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.
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.
A handy left-handed reference chart showing "E-Z Form" chords grouped by
key. Full chord forms are also shown. An added feature is a note
finder chart showing the location of every note on the first five frets.
Ideal for student, studio or classroom. 35" x 24" poster.
This book/CD package offers the young classic guitarist a thorough grounding in reading standard notation in the first position. Following the Mel Bay tradition, this book presents music theory incrementally, providing only what is required of the student at any given point in the book. Numerous studies and folksong melodies are presented with suggested chord changes for accompaniment by a teacher or a second student guitarist. Also includes guides to purchasing a classic guitar, proper posture and hand positions, tuning the guitar, and much more. A companion CD is included. Written in standard notation.
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.
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
Forty original John Dowland (1563-1626) lute solos transcribed for classic guitar solo. The book is intended for the guitarist with intermediate to advanced fingerstyle technique, and can be played on both nylon and steel string instruments. In order to help capture the unique character of Dowland's music, renaissance lute tuning (capo on the third fret with the G string tuned to F sharp) is used throughout. The pieces progress more or less in order of increasing difficulty, and special care has been taken to be sure any group of consecutive pieces can be played with satisfying results. Standard notation only. Includes FREE downloadable companion audio files.