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Foundations for Guitar is a modern method for learning to play the guitar. Beginning and Intermediate guitarists will learn "foundation skills" that are usable in all styles of music. Topics covered include: Music Theory Rhythm Theory Note Reading Single Note Guitar Skills Open Chords Power Chords Barre Chords Partial and other movable chord shapes 7th and 9th Chords Chart reading Rhythm Guitar Strumming in Eighth and Sixteenth Note Rhythms Arpeggiated or "Broken" Chords Alternate Picking
(Book). Guild guitars have been around since the early 1950s, and by the beginning of the '60s, the company had established a solid reputation for its electric and acoustic archtops, which are still widely regarded today. Despite this enduring popularity, little was known about the history of Guild. The Guild Guitar Book is the result of years of intensive research and countless photo sessions. It includes a thorough history of the company and its guitars, including serial numbers, specifications, original prices, and all the information needed to date Guild guitars. Features hundreds of photos, with a beautiful 40-page color section. Now Back in Print!
Schanzel ́s Guitar Book - Strategien für effektives Üben Das neue Buch "Strategien für effektives Üben". Das Buch für den Selbstunterricht mit umfangreicher, präziser Anleitung für das richtige Lernen und Üben. Richtig Gitarre lernen von Anfang an. Mit ausführlichem Speed-Training für die Lead-Gitarre. Dieses Buch wird Dein Gitarrenspiel verändern! Es enthält die besten Tipps und Übungsstrategien, die Dir helfen werden, Dein Spiel in kürzester Zeit wesentlich zu verbessern. Vielfältige Konzepte und Strategien beantworten alle Fragen zum richtigen Üben und helfen, die eigene Spieltechnik schnell und effektiv zu verbessern.Die ausführlich erklärten Methoden sind universell anwendbar, und ermöglichen dir, die Songs die du schon lange spielen wolltest, endlich auch spielen zu können. Beginnend mit grundsätzlichen Tipps für den Übungsalltag, werden alle Aspekte des Übens wie Analyse, Fingersatz, Metronom-Training, Fehleranalyse und die mentalen Voraussetzungen ausführlich behandelt. Ein umfangreicher Teil beschäftigt sich mit dem Thema Speed-Training. Ausführlich erklärt werden die verschiedenen Anschlagtechniken, effektive Tools ermöglichen die schnelle Verbesserung von Geschwindigkeit und Synchronisation zwischen Anschlag- und Greifhand. Mit den in diesem Buch vorgestellten Übungsstrategien wird es möglich, leichter und schneller, und mit weniger Zeitaufwand zu lernen, und auch anspruchsvolle Spieltechniken zu meistern. Aus dem Inhalt: - Haltungstipps - Plektrumhaltung - Muskelgedächtnis - Zielmanagement - Fingersatz - Metronomtraining - Fehleranalyse - Visualisierung - Prüfmöglichkeiten / Qualitätskontrolle - 1-Versuch-Stategie - Synchronisation - Speed-Training Weitere Kapitel zum den Themen "Improvisation und Ausdruck, Motivation, und Improvisation vermitteln dir zusätzlich zu den technischen Aspekten den emotionalen Zugang zur Gitarre. Im Anhang findest Du umfangreiche Tipps zum Thema "Spielen in der Band" und die interessantesten Fragen und Antworten zum Thema Üben und Gitarre spielen. Übungspläne als Kopiervorlagen, die du für deine tägliche Arbeit verwenden kannst, sind ebenfalls vorhanden. "Strategien für effektives Üben" erklärt ausführlich die richtige Vorgehensweise beim Erlernen von neuem Material. Dadurch werden Fehler vermieden und die Zeit die du zum lernen neuer Stücke aufwenden musst wird wesentlich verkürzt. Dinge die du richtig gelernt hast sind jederzeit abrufbar, und du kannst diese auch wirklich spielen, anstatt ständig daran zu arbeiten ohne voranzukommen.Mit den Fehleranalyse-Methoden kannst du Defizite erkennen und schnell beheben. Speed-Training Ein umfangreicher Teil des Buches widmet sich dem Thema "Speed-Training". Erklärt wird wie du schnell und effektiv deine Geschwindigkeit verbessern kannst. Die verschiedenen Anschlagtechniken werden genau erklärt, die Vor- und Nachteile erläutert und du findest eine ausführliche Erklärung der optimalen Anschlagtechnik. Anhand verschiedener Methoden wird aufgezeigt wie du deine Anschlagtechnik verbessern, und deine Spielgeschwindigkeit und Präzision schnell und deutlich steigern kannst. Im Speed-Training enthalten: - Metronom-Training - Synchronisation - Ton für Ton Aufbau - Langsam- / Schnell-Methode - Block-Methode - Speed up Methode - 5-Minuten-Power-Training Mit diesen Anleitungen wird es möglich Licks und Riffs in kürzester Zeit schnell zu spielen, ohne sich jeden Tag durch ein umfangreiches Metronom-Training zu arbeiten. In "Strategien für effektives Üben" findest du die besten Tipps und Methoden aus über 30-jähriger Erfahrung. Alle Methoden wende ich täglich selbst an und ich kann dir garantieren, dass sich dein Spiel wesentlich verbessern wird, wenn du diese Strategien lernst und anwendest. Es liegt an dir zu entscheiden, wann du endlich die Dinge spielen kannst, die du schon immer spielen wolltest... aktuelle Rezensionen: ...wohl eines der besten Bücher, mit denen ich mein Gitarrenwissen bisher erweitert und aufgefrischt habe... ...uneingeschränkte KAUFEMPFEHLUNG... ...voller nützlicher Tipps... ...meiner Meinung nach sollte sich jeder, der sich das Gitarrespielen selbst beibringen will, dieses Buch ergänzend zulegen... ...der rote Faden für das Selbststudium... ...das Buch ist meiner Meinung nach eine ideale Ergänzung für alle, die im Selbststudium Gitarre spielen lernen...
(Essential Elements Guitar). Essential Elements for Guitar, Book 2 is a continuation of the concepts and skills taught in Book 1 and includes all of its popular features as well - great songs in a variety of styles, quizzes, music history, music theory, and much more. Concepts taught in Book 2 include: playing melodically in positions up the neck; playing movable chord shapes up the neck; playing scales and extended chords in different keys; more right-hand studies; fingerpicking and pick style; improvisation in positions up the neck; studying different styles through great song selections; and more!
This is an adult-friendly beginning guitar instruction book. It assumes the reader is an absolute beginner with no background in music or guitar. It starts with easy chords, and teaches using songs in the style of classic tunes every baby-boomer will know. Teaches how to read music, but only after the reader has learned lots of chords and songs.
Electric Guitars: The Illustrated Encyclopedia is a tour through pop-music’s most celebrated musical instrument. Covering several decades of iconic pieces, this guide describes electric guitars produced by every significant manufacturer from Alembic to Zemaitis. Alongside every model is detailed information and a host of action pictures of key players, from Chet Atkins from Joey Z. 1,200 photographs really bring each guitar to life. With 800 classic, rare and unusual instruments from all major manufacturers in studio-quality photographs, plus illustrations of key players, original ads, and memorabilia, it’s easy to get lost within these pages. Comprehensive and informative text with a unique A-to-Z guitar directory covers makers’ histories, great guitarists, and musical trends. This is the definitive guide to the electric guitar, written and researched by the world’s leading authorities on the instrument that has shaped over 50 years of popular music. In words and pictures, detailed descriptions of just why the electric guitar is the most exciting icon of modern pop music.
This second volume of graded repertoire for guitar continues the goal of providing students a stylistically comprehensive collection of attractive and inspiring music which also meets the pedagogic needs of teachers. While some of this music is very well known, much of it is not to be found in similar repertoire collections. Includes Foreword and Didactic Index: Easy music by Aguado, Ali, Bach, Calvi, Carcassi, Carolan, Carulli, Cutting, Dowland, Fuhrman, Garcia, Giuliani, Houghton, Hudson, Koshkin, Kuffner, Mertz, Murcia, Nava, Rak, Ribayez, Seth, Shand, Sor, Tesar, Visée,Yates, York and Zenamon.
* A complete guide to playing guitar accompaniment and chord melodies in various Brazilian styles -- Samba, Bossa Nova, Frevo, etc. * Comes with a CD of Nelson demonstrating each exercise, plus a tune in each style * Many variations of basic comping patterns written out, each with complete chord voicings. * Also includes short transcriptions of guitar parts as recorded by Toninho Horta, Joao Bosco, Joao Gilberto, etc.
Teaches the basics of playing the guitar, from choosing equipment and perfecting posture to fingering scales and focusing on a musical style, and includes information on recording studios.
Being unplugged doesn't mean you're without power. Develop the agility and strength that will give your performances power by making them appear effortless. All music in each 96-page book is shown in TAB and standard notation and recorded on the accompanying CD and/or DVD for demonstration and playing along.
"In The Electric Guitar, scholars working in American studies, business history, the history of technology, and musicology come together to explore the instrument's importance as an invention and its peculiar place in American culture. Documenting the critical and evolving relationship among inventors, craftsmen, musicians, businessmen, music writers, and fans, the contributors look at the guitar not just as an instrument but as a mass produced consumer good that changed the sound of popular music and the self-image of musicians."--BOOK JACKET.
This new series of graded repertoire for guitar has been put together with the aim of providing students with the most attractive, stylistically comprehensive, andinspiring music available, while at the same time realistically meeting thepedagogical needs of teachers. Students and teachers will therefore find in these volumes some of the most representative and attractive music of the major repertoire areas of the instrument, both historical and contemporary, carefully selected, graded and edited for pedagogical use. While some of this music is very well known, much of it is not to be found in similar collections. This volume includes easy music by Aguado, Carcassi, Carolan, Carulli, Domeniconi, Giuliani,Hudson, Koshkin, Manjon, Martz, Morlaye, Nava, Rameau, Rak, Ribayez, Shand, Sor, Tesar, Winner, Yates, York, and Zenamon. Access to online audio available.
Mastering the Classical Guitar, Book 1A is the first in a progressive series using a wide variety of musical repertoire and educational material to provide a solid technical foundation for classical guitar students, exposing the full range of the instrument’s potential and repertoire. Book 1A is most appropriate for students with no prior knowledge of the guitar or music theory, or for those who simply want a fresh start with the classic guitar. It is written in three broad sections: Progressive Studies and Pieces, Technical Exercises and Rhythmic Reading. Tips on how to integrate the three sections are provided throughout the book. Every chapter begins with exercises written specifically to improve a certain aspect of one’s playing, followed by various examples from the classical music repertoire and traditional songs from various cultures. While every aspect of classical guitar technique is clearly described and illustrated, students using this book would still benefit from the advice and constructive feedback of a competent teacher. Consequently, teachers will find opportunities to assert their individual teaching perspectives within this method, making it a perfect road map for the instructor and student’s musical journey. Written in standard notation only, Mastering the Classical Guitar, Book 1A comes with extensive online audio examples. Fingering is kept to a minimum to encourage effective sight reading, allowing teachers and students to annotate their own ideas about digitation and contribute to their own learning process. Includes access to online audio.
This is the 1st guitar book that allows the guitarist freedom to explore chords on a practical way. The drop down list format allows for quick and accurate key calculation, as well as where to play scales and understand the uniqueness of the guitar fret board.
This book will take you from basic concepts in blues guitar through performance level blues solos and techniques. Chapters include: Notation and Tablature, Time Values, Strumming, Blues Techniques, the Blues Progression, Open String Power Chords, Barre Chords, Blues Turnarounds, Blues Fill-Ins, the Blues Scale/Improvising, Double Stops and Fingerpicking Blues Solos. This text is supplemented by a stereo compact disc.
UNBELIEVABLE VALUE FOR MONEY - How To Strum In Perfect Time - 30 Most Played Rhythms - 50 Most Played Acoustic Guitar Chords - How To Change Chords Fast For thousands of people this is The Ultimate Teach Yourself Guitar Book. It helped them to Learn Faster - Easier & More Efficiently - than any other teaching method. Inside is the most Complete Collection of playing lessons you will ever find. BETTER THAN A GUITAR TEACHER - 190 Pages of Beautifully Illustrated Guitar Lessons - Over 100 Personalised Playing Tips - Practice Techniques That Work - Teach Yourself or Others in Private & Group Lessons - Compliments All Song Books & Teaching Methods YOU'LL SEE YOURSELF IMPROVING EVERY DAY Everything is Superbly Explained and shown to you Exactly As Played by top guitarists. That is The Key To Your Success. It can also help you achieve in weeks, what took many people years to learn. Yet this is A Simple Book. Clear, Practical & Easy To Follow. The author, Pauric Mather has designed each lesson so well, You Need No Knowledge Of Music to learn to play guitar from it.

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