Copyright © 2017, 2018 by Wayne Stegal
Guitar Home Page
of an idea
can verify it before use.
- My Favorite Source
Component November 3, 2017.
- Custom Intonation .December 20, 2017 A tale of
giving my guitar a custom intonation adjustment.
- Mapping the Guitar Fingerboard December 27, 2017. How to learn all of the notes on your
- Straight Intonation March 15, 2018.
- Memorization April 2, 2018. A scientific
method to memorize your music (or anything else).
- Guitar Shape July 24, 2018. Mathematical modeling of guitar shape
leads to modeling program. Updated August 21, 2018. Added
additional coefficients a3 and a5 to program to
add more versatility (i.e. to emulate more possible steel-string
shapes). Added a soundhole plot. Updated November 28,
2018. Program version 1.2.0. Added fingerboard, data, and
side length displays.. Internal changes increase resolution of
shape plot and reliability of program. Updated December 5, 2018.
.Program version 1.3.0. Extended horizontal guitar outline for
improved appearance. Added neck joiin fret override for fixed
calculation. Now can activate fingerboard from Soundhole
dialog. Made corrections to figure titles. Updated December 5, 2018. Program version 1.3.1. Added more input validation and error
checking to Soundhole dialog. Updated January 10, 2019.
Program version 1.4.0
help for coefficients.
- Spanish Music Theory
February 22, 2020. What underlies the Spanish sound?
Updated February 22, 2020.. Added minor improvements.
Changed term subdominant to predominant to indicate function rather
than a specific chord. Updated October 12, 2020 Added more
chords to chord tables and a new section on Harmonic Theory.
- Scale Analysis Program November
25, 2017. Program determines chords supported by input
scale. Updated.November 26, 2017. Added override for flats
and sharps. Updated
November 29, 2017. Modify program to retain selected scale in
Input Dialog on reentry and a Clear button to clear it.