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Psalms & Pstuff

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This is where I post Psalm settings for use by Petrus and Rock of Faith. Of course anyone else who wants to use them is also welcome.
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Guitar I Class Materials from 11/21/13

by Matt Retz on Friday, November 22, 2013 7:22 AM

Learned our first Christmas song this week!  No class next week so have a great Thanksgiving!  We'll see you back on December 5.

This week work on:

  • Master "The Eagle Flies" at the fast tempo. p23
  • Practice grabbing chords - any that you are struggling with and adding the new E and A chords
  • Start learning "Julia's Song" along with the DVD. p25
  • Jingle Bells!


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Psalm 98: "The Lord Comes to Rule the Earth" for Sunday, 11/17/13

by Matt Retz on Thursday, November 14, 2013 5:52 PM
The Lord comes to rule the earth with justice.
Sing praise to the LORD with the harp,
with the harp and melodious song.
With trumpets and the sound of the horn
sing joyfully before the King, the LORD.
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Guitar I Class Materials from 11/14/13

by Matt Retz on Thursday, November 14, 2013 5:39 PM

We added two more chords today and will be adding a new song next week.  We also discussed rests.  We are moving along pretty fast here and most everyone is managing but it is really important that you get that daily practice in.

This week work on:

  • Review all songs up to this point
  • Practice the Pentatonic Minor Scale, up and down. p20
  • Master "Let It Be"
  • Get "The Eagle Flies" up to the fast speed. p23
  • Practice "grabbing" chords (4 finger G, Cadd9, E and A)


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Guitar I Class Materials from 11/07/13

by Matt Retz on Monday, November 11, 2013 7:53 AM

This week we added two new chords and a new song.  Be sure to get your practicing in every day and we will see you on Thursday!

This week work on:

  • Master "Jump the Gun"
  • Keep working on the A Pentatonic Minor scale
  • Grabbing chords including the new 4 finger G and the Cadd9
  • Try to get to where you can play along with the slow version of "The Eagle Flies"


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Psalm 17: "Lord, When Your Glory Appears" for Sunday, November 10, 2013

by Matt Retz on Wednesday, November 6, 2013 11:03 AM
Lord, when your glory appears, my joy will be full.
Hear, O LORD, a just suit;
attend to my outcry;
hearken to my prayer from lips without deceit.
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Guitar I Class Materials from 10/24/13

by Matt Retz on Thursday, October 24, 2013 4:43 PM

This week we expanded our pentatonic minor scale to 3 strings and did some review.

This week work on:

  • Review (all songs up to this point)
  • Master "Jump the Gun" p19
  • At least 3 strings of the pentatonic minor scale p20
  • Let it Be


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Guitar I Class Materials from 10/17/13

by Matt Retz on Saturday, October 19, 2013 7:02 AM

This week we were introduced to TAB, continued work on the pentatonic minor scale and learned a Beatles song!  Remember, just 15 minutes of practice everyday will make a huge difference in a short time!

This week work on:

  • Review (All songs we have learned to this point)
  • Grabbing chords - D, G, C, Am, Em
  • Slowly play through the pentatonic minor scale (p 20)
  • Work on 'Let It Be"


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Psalm 121: Our Help Is From the Lord for Sunday, October 20, 2013

by Matt Retz on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 6:38 AM
Our help is from the Lord, who made heaven and earth.
I lift up my eyes toward the mountains;
whence shall help come to me?
My help is from the LORD,
who made heaven and earth.
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Guitar I Class Materials from 10/10/13

by Matt Retz on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 6:28 AM

We started exploring the pentatonic minor scale this week and added a new song to our repertoire.

This week work on:

  • Review (any songs you have not yet mastered)
  • Master "Jump the Gun" to where you can play along with the DVD
  • Get the first 2 notes of the A Pentatonic Minor scale down (both on the low E string, 5th fret with first finger and 8th fret with fourth finger)


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Guitar I Class Materials from 10/03/13

by Matt Retz on Friday, October 4, 2013 5:31 PM

This week we worked some more on the Em chord and learned about Anticipations.  We then used both in the new song "Jump the Gun"

This week

  • Review everything we've done in the past.  Keep working on the songs until you have them mastered! (Just 2 Lonely Chords and Beach Rider)
  • Work on Grabbing chords - G, D, Am, C, and Em
  • Practice "Jump the Gun" and get it up to speed so you can play along with the DVD.
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