises

Thumb Damping Exercise

 

Learning the Fretboard

Notes on the Fretboard

Notes on the Melody Strings in 2nd Position (A Major)

Notes on the Bass Strings in 2nd Position (f# minor)

Notes on the Melody Strings in 5th Position (C Major)

Notes on the Bass Strings in 5th Position (a minor)

Notes on the Melody Strings in 9th Position (E Major)

Notes on the Bass Strings in 9th Position (c# minor)

 

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