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Aether

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How long does it take to know every note in the fretboard? Also, is there any way to learn the notes faster or just know a note just by looking at it in the fretboard? I've noticed that it does not matter if I know a bunch of theory if I can't track the notes. I can't make a mayor chord a mayor 7th chord if I do not know where the 7th is, so I need to learn them. Any tip?
 

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I used caged to learn the fretboard 😅

Don't have any tips, in general take an open low E and now find every E in the fretboard works as good as any other method in my opinion. My advice is to first now the distance between notes before doing so. For example if you take an open E the first 12 frets are F F# G G# A Bb B C C# D D# E, now do the same but starts on the other open strings.
 

Aether

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I used caged to learn the fretboard 😅

Don't have any tips, in general take an open low E and now find every E in the fretboard works as good as any other method in my opinion. My advice is to first now the distance between notes before doing so. For example if you take an open E the first 12 frets are F F# G G# A Bb B C C# D D# E, now do the same but starts on the other open strings.
My thing is not learning the freatboard, but every single note in it insted xd
But thanks, how long you think it'll take?
 
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Ids Schiere

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My thing is not learning the freatboard, but every single note in it insted xd
But thanks, how long you think it'll take?
Don't know, it depends on the person.

Now I'm confused what you're asking learning every single note in it is the same as learning the fretboard for me 😅
 
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The way I started to learn the fretboard was taking a note and learning all of it's positions like others have said above. For me, it's easier to find the patterns that way. If I know where one is on the Low E string, I could work out where the rest are just by the pattern. There are the caged lessons too as mentioned before, but also learning major scales is really helpful too! Try learning them and the notes that make them up, then see if you can name the notes as you go! I hope this gives you a few ideas on where to start :)
 

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    I started by doing the same thing Millie did, so I would pick a note and learn its every position on the freatboard and knowing that gave me a reference to find the others (and eventually you memorize the other notes too).
    I recently started using another method too: I divide the freatboard and start with the note of the open string and then proceed to name out loud all the notes till the 4th fret for the first position and then move to the other string...and so on, I hope I explained myself 😂😂😂 as for how much time it takes, well that's personal, everybody learns differently and everybody needs a differrnt amount of time. Hope it helps a little!
     

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    I'am doing this excersice: find the C note on the 6 string, then D on the 5, then E on the 4 and so. when you arrive to the 6 string again you will have to find D so you will eventually find every note on every string
     

    Aether

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    Don't know, it depends on the person.

    Now I'm confused what you're asking learning every single note in it is the same as learning the fretboard for me 😅
    The thing is that learning the fretboard sound more like learning patterns xd
     
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    Ids Schiere

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    The thing is that learning the fretboard sound more like learning patterns xd
    Aah I see, patterns are basically scales and things like that. Learning the fretboard is learning where you can find each note. If you don't know the fretboard learning the patterns is pretty useless 😅
     

    Aether

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    Aah I see, patterns are basically scales and things like that. Learning the fretboard is learning where you can find each note. If you don't know the fretboard learning the patterns is pretty useless 😅
    I agree with you in that, that's why I want to learn the fretboard, or learn to track the notes before getting into the lessons, because I think I'll understand more if I know the fretboard and understand everythings Papa gate's talking about
     
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    Calvin Phillips

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    My thing is not learning the freatboard, but every single note in it insted xd
    But thanks, how long you think it'll take?
    Not long.when you remember how many octaves repeat itself.you really only need one pattern recognized. Then you find the tricks. Octaves start 12 notes from the last. So it's just knowing ok g is 7.on low string. 9 on d string. And 12 on b string (same as 7 on high e). once you find those patterns easier you'll start seeing the fretboard.more. there are different ways.. like Ids said to do it. This is what's helped me.. I'm getting better at it.
     
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