#1
On the music scale with the treble clef, when it says to play an "A" how do I tell which one to play, since there are at least 6 ways to play an "A" note on guitar.
#3
You can play any A you want, as long as its in the right octave.
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#4
im not 100% sure but i think it's the 2nd fret on the g string. it's an A but idk if it's the right one,

try looking for a recording of an A note or play it on a piano or different instrument then compare.
#5
is the a on the staff, above the staff, below the staff, etc? or is it just a note with "A" written above it? i know i have the note durations/rhythm "A" written above it, it means for me to play an a chord. but if its an individual note on the staff, then its just the note. Low A (below the staff) would be the a string open for the low one, 2nd fret on the g string for the one on the staff, and the high a (above the staff) would be 5th fret on the high e string i think.

hope that helps a bit.
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#6
In the space between the second and third lowest lines on the music staff, 2nd fret on the G string.
#7
i see...the reason i ask this is because i can read tab, but can't read sheet music. i get the point now. thanks for the help.
#8
...Don't want to sound stupid, but wouldn't the note have a sharp, flat, or natural sign in front of it if it indicated to play a flat, sharp, or natural? Or look in the key signature, I guess..
#9
Quote by Ryan Rage
...Don't want to sound stupid, but wouldn't the note have a sharp, flat, or natural sign in front of it if it indicated to play a flat, sharp, or natural? Or look in the key signature, I guess..


look in the key signature, but look out for accidentals (individual notes that deviate from the key signature indicated by a sharp, flat, or natural sign), and remember that accidentals carry through a measure (in other words, if an F in the first beat of a measure is marked sharp and there's another F in beat 4 unmarked, it'll be sharp as well).

I have a lot of experience reading sheet music. if anyone has any questions feel free to ask. I can't necessarily relate it to guitar yet (I'll be getting my first guitar right after Christmas), but I can help with reading it.
#10
Quote by uctlaum01
(in other words, if an F in the first beat of a measure is marked sharp and there's another F in beat 4 unmarked, it'll be sharp as well).

Unless there's a natural or flat sign before it .
#11
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Unless there's a natural or flat sign before it .


of course. I did say if it was unmarked.
#13
Quote by M.P.A.Guitarist
i can only read tab...

So don't post in this thread, you're not helping anyone.

TS: Guitar is played an octave lower than written, so if you have an A like this:

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You can play it on the second fret of the G string or any other way you want to sound that particular A.