‘Canon Rock’ Slow Motion Video

The video/tab mashup I made for ‘Canon Rock’ is a popular post here on GuitarTeacher and on my YouTube channel. Because the song uses super-sonic sweep picking, rapid position shifts and string-burning alternate picking, I often get requests to slow it down.  So to help us mere mortals work toward getting the chops of FunTwo or JerryC here is my original video tab lesson slowed down to three-quarters the original tempo. Some audio artifacts occur when time stretching like this but I think it should still be usable.

Canon Rock Video with Tablature – Slow Version (75% Tempo)

If you want to decide for yourself how much or little to slow down the video (or speed up for you crazy shredders!), I am making the original video available for download here – Original GuitarTeacher Canon Rock video (.mp4 – Quicktime). Simply right-click and select “Save As…” to download to your computer. See my original post to get the tab and other resources.

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Using Apple’s Quicktime Player you can time stretch and loop sections for practice. This is the format I now record my private online guitar lessons so all my private students can review their lessons with these same options tempo and looping options.

A tutorial on how to do this using the Apple Quicktime Player is available for Private Members at the end of this lesson.

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11 Comments on “‘Canon Rock’ Slow Motion Video”

  • Vladimir wrote on 22 September, 2009, 0:10

    Exactly what I was looking for! Cheers Storm

  • MJK (Mike) wrote on 22 September, 2009, 6:22

    While I am not ready to shred this, I like your format and way of teaching…

  • ERWIN wrote on 31 December, 2009, 2:33


  • dOncatellIOcastell wrote on 9 March, 2010, 8:43

    tq.. It’s really helpful

  • Khanh Trang wrote on 6 May, 2010, 2:58

    I admired you!
    You’re pro…

  • carlos wrote on 18 June, 2010, 18:00

    amigo podrias poner las tablaturas en una pagina para poder copiarlas y practicar o mandalas a mi correo plz

  • Storm wrote on 21 June, 2010, 13:10

    @carlos – Find the tabs in PDF and Guitar Pro format on this page: http://guitarteacher.com/2009/01/11/canon-rock-guitar-lesson-how-to-play-the-youtube-classic/

  • Nanda wrote on 12 November, 2011, 21:33

    bisakah anda melambatkan temponya menjadi 50% funtwo ?

  • Nanda wrote on 12 November, 2011, 21:33

    Can you slow the tempo to 50% funtwo?

  • Amit zamatia wrote on 20 August, 2012, 3:30

    Hay ! can anybody tel me ? How 2 play guiter.

  • Juliansidauruk wrote on 18 January, 2013, 1:29

    wooww very amazing men

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