Hal Leonard's top-selling comprehensive method for band and strings is now also available for guitar.
This method has been designed to meet the National Standards for Music Education, with features such as cross-curricular activities, quizzes, multicultural songs, basic improvisation and more. Concepts covered in Book 1 include: getting started; basic music theory; guitar chords; notes on each string; music history; ensemble playing; performance spotlights; and much more!
Songs used in Book 1 include such hits as: Dust in the Wind; Eleanor Rigby; Every Breath You Take; Hey Jude; Hound Dog; Let It Be; Ode to Joy; Rock Around the Clock; Stand By Me; Surfin' USA; Sweet Home Chicago; This Land Is Your Land; You Really Got Me; and more!
The Authentic Course of Study for Traditional Mariachi Ensemble. Twelve classic Mariachi songs are featured in this unique new method. The step-by-step pedagogy ensures success. Each song is preceded by graduated exercises to help students learn to play in the correct style-from ranchera valseada to son jaliscience. The Enhanced CD with accompaniments, included with each student book, is ideal for home practice. Songs include De Colores, La Bamba, La Llorona, Tristes Recuerdos, El Caballito and more.
Title: Mariachi Mastery, By Nevin, Jeff, Published by Neil A. Kjos Music Co.
Lifetime mariachi performer and educator John Nieto joins Bob Phillips to provide authentic orchestral settings of familiar, traditional tunes for string orchestra alone, mariachi band alone or string orchestra and mariachi band together. Trumpet and Rhythm books are available to provide optional parts for trumpet, guitar, guitarron, vihuela, piano and harp. Historical background and ideas for arrangements are provided in the Teacher's Manual. Each string book contains the melody and the melodic harmony, accompaniment or bass part as appropriate. All the text within the Student and Teacher's books is in both Spanish and English.
Title: Mariachi Philharmonic, By Phillips, Bob and Nieto, John, Published by Highland/Etling
This book and accompanying audio CD are a great introduction to the world
of classical guitar. The user friendly method is ideal for self
instruction or for use with a teacher. The book contains many great pieces playable by the beginning student.
Subjects include: How to hold the guitar, tuning, left and right hand functions, note reading, key-signatures, musical terms, and many short, easy songs.
An easy-to-understand, yet very comprehensive method. Learn to play classic guitar in all of the basic keys along with a wide assortment of solos ranging from the Renaissance to 20th Century compositions by composers such as Sor, Carcassi, Carulli, Diabelli, Giuliani, Bach, Handel and Dowland. Finally, studies are contained for playing in the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th positions.
This book is an excellent introduction to one of America's most
quintessential instruments, the pedal steel. The first part of the book
covers the skills required to play the instrument, including technique
for the pedals and knee levers, bar control, and picking. The second
half includes songs and licks that illustrate the full spectrum of the
pedal steel's capabilities. Exercises and songs are presented in
tablature and standard notation. The book comes with accompanying audio
and video, including play-along tracks.
This revolutionary new
method combines solid pedagogy with a focus on real-world guitar skills
such as strumming and fingerpicking, pivotal rock and blues riffs,
improvising, reading music, and music theory.
The included MP3
recordings demonstrate every example and song in the book, and
specialized instructional tracks feature concise explanations and
demonstrations of all new concepts and techniques. The included SI
Player software lets students slow tracks down and loop sections for
continuous practice, and video lessons on the included DVD explain and
demonstrate all the concepts and techniques.
Classical Guitar Method, Op. 59 and Twenty-five Melodius and Progressive Studies for Guitar, Op. 60
Professional guitarist and teacher Philippe Bertaud has meticulously edited and revamped the classic Carcassi guitar method for use by today's guitar student. Bertaud's sensitive reworkings of the method retains the original intent, but also adds many modern conventions in the instruction of the classical guitar. As an added bonus, this book includes an MP3 CD containing recordings of all 25 studies of the Carcassi op. 60 beautifully performed by Bertaud. This combined edition of Matteo Carcassi's Classical Guitar Method, op. 59 and Twenty-five Melodious and Progressive Studies for the Guitar, op. 60, along with the enclosed CD make this new edition of the Caracassi method an indispensable addition to the library of any student or teacher of classical guitar.
The Total Flamenco Guitarist is an exciting journey into the world of flamenco guitar playing, a style loved by the world for its explosive techniques and depth of emotion. This book and CD kit is a complete curriculum for beginning to advanced flamenco guitarists. The lessons are based on a three-pronged approach of technique, rhythm, and listening. The material is organized according to the major rhythmic families: fandango, tango, solea, siguiriyas, and more. You?ll learn popular styles including rumba, bulerias, and sevillanas, and lots of authentic flamenco techniques such as rasgueado, arpeggio, picado, and tremolo. Whether you want to be a flamenco guitarist, or just incorporate some of these techniques into your own music, The Total Flamenco Guitarist is the book for you!
Esta es una introduccion paso a paso, concisa para aprender acordes,
patrones ritmicos y canciones. La musica se encuentra en las tonalidades
de G, D, E menor y C con CD de acompanamiento incluido. El libro
tambien contiene secciones que hablan de distintos tipos de guitarra,
preguntas frecuentes, como encordar una guitarra y terminos musicales y
guitarristicos. Ideal para principiantes de cualquier edad. Un metodo
conciso, paso a paso y facil para aprender acordes, patrones ritmicos y
canciones - perfecto para principiantes de cualquier edad. La musica se
encuentra en las tonalidades de G, D, E menor y C. Contiene secciones
explicando el tipo de guitarras, preguntas frecuentes, como encordar una
guitarra y terminos musicales y guitarristicos.CD de acompanamiento
incluido. El material audiografico de este libro se encuentra en el