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
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.
Mel Bay's own method for the classic guitar, featuring a thorough grounding in the fundamentals of music and reading guitar notation, plus graded studies and pieces. Musical and technical concepts are introduced gradually as needed throughout the text and driven home with ample musical illustrations. Information is provided on: basic right and left-hand techniques, reading standard notation, harmonics, and playing in various keys and positions. Also includes many classical etudes and works by Aguado, Bach, Carcassi, Carulli, Diabelli, Giuliani, Sor, and others. Written entirely in standard notation only.
Play 8 yuletide favorites with sound-alike CD tracks! The book includes melody and lyrics to sing along and chord symbols to elaborate on the melody. The audio CD is playable on any CD player. For PC and MAC computer users, the CD is enhanced with tempo adjusting software that does not change the pitch!
Angels We Have Heard on High
Away in a Manger
Deck the Hall
The First Noel
Go, Tell It on the Mountain
Joy to the World
O Little Town of Bethlehem