Pumping Nylon: The Classical Guitarist's Technique Handbook
World-class classical guitarist and well-respected educator Scott Tennant presents the most comprehensive technique handbook available for classical guitarists. This complete edition combines all three volumes of Scott's best-selling Pumping Nylon series. In addition to technical information not available elsewhere, it includes classic etudes by Carcassi, Giuliani, Sor, and Tarrega; musical examples by Bach, Turina, and Rodrigo; and original compositions by Andrew York and Brian Head. Learn easy to advanced repertoire pieces that are selected and designed to work with the various techniques addressed, including arpeggios, tremolo, scale velocity, and more. The included DVD features Scott Tennant, and the MP3 CD features the playing of Scott Tennant and Adam del Monte.
This in-depth scale and arpeggio text is core curriculum at the
University of Southern California's Studio Guitar Department. Using a
comprehensive approach that includes three different organizational
systems, it covers the technical foundation that is necessary for
playing any style of music. The CAGED system (five positions), the
Finger Stretch system (all twelve keys in one position) and the
Three-Note Per String system (seven patterns) are examined. Although
each of these three systems is examined, the CAGED system serves as the
basis for much of the material covered in this book.I nstead of
traditional musical notation, the book uses fingerboard diagrams to
focus on the visual aspect of the patterns. The goal is to present an
approach to understanding and mastering the fingerboard by outlining the
best and most practical elements of these different systems.
presents patterns for the harmonic minor and melodic minor scales and
all of their relative modes: the bebop scale (major, minor and
dominant), chromatic scale, whole-tone scale, diminished scale
(whole/half and half/whole) and augmented scale. Along with these scale
forms, patterns for minor (major 7) and augmented (major 7) arpeggios
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.