The Fifth String, C Major and A minor

A on the fifth string

A on Fifth String

B on the fifth string

B on Fifth String

C on the fifth string

C on Fifth String

Scales using the fifth string

C Major Scale

C Major Scale

A Natural Minor Scale

A Natural Minor Scale

We can now add two more chords to your repertoire. Try the same method of practising chord changes that we used with E minor and D Major.

C Major Chord

C Major Chord

A Minor Chord

A Minor Chord

A different time signature

Everything you have learnt so far has been in 4/4 time. It 's time to learn a different time signature, 3/4.

When playing in 3/4 count 1,2,3,1,2,3 etc. With the emphasis on the 1 of each bar.

Three Four Time

Try this exercise, which is in 3/4, using a combination of note lengths.

Three Four Exercise