Learn how to read guitar tablature & standard music notation with these online guitar lessons. Although not necessary to play the guitar, the ability to read guitar music on a basic level will improve your overall musicianship. At the very least learning to read and understand rhythms will help you in all aspects of playing guitar.
All guitar lessons on Cyberfret.com are in the process of being updated. Below are some guitar lessons that cover how to read music from the old website that have not made it to the new one yet.
Guitar Basics is an online method that teaches fundamental guitar techniques through reading guitar music. There is an alternate guitar tablature version of most sections, but try to use it with the standard notation version.
In this section you will study rhythms by themselves, without playing specific notes. Even if you do not learn to read music, you should gain an understanding of how rhythms work.