These ensemble pieces for four guitars are wonderfully original, with depth and musical sophistication. They were composed for the technical level of Suzuki students in Book 5 or beyond. Great favorites with students! Titles include: Variations on La Folia, Prelude and Fugue, and The Fading Shore.
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!
Containing over 40 pieces, this book offers a rich and varied mixture of folk songs from around the world ("Aura Lee" and "Sakura"), classical tunes ("March of the Kings" and "Minuet in G"), popular film music (themes from Pirates of the Caribbean and the Harry Potter movies), evocative originals ("Falling Leaves," "Havana Goodtime," "Samurai Sword," "Tudor Dance"), and established guitar repertoire by Sor and Carulli.
This folio gathers 35 of Piazzolla's finest and arranges them for violin and guitar duets. Titles include: Adios nonino * Buenos Aires Hora Cero * Decarisimo * Extasis * Fievre (Fiebre de Tango) * Greenwich * La fin del mundo * Made in USA * Misteriosa Vida * Nuevo Mundo * Recuerdo New York * Tango choc (Doudou) * Yo canto un tango . . . and more. Includes bio.
Title: Astor Piazzolla for Violin and Guitar, By Piazzolla, Astor, Published by Hal Leonard, Item number: 00695888
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.
Written as a follow-up to the popular dance rhythms featured in Latin American Rhythms for Guitar. Renowned Argentine virtuoso Jorge Morel offers insight in the playing of complex Latin dance rhythms: the milonga, tango, malambo, and baião -plus a bossa nova tune! Written in standard notation and tablature.
Easy Baroque Pieces for Classical Guitar is an outstanding introduction for the beginner to intermediate guitarist to the music of the Baroque. Jerry Willard explains the intricacies of Baroque ornamentation (including trills, mordents, and notes inégale) in an easy-to-understand way, and performs each piece on the accompanying audio CD.
Includes 51 pieces:
Aria (from the Anna Magdelena Notebook)(J.S. Bach) Bourrée in A Minor (theme, from the Second Violin Partita) (J.S. Bach)
Largo (Arcangelo Corelli)
The Harmonious Blacksmith (George Frideric Handel) Canon (Johann Pachelbel)
Minuet (Henry Purcell)
Gavotte (Giovanni Zamboni)
and many more
23 classics arranged in easy-to-read notes with tablature.
The Chipmunk Song
The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire)
Frosty The Snow Man
Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer
Happy Xmas (War Is Over)
A Holly Jolly Christmas
(There's No Place Like) Home For The Holidays
I Heard The Bells On Christmas Day
I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
I'll Be Home For Christmas
It's Beginning To Look Like Christmas
Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!
A Marshmallow World
Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree
Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer
When Santa Claus Gets Your Letter
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
A selection of 20 Christmas carols in easy arrangements for guitar with an optional second part. The accompanying CD contains all the carols arranged for two guitars with attractive accompaniments. The accompaniments are also given as play-along tracks.