Play like Christian Muenzner

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1. Technique

1.1. Rhythm

1.1.1. Timing Meter Traditional Meter Odd Meter Division Traditional Division Odd Division Syncopation

1.1.2. Tightness Multi-Tracking

1.1.3. Speed Downstrokes Upstrokes Alternate Picking

1.1.4. Integration w/ Lead

1.1.5. Style Palm Muting Chords Open Barre Exotic Power

1.2. Lead

1.2.1. Speed Hand Synchronization

1.2.2. Tapping Scale Tapping Chord Tapping

1.2.3. Directional Picking Scale Runs Pedal Point

1.2.4. Sweep Picking Arpeggio Shapes Speed Cleanliness

1.2.5. Harmonics Pinch Artificial

2. Music Theory

2.1. Fretboard Knowledge

2.1.1. Fretboard Memorization

2.2. Ear Training

2.2.1. Interval Identification Training

2.2.2. Chord Identification Training

2.3. Modal Theory

2.3.1. Western Ionian Dorian b3, b7 Phrygian b2, b3, b6, b7 Lydian #4 Mixolydian b7 Aeolian Minor Harmonic Minor Melodic Minor Locrian

2.3.2. Exotic Whole-Tone Hirajoshi

2.4. Chord Theory

2.4.1. Triads 3 String Patterns

2.4.2. 7th Chords Major Minor Minor Major Dominant Augmented Doiminant Diminished Half Diminished Fully Diminished

2.4.3. Secondary Dominant

2.4.4. Extended Suspended Sus 2nd Sus 4th 7 Sus 4th Added Add 4 Add 9 Standard Sixth Ninth Eleventh Thirteenth

2.4.5. Functional Neapolitan Augmented 6th Dominant 7th Borrowed Chords

2.4.6. Key Formulas Major: I ii iii IV V vi vii° Minor: i ii° III iv v VI VII Harmonic Minor: i ii° III+ iv V VI vii° Melodic Minor: i ii III+ IV V vi° vii°

2.5. Harmony Theory

2.5.1. Key Changes

2.5.2. Progression

2.5.3. Retrogression

2.5.4. Voice Leading

3. Examples

3.1. Shred

3.1.1. Progressive Maybe Tomorrow

3.1.2. Neo-Classical The Gunslinger

3.2. Death Metal

3.2.1. Technical The Evangelist Universe Momentum

3.2.2. Progressive Euclidean Elements

4. Composition

5. Phrasing

5.1. Improvisation

5.1.1. Restriction Key Changing Key change without left hand position change. Change key every chord in blues. Transpose phrases. Progression Outline a progression with no backing track. Scale Mastery Improvisation in every scale. Rhythm Improv with each phrase having a pre-planned rhythm. Triplets over 4/4. Play only a specific time division. Arpeggios Improv with a phrase having a target arpeggio to apply. Pitch Range Pitch range changes between every phrase. Improvisation on a single string.

5.1.2. Variations Motif Generation Analyze favorite guitarists phrasing. Break down stylistic choices. Identify use of technique. Learn licks by ear.

5.2. Articulation

5.2.1. Picking

5.2.2. Legato

5.2.3. Bends Bend notes from out of key. Bend notes to target pitch.

5.2.4. Slides

5.2.5. Hammer-Ons

5.2.6. Pull-Offs

5.3. Rhythmic Variation

5.3.1. Triplets

5.3.2. Rubato

5.3.3. Held Notes

5.4. Ornamentation

5.4.1. Trills

5.4.2. Left Hand Vibrato

5.4.3. Vibrato Bar

5.5. Tension

5.5.1. Melodic Accents Crescendo Avoid the Tonic Ascending Contour Sustained High Pitches Chromaticism Dissonance Delayed Resolution Quarter Note Triplets Rubato Syncopation Increased Rhythmic Density Silence Expansion of Range

5.5.2. Harmonic Chords Dominant Chords Diminished Chords Non-Diatonic Chords

5.6. Dissonance