Classics For Electric Guitar

Author: John Kiefer
Publisher: Mel Bay Publications
ISBN: 1610656962
Size: 45.20 MB
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Classics For Electric Guitar. A collection of classical transcriptions for modern electric guitar; selections include several of Telemann's flute Fantasias, C.P.E. Bach's Solfegietto, Saint Saens' Danse Macabre, Debussy's Syrinx and more. Guitar techniques involved include alternate and hybrid picking, string skipping and sweep picking in a time-tested context. Includes companion CD of the selections in a variety of settings. CD also features bonus tracks from the author's other Mel Bay projects.

Classic Blues Licks For Electric Guitar

Author: Fred Sokolow
Publisher: Mel Bay Publications
ISBN: 1610650751
Size: 57.24 MB
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Classic Blues Licks For Electric Guitar. Seasoned guitar instructor Fred Sokolow offers a wealth of classic blues licks that can be applied in a variety of blues performance situations. Sokolow has divided the licks into categories to aid in thought organization about the guitar fretboard. Some of the licks are based on scales, and others on chords. Written in standard notation and tablature.

A Concise History Of The Classic Guitar

Author: Graham Wade
Publisher: Mel Bay Publications
ISBN: 9780786649785
Size: 10.85 MB
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A Concise History Of The Classic Guitar. A Concise History of the Classic Guitar by Graham Wade, one of the foremost international writers on the guitar, explores the history of the instrument from the 16th century to the present day. This compact assessment of five centuries of fretted instruments cover the vihuela in Spain, the history of four-course and five-course guitars, the evolution of tablature, and developments in the six-string guitar in the 19th century. The work also charts the contribution of leading composers, performers and luthiers of the 20th century, and evaluates the influence of Segovia, Llobet, Pujol, Presti, Bream, Williams, etc., among the world's famous guitarists. This book, intended for the general public and guitar students of all ages, is the first interpretative history of the classic guitar to be published in the 21st century, and will be eagerly welcomed by all lovers of the instrument.

Complete Method For Classic Guitar

Author: Mel Bay
Publisher: Mel Bay Publications
ISBN: 1609748905
Size: 31.19 MB
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Complete Method For Classic 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. This book presents classic guitar technique in a manner that anyone can easily follow. 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. In addition to the many classical etudes included here by Aguado, Bach, Carcassi, Carulli, Diabelli, Giuliani, Sor, and others, Mel Bay has made a significant contribution to the student guitar repertoire by transcribing works by Bach, Brahms, Chopin, Mozart, Pleyel, Rubenstein, and others in the classical style. the pieces and exercises are arranged to progress systematically through various keys and playing positions. Written entirely in standard notation only.

Classic Guitar Method

Author: Mel Bay
Publisher: Mel Bay Publications
ISBN: 1610654196
Size: 77.82 MB
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Classic Guitar Method. Complete in three volumes, this widely used text presents classical guitar instruction in a logical and clear manner. the student is thoroughly grounded in left and right hand technical studies and is acquainted with the works of the masters. In notation only.

Song Sheets To Software

Author: Elizabeth C. Axford
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 9780810850279
Size: 63.44 MB
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Song Sheets To Software. This second edition of Song Sheets to Software includes completely revised and updated listings of music software, instructional media, and music-related Internet Web sites of use to all musicians, whether hobbyist or professional. This book is a particularly valuable resource for the private studio and classroom music teacher.

A Blues Bibliography

Author: Robert Ford
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135865078
Size: 18.98 MB
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A Blues Bibliography. A Blues Bibliography, Second Edition is a revised and enlarged version of the definitive blues bibliography first published in 1999. Material previously omitted from the first edition has now been included, and the bibliography has been expanded to include works published since then. In addition to biographical references, this work includes entries on the history and background of the blues, instruments, record labels, reference sources, regional variations and lyric transcriptions and musical analysis. The Blues Bibliography is an invaluable guide to the enthusiastic market among libraries specializing in music and African-American culture and among individual blues scholars.

Jazz Pedagogy

Author: J. Richard Dunscomb
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 9780757991257
Size: 74.81 MB
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Jazz Pedagogy. A comprehensive guide that opens the doors to the world of jazz education. Find practical solutions to challenges such as the jazz concept, understanding the rhythm section, jazz improvisation and jazz styles, including a great section on Latin jazz. This innovative, one-of-a-kind handbook incorporates the Web as an ongoing resource tool that provides the ultimate in reference information. The included DVD presents over three hours of audio/video demonstrations of rehearsal techniques, how to really teach jazz improvisation, and how to understand and improve the rhythm section. An essential addition to every library and/or jazz pedagogy class.