10 Pages of Course Material
Reading Music Notation:
The reading position review begins. The review includes an Octave Study, note-naming written assignment, and a feature length music reading piece, (40 bars).
Notational skills are expanded upon with a note-stem direction study. Music theory expands to include the world of Minor Scales and keys. The theory of the Relative Minor Scale is discussed along with the parallel Major & Minor concept as well. Scale degrees are introduced including the Minor Scale formula.
Chords and Rhythm Guitar:
The Chords and Rhythm Guitar review begins In the material for Lesson 9 the student is provided with a longer 12-bar rhythm guitar assignment in the key of E Minor. The progression is more challenging with a total of eight chord types used throughout the piece.