In this follow-up to Richard’s first DVD The Alchemical Guitarist, Volume 1, he delivers more By Richard Lloyd Guitar DVD Level: Intermediate Item: . Richard has established himself as the originator of the Alchemical Guitar method. the C scale. This is followed by another half step. (See FIGURE 1) On a piano. “The Alchemical Guitarist” was a Guitar World column written by Richard Lloyd— he no longer writes there. Lloyd’s biggest claim to fame is as a.

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Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. First off, the title of the DVD gives it away, “Alchemical. Add both to Cart Add both to List.

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There are other nuggets out there of things he guitqrist briefly but it just isn’t worth it. Lloyd goes all the way back to BC and the discovery of the musical scale by Pythagoras. As someone who has played for around 30 years, I was often embarrassed by how little I knew about the fretboard.

The 24 lessons contained on these two DVDs guitsrist some of the best instructional material I have ever seen. I believe that there is something for every guitar player with this set, but for a beginner, the DVDs are true godsend. Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest. Not only does Richard Lloyd teach us how to play, he gives us a full understanding of the guitar, and music theory in general.


As someone else mentioned, the columns are on the DVD, so you can put it in your computer and print it out. In this follow-up to Richard’s first DVD The Alchemical Guitarist, Volume 1he delivers more insights to help players understand the fretboard in a clear pattern-based method.

Richard’s style takes a little getting used to, and his personality may not suit everyone. As that first lesson I described attests, Richard Lloyd has cracked open the secrets of the instrument, and is sharing them with us. Besides the lessons, each volume of the set contains PDF files with written music that can be accessed on both PC and Mac computers. Akchemical a founding member of the seminal 70’s rock band Television is an engaging and unorthodox teacher.

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If you know the concept that each mode is relative to the ionian major scale in different keys then all you have to do is learn all SEVEN fingering patterns of the ionian and you have just learned all the modes Some of the more intriguing ones on the first volume are: There are some mistakes in there as well, though, so if something doesn’t make sense after reading it a dozen times, it may be because it’s not right remember “” and “”. I was curious as to how he would come across as an instructor.


Turn on 1-Click ordering for this browser. Being a Television fan, this DVD was an easy sell. I don’t find using numbers in music helpful, it will just make you neurotic like poor Lloyd.

alxhemical Paul Gilbert Presents Shred Alert!!! His easy-to-understand concepts give guitarists of all instruction levels new ways to see the fretboard that can facilitate everything from positional play to soloing to moving up and down the neck smoothly and guitarst.

I have learned a lot from the lessons, and enjoyed them immensely as well. DVD Jul 01, “Please retry”. It is an apt title for the guitarist Richard Lloyd is teaching us to be.

In fact, there is so much that it is a little difficult to absorb everything in one shot. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

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The Alchemical Guitarist, Volume 2 presents 12 more of the instructional videos and accompanying lessons from Guitar World columnist Richard Lloyd. Guitar World — Mastering Scales, Vol 1: For example, he throws out the comment, “but actually you are changing keys when you are changing modes.

Guitar World — Mastering Fretboard Harmony: