Watch the Essentials Sampler online guitar lesson by Muriel Anderson from Fingerstyle Essentials

The key of D on the guitar is really my favorite. There are a couple of tricks that I’ll share with you that work great to make beautiful arrangements for a lot of songs. Some of them will fall under your fingers so easily that you may even be able to arrange spontaneously as you go.

You’ll find your time with your guitar more enjoyable when you enjoy the sound that is coming out of your instrument. Remember, a good guitar will hold its value, so try to find one that speaks to you and inspires you. Put on good quality strings, and tune it as precisely as possible.