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  How to Find Any Note on Any String

Memorize the natural notes on your low E (6th) and A (5th) strings:

  1. Name all the natural notes on the low E (6th) string, ascending.
  2. Name all the natural notes on the A (5th) string, ascending.
  3. Name all the natural notes on the low E (6th) string, descending.
  4. Name all the natural notes on the A (5th) string, descending.
  5. Find each natural note on both the low E (6th) and A (5th) strings, ascending.
  6. Find each natural note on both the low E (6th) and A (5th) strings, descending.
  7. Find each natural note, alternating between the low E (6th) and A (5th) strings, ascending.
  8. Find each natural note, alternating between the low E (6th) and A (5th) strings, descending.

HowtoFindAnyNoteonAnyString.pdf


Minimum: Given any natural note, be able to find it quickly on both the low E and A strings. Using the attached PDF, know how to find the same note one or two octaves higher on a different string. Know how to find sharps and flats between the natural notes.

Ambitious: Memorize the octave shapes. Be able to find any note on any string with no external reference.

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