Enjoy Playing the Guitar

Author: Debbie Cracknell,Gordon Davey

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780193559394

Category: Music

Page: 52

View: 9257

This second tutor takes the student on to more complex rhythms, slurs, and higher positions, and ends with an introduction to the barre. Some pieces are in duet or trio form.

Play Classical Guitar

Author: David Braid

Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation

ISBN: 9780879306571

Category: Music

Page: 144

View: 6729

(Book). From playing the classical guitar, to buying one, to simply enjoying its unique beauty, repertoire and heritage, this colorful all-in-one primer reveals the riches of one of history's finest stringed instruments. It presents more than 90 exercises composed by the author that clarify techniques and concepts, as well as transcriptions of essential classical guitar repertoire. Fully illustrated with diagrams and charts, this book for beginning to advanced players covers reading music notation, theory, key signatures, musical terms, memorization, chords, arpeggios, melody, advanced techniques, playing by ear, general musicianship, and improvisation. Includes a color showcase of the finest models, players and composers; an historical overview of the classical guitar; and a companion CD that allows players to hear exactly how the exercises in the book should sound. Hardcover, spiral-bound.

Play Electric Guitar

From Bedroom to Band in 90 Days

Author: Terry Burrows

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 0312244177

Category: Music

Page: 128

View: 8255

This interactive package (complete with a book, an instructional CD, a wall chart poster, a guitar pick, and three sheets of fretboard stickers) equips the novice with everything he or she needs to achieve band quality competency in three months. Illustrations.

My First Guitar - Learn to Play


Author: Ben Parker

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781908707130

Category: Music

Page: 32

View: 4121

This book is the perfect introduction to the Guitar for kids of all ages. With no sheet music to follow, kids can easily follow the clear and simple diagrams and photos to learn their first chords, play fun tunes and gain confidence playing their first guitar! * Easy to follow instructions and illustrations * Simple exercises to follow and practice * Learn at their own pace * Fun and easy songs, chords and tunes to play * Simply follow the lessons in the book and kids will be playing guitar in no time !

Classical Guitar For Dummies

Author: Jon Chappell,Mark Phillips

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470464704

Category: Music

Page: 360

View: 9345

A reference for aspiring and beginner-level guitar players offers hands-on instruction in the fundamentals as well as a series of practice exercises, in a guide that is complemented by a bonus CD of songs, chords, and audio/MP3 files. Original.

It's Never Too Late to Play Guitar

Beginner Guitar Tutor

Author: James Longworth,Nick Walker

Publisher: It's Never Too Late

ISBN: 9780571539222

Category: Guitar

Page: 80

View: 8062

More and more adults are taking the positive step to learn or rediscover how to play the guitar. But having made the decision, the challenge is knowing where to turn! Whatever your level of ability, guitar educators James Longworth and Nick Walker provide the answers in this all-in-one adult tutor, It's Never Too Late . . . to Play Guitar, an instructive teach-yourself program covering essential music theory and guitar technique basics. Contains a wealth of original music alongside pop, rock, blues, folk, classical, and jazz hits. It breaks down the key musical features of different styles, using classic chord progressions, riffs, and strumming patterns---ideal for aspiring songwriters! The included CD contains a variety of play-along tracks to make even the simplest pieces sound great. Perfect for beginner acoustic and classical guitarists, and an ideal grounding for aspiring electric guitar players.

Classical Guitar for Beginners

Author: Nathaniel Gunod

Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing

ISBN: 9780739009048

Category: Music

Page: 48

View: 5848

For music lovers who've always wanted to play guitar but have been put off by traditional guitar methods, these books get you playing right away without having to pick through heavy theory and music-reading lessons first. Every book in the For Beginners series progresses from the very basics of buying your first instrument through the fundamentals of playing your favorite style of music. 48 pages each with enhanced CD.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Playing the Guitar

Author: Frederick M. Noad

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780028642444

Category: Music

Page: 288

View: 6387

Explains how to select a guitar, understand chords and melodies, how to read notes, explore different musical styles, and details how guitar music is written.

Scott Tennant's Basic Classical Guitar Method

Author: Scott Tennant,Nathaniel Gunod

Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing

ISBN: 9780739033890

Category: Music

Page: 48

View: 9903

Everything you need to know to get started playing the classical guitar. Includes: step-by-step instructions on positioning, right-hand and left-hand technique; lessons on reading music and basic musicianship; pieces to play solo or in duet with Scott Tennant; instructions for putting on strings; close-ups of the hands, split screens and other techniques to make learning easy and fun.

Progressive Classical Guitar Method

Author: Jason Waldron,Gary Turner

Publisher: L.T.P. Publications

ISBN: 9780947183127

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 103

View: 1592

The essential method for the beginning Classical Guitarist. Teaches you how to play the world's most famous pieces for Classical Guitar and teaches you how to read music.

Hal Leonard Classical Guitar Method (Tab Edition)

A Beginner's Guide with Step-by-Step Instruction and Over 25 Pieces to Study and Play

Author: Paul Henry

Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation

ISBN: 1495030210

Category: Music

Page: 120

View: 1759

(Guitar Method). The Hal Leonard Classical Guitar Method is designed for anyone just learning to play classical guitar. This comprehensive and easy-to-use beginner's guide by renowned classical guitarist and teacher Paul Henry uses the music of the master composers to teach you the basics of the classical style and technique. The book includes pieces by Beethoven, Bach, Mozart, Schumann, Purcell and many more and includes lessons on: tuning * proper playing technique * notes in open position * PIMA technique * time signatures * key signatures * scales * chords * and more. Includes access to audio demo tracks online for download or streaming.

Solo Guitar Playing

Author: Frederick Noad

Publisher: Schirmer Trade Books

ISBN: 9780825672262

Category: Music

Page: 238

View: 8332

For years, the most popular classical guitar method ever published! Technique, sight reading, and musicianship for the intermediate guitarist, with graded exercises and practice studies.

Enjoy Playing Guitar Solos

Author: Debbie Cracknell

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780193221147

Category: Music

Page: 32

View: 4042

A book of 20 progressive pieces suitable for guitarists in the early grades. It presents original pieces and well-loved tunes in a wide range of styles, from Spanish to Caribbean and Elizabethan to the blues. With short performing and background notes on each piece and a nmber of attractive illustraitons, this collection will be an eessential repertoire book for all elementary guitarists.

30 Easy Spanish Guitar Solos

Author: Mark Phillips

Publisher: Cherry Lane Music

ISBN: 9781603780599

Category: Music

Page: 63

View: 7805

(Easy Guitar). Easy arrangements with tab of favorites by Albeniz, Granados, Sor, Tarrega, and others. Includes: Cielito Lindo * Lagrima * Leyenda * Malaguena * La Paloma * Salamanca * and more. Also includes a demonstration CD.

Alfred's Basic Guitar Method 1 (3rd Edition)

The Most Popular Method for Learning How to Play

Author: Morty Manus,Ron Manus

Publisher: Alfred Music

ISBN: 1457434482

Category: Music

Page: 64

View: 1678

Recognized for over 50 years as the best-paced and most comprehensive guitar method available, Alfred's Basic Guitar Method, Book 1 has introduced over 3 million beginners to the joy of playing guitar. This updated and expanded edition features a new layout, making it easier to read and learn. Now included are blues, country, folk, jazz, and rock styles, plus more pop songs! Correlating theory, chord, and pop books ensure that you'll get everything you need from one complete method. Learning to play has never been easier or more fun than with Alfred's Basic Guitar Method---the first and best choice for today's beginning guitar students. Book 1 can be used for acoustic or electric guitar and covers how to hold your guitar, tuning, the basics of reading music, the notes on all six strings, chords, scales, songs, bass-chord accompaniments, and duets. Titles: * Singin' in the Rain * Take Me Home Country Roads * Over the Rainbow * Annie's Song * When the Saints Go Marching In

How to Play Guitar Step by Step

Author: N.A

Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)

ISBN: 9781405360333

Category: Guitar

Page: 352

View: 1157

Get the fast-track to guitar stardom with this inspirational, step-by-step visual guide From developing your skills as a performer to learning chord sequences and choosing the right kit, How To Play Guitar Step By Step is the ultimate self-improvement guide for all aspiring guitar heroes. Ever dreamt of soloing like one of the guitar greats? Or forming your own band but no idea where to start? Guitar greatness is within your grasp with this ultimate visual guide featuring ten professional easy-to-follow lessons as well as an accompanying DVD that will keep you motivated and inspired as you progress. Advice on technique and guitar maintenance will keep you looking and sounding your best and the handy directory of chords and scales will have you reaching for the book time and time again. Whether you're starting from scratch or building on existing skills, How To Play Guitar Step By Step hits all the right chords progressing you from beginner to guitar hero in easy-to-follow stages.

Alfred's Teach Yourself to Play Classical Guitar, Complete Starter Pack

Everything You Need to Know to Start Playing Classical Guitar!, Starter Pack

Author: Nathaniel Gunod

Publisher: Alfred Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781470616366

Category: Music

Page: N.A

View: 2424

From Alfred Music, the worldwide leader in music education products since 1922, comes Alfred's Teach Yourself to Play Classical Guitar Complete Starter Pack! This complete starter pack includes a high-quality full-size Firebrand(tm) nylon-string acoustic guitar, deluxe accessories including a custom-fit gig bag carrying case, clip-on portable tuner with batteries included, a foot stool, and Alfred's Teach Yourself to Play Classical Guitar (Book, CD, and DVD with TNT 2 software for Mac and PC). High-quality Firebrand(tm) full-size nylon-string acoustic guitar features: * Spruce top with mahogany back and sides for a full, rich tone * Die-cast, chrome tuning machines * Nylon strings * Mahogany neck with rosewood fretboard

The Ultimate Guitar Tutor

A Comphrehensive Guide to Learning the Guitar: Electric

Author: Tom Flemming

Publisher: Faber Music Limited

ISBN: 9780571527656

Category: Guitar

Page: 64

View: 9572

Offers a comprehensive introduction to playing the guitar. Suitable for acoustic or electric guitar, this title features an introduction to TAB and standard notation; guitar techniques including tuning, power chords, barre chords, hammer-ons, string bending, sliding and left-hand damping; and classic songs from legendary artists.