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Notation Reference



Tom Napoli

Notation Reference

Is there a music notation reference on this site? I'm looking for a comprehensive treatment of guitar chord finger charts and tab charts. I occasionally see notations used in AG that I don't recognize and for which no explanation is given in the issue. One recent example is a guitar chord chart with finger positions noted by both black dots and white dots. What's a white dot indicate?


Posted 1 year ago by Tom Napoli - 6 replies

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Steven Barber

Looks like it is up now: http://www.acousticguitar.com/How-To/Acoustic-Guitar-Notation-Guide


Reply posted 1 year ago by Steven Barber


Scott Nygaard

Hey John, If you're having trouble with your subscription or the website, the best thing is to check the FAQ page, and email the appropriate person.


Reply posted 1 year ago by Scott Nygaard


Christopher Lord

Scott- any thoughts about adding a member/AG forum for questions and suggestions about the new web home? Might save some time and frustration if we see a concern is already being addressed before we send emails about whatever we can't find or figure out how to get to. You follks have made a great start here, but no good web site is ever finished.


Reply posted 1 year ago by John Lord


Scott Nygaard

I'll post a note here when it's up. That's what I thought you were referring to. It's an unusual usage, but basically it's just showing an alternate fingering in the chord diagram. Glad you're liking the new site.


Reply posted 1 year ago by Scott Nygaard



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