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Corrections Thread = Spotted a mistake? Tell me here!! :)
« on: October 19, 2012, 08:24:48 am »
Many thanks!
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Re: Corrections Thread = Spotted a mistake? Tell me here!! :)
« Reply #1 on: November 12, 2012, 11:38:47 pm »
On the guitar fretboard on p184 the 7th fret of the B string is labelled F and should be F#.

All this practicing has come in useful if I can recognise that!
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BC Book Corrections - page 1 of 7
« Reply #2 on: December 30, 2012, 10:45:18 pm »
KEY (no, not that sort of key):
Incorrect letters, words, punctuation, etc (for deletion) are marked thus.
Additional and/or replacement letters, words, punctuation, etc are shown in red thus.


Page 5
End of last sentence:

… guitar teachers in history”. .”


Page 9
Left column, 5 lines up from bottom:

… and why so many guitarists these days are not as popular or inspiring as the great players of previous generations.


Page 14
First grey heading (halfway down page, left column):

So which one than then?

Last sentence of penultimate paragraph (right column):

… but have played many that students bought brought in over the years …


Page 15
Second line under “Classical” heading (left column):

… and that that’s what I started on!

First line of second paragraph under “Classical” heading (left column):

If you are loaded, then just go any and try one of the many beautiful handmade guitars available.


Page 25
Right column, 4th line up from bottom:

This is one of those things that will change as you develop as in your guitar playing…


Page 27
Under “Jim Dunlop Tortex” heading:

Gauge: 60mm .60mm
These are a little thicker; they they’re better for playing one note at a time …


Page 28
Right column, lines 6 and 7 down from top:

If the pick is strumming flat (parallel) against the strings it often get gets hooked into the strings and make makes your rhythm playing kinda lumpy.


This is taking a bit longer than I expected.  I'll start again from page 30 in the not too distant future.  BTW, I think the book's great.  It just seems a pity that for such a good and nicely produced book that the publisher couldn't have thrown in a few hours worth of copy editing and proof reading.
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« Reply #3 on: December 31, 2012, 06:31:03 pm »
KEY:
Incorrect letters, words, punctuation, etc (for deletion) are marked thus.
Additional and/or replacement letters, words, punctuation, etc are shown in red thus.


Page 30
Line 6 of first paragraph under “Reading chord boxes” heading:

The two lines thick line at the top of the box represent represents the nut …


Page 31
End of first sentence (in bold) under the “Reading TAB” heading:

… and in many cases offers more information to than the written notation would anyway!


Page 50
End of penultimate sentence under “Chord Practice” (left column, 3 lines above “One-Minute Changes”):

… tell your fingers that this is how where you want them to go to next time.


Page 62
Start of first sentence under “Chord sequences to try” heading:

Below are a couple of four common four-bar chord sequences …


Page 71
Left column, 2 lines below “Hold the fingers down as you go” heading:

… make sure that all your fingers are still pressing down in at the correct frets.

Right column; last sentence in first paragraph under “Relax into your posture” heading:

Everyone is a little different so we all have to find out our own way here a bit!


Page 72
Right column, below the first diagram.  Penultimate and last sentences:

… a thing called the ‘and'..’  So normal counting music you would have “one and two and three and four and”,,” the ‘ands’ falling exactly halfway through between the numbers, or beats.


Page 84
Note at bottom, penultimate line:

… there are simply be too many, …


Page 92
Third paragraph, first line:

We’re also going to be learning how to change …


I'll start again from page 94 when I get a mo.  Hey, It's Hogmanay and I'm Scottish so I HAVE TO leave now and get a drink!
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BC Book Corrections - page 3 of 7
« Reply #4 on: January 01, 2013, 07:51:06 am »
KEY:
Incorrect letters, words, punctuation, etc (for deletion) are marked thus.
Additional and/or replacement letters, words, punctuation, etc are shown in red thus.


Page 94
Right column, second (bottom) line under “A7” heading:

This is the way I think that you should check it out first.


Page 95
Right column, third (bottom) line under “E7” heading:

… making sure you use the very tips of your 1st and 3rd 2nd fingers.


Page 96
Bottom (third) line of first paragraph (just above the diagram):

and you will using use the information that we learn in this lesson forever!


Page 100
Last line before the first diagram:

… we count this with the number of the beat, then ‘trip’ and then ‘let’..’

Left column, second line:

… and we use an up-strum for the ‘-let’..’

Left column, second paragraph line 3:

Say the ‘trip’,,’ even though you are not playing it.


Page 101
Right column, second paragraph lines 3 and 4:

… ‘Before You Accuse Me’,,’ ‘Johnny B Goode’,,’


Page 102
Last line before diagram:

… each chord.  However, that all I want you to write down is the quality of the chord …


Page 104
Right column, line 2:

… are equally as brilliant musicians …


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BC Book Corrections - page 4 of 7
« Reply #5 on: January 01, 2013, 08:10:16 am »
KEY:
Incorrect letters, words, punctuation, etc (for deletion) are marked thus.
Additional and/or replacement letters, words, punctuation, etc are shown in red thus.


Page 109
Line 1:

The first F chord below sounds more full then than the lower one …

Line 2:

… I found it easier to play then than the ‘mini’ variation …


Page 110
Left column, line 4:

… it really depends on the situatioan situation.


Page 115
Last line of first paragraph (in bold):

If you’ve been using a thin guage gauge pick up to now


Page 122
Second paragraph:

The diagram on the left right shows all the notes up to the fifth fret.

On the diagram:

Note C missing (G string 5th fret)


Page 128
Left column, second line under “Dsus4” heading:

… with your little finger added under your 4th 3rd finger.


Page 130
End of first line of first paragraph (in bold):

because you want to be able to add them so they come out naturally when you play.


Page 135
Right column below second diagram, end of line 2:

There is such a thing as a thumb pick too …


Page 140
First paragraph (in bold), first line:

We’re though through the majority of the really basic stuff now …


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BC Book Corrections - page 5 of 7
« Reply #6 on: January 01, 2013, 08:29:27 am »
KEY:
Incorrect letters, words, punctuation, etc (for deletion) are marked thus.
Additional and/or replacement letters, words, punctuation, etc are shown in red thus.


Page 142
Left column, first line:

An A little extra tip for you…

Right column, end of line 5 and line 6:

You will find that you can usually play Cadd9 instead of a plain C is written in a song …


Page 144
Heading:

This is probably the most-used riff in blues and rock music

Music:

A (chord) missing (above bar 7)


Page 147
Line 1, left column:

People with a long enough little finger use it as an anchor …

Line 7, left column:

So I have to ‘float’..’


Page 150
Second paragraph, line 1:

… and start by putting your 1st finger in on the 3rd fret …


Page 152
No corrections, just a query:

Is there any reason why, without any notification to us newbs, we suddenly change from 3 note power chords (root + fifth + octave) to 2 note ones (root + fifth only) on this page?


Page 156
Left column, first line below “Minor Pentatonic Practice” heading:

You need to memorize this.


Page 165
Third heading:

D.I.Y  D.I.Y.

End of first paragraph (line2) below “D.I.Y.” heading:

… and try to copy them,.


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BC Book Corrections - page 6 of 7
« Reply #7 on: January 01, 2013, 08:58:20 am »
KEY:
Incorrect letters, words, punctuation, etc (for deletion) are marked thus.
Additional and/or replacement letters, words, punctuation, etc are shown in red thus.


Page 168
End of sentence, bottom of left column — top of right column:

... (CD2 Track 55 48).

Right column, end of first line:

… place your finger on the 1st 5th fret …


Page 169
Left column, last line:

… or the mate you are jamming with.)).

Right column, 4th line up from bottom:

… their sense of time is solid and the they can manipulate it …


Page 172
First paragraph (in bold) line 4:

So, use the chart (on page 174) to make sure that

Right column, second line:

make a list out of them …  … make out a list of them


Page 173
5th bullet point under “Theory” heading:

The principle principal elements of rhythm


Page 175
5th row in “Theory” section:

Principle Principal elements of rhythm


Page 176
4th paragraph lines 4 and 5:

Then, lastly, there is and lastly the imaginatively titled ‘Solo Blues 1’,,’ a blues arrangement …


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BC Book Corrections - page 7 of 7
« Reply #8 on: January 01, 2013, 09:24:09 am »
KEY:
Incorrect letters, words, punctuation, etc (for deletion) are marked thus.
Additional and/or replacement letters, words, punctuation, etc are shown in red thus.


Page 180
First paragraph (in bold), end of last sentence:

they can do you some damage (especially to your eyes).


Page 182
Right column, line 5:

consistent ( you don’t … [remove space between bracket and you] … consistent (you don’t


Page 183
Grey heading, top of right column:

Filter / Tone/ Contour  [remove spaces between words and slashes]  Filter/Tone/Contour

Bottom paragraph, lines 1, 2 and 3:

Because all guitars and amplifiers are different it is very hard for me to be any more exact about what setting you should set your amp to.  Different guitars will likely need very different settings and so you have to use your ears.  It is important is to experiment and play about …


Page 184
Diagram:

Note F missing from D string fret 3.
Note F missing from B string fret 6.
Note F incorrectly shown on B string fret 7 (as pointed out by El Kev in reply # 1 above).
Note C missing from D string fret 10.
Note F missing from G string fret 10.


Page 185
Chart:

Open Em chord shows C#m with capo at fret 10, this should be Dm.


That’s all I’ve found on my first “once over” of the book.  Most of the points are very minor but I thought it would be best to mention every single thing that “jumped out” at me.  Please forgive me if you think I’ve overdone the nit-picking… but I just can’t help being a detail freak.

Peace,
Cal  :)

PS
It’s a brilliant book and I’m now going back to the beginning to start learning properly.
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Re: Corrections Thread = Spotted a mistake? Tell me here!! :)
« Reply #9 on: March 28, 2013, 08:07:42 am »
Gudday,

I posted this earlier but it doesn't seem to have appeared so here it is again.

P. 141 the diagram for G has fingers 1 and 2 back to front

P.177 same problem with G (first G on second line)

P.178 CSus4   the A string is X'd out but has the 3rd finger down

P.179 D7 Sus4 fingers 1 and 2 back to front

The biggest mistakes seem to be on the Full Neck diagram on P. 184 which I see others have spotted. Unfotunately I didn't and tried learning it as it is...soon realised something was wrong but annoying all the same and would be good if you could come up with a downloadable PDF of a corrected page one could print out and just stick in over the present one as mine is a mess of scratching out and insertions...very confusing!

Otherwise very happy with the course although I did my left wrist and thumb in practicing too much so am now taking a break thus have time to nitpick the book!
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Re: Corrections Thread = Spotted a mistake? Tell me here!! :)
« Reply #10 on: September 04, 2013, 08:32:17 am »
Wow Cal - THANK YOU!

I should have seen this earlier! I've sent it to my publisher to look into, that's a lot of corrections!
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« Reply #11 on: January 20, 2014, 01:58:05 am »
On page 84 for the chord changes you have "E7 to A (mini bare)". E7 is not covered until Page 95 in the next lesson.

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« Reply #12 on: January 22, 2014, 06:16:33 pm »
On p. 139, the Stage 7 practice chart, under chord practice, Dsus4 is listed twice and Dsus2 is omitted.