First Act ME301 Guitar Review

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You may not know it, but First Act makes a lot of products. They are a musical instrument manufacturer. First Act produces Guitars, Basses, Drum Kits, Percussion instruments, Amplifiers, and an array of different accessories. First Act was founded in 1995, so they have been around a while. Today we are going to take a look at one of their guitars.

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Building Speed

I would guess that it’s the nature of the beast. From Classic to Rock; from Country to Raggae; Blues to Alternative, and everything in between, Speed is on the mind of most guitarists. I have to admit, when I started out playing guitar, I thought it would just come with time. If you want to know how to build speed on your guitar, then you came to the right place.

Well, to some degree speed does come in time. You do become faster as the months turn into years. Everybody has an engine under the hood and can drive. But if what you’re looking for is something that can break the sound barrier, then you are going to have to practice diligently and properly.

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Rests

Lesson 4

Rests

In a lot of ways, rests are like notes. Actually, they are the counterpart of notes. In Lesson 2 we learned the values of notes. Rests have those same values, but here is how they differ; notes are the sounds in music and rests are the silences in music. Below are some examples of rests:

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Notes and Their Values

Lesson 2

 

Notes and Their Values

Notes last for a certain duration of time depending on what kind of note it is. We are going to look at a few examples of notes to get us started. Below are the notes that we are going to explore in this lesson.

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