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Beginning Classroom Guitar A Musician's Approach

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ISBN-10: 0534174329

ISBN-13: 9780534174323

Edition: 2nd 2004 (Revised)

Authors: Philip Hemmo

List price: $124.95
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Ideal for any teaching setting, this text includes all the information and instruction a novice student needs to successfully learn to play the guitar. Drawing on his own experiences as a musician and instructor, the author capably guides student and teacher from the very first encounter with a time signature, through learning finger placement, playing chords and reading compound meter.
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Book details

List price: $124.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 7/14/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 9.25" wide x 11.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

CD Program
About the Author
From the Author
Getting Started
How to Read Music
How to Practice
Parts of the Guitar
Sitting Position
The Hands
Nail Shape and Care
Right/Left Hand Positions
Rest Strokes and Free Strokes
Tuning Your Guitar
Reading Music
Open String Notes
Notes on the First (E) String
Chord Break #1
Notes on the Second (B) String
First and Second String Exercises
Chord Break #2
Notes on the Third (G) String
Exercises on the First Three Strings
Chord Break #3
Notes on the Fourth (D) String
Exercises on the First Four Strings
Chord Break #4
Notes on the Fifth (A) String
Exercises on the First Five Strings
Guitar Ensemble
Chord Break #5
Notes on the Sixth (E) String
Exercises on All Six Strings
More Guitar Ensemble
Chord Break #6
Compound Meter
Chord Break #7
Guitar Tablature
Notes Everywhere on the Guitar
Sharps and Flats in Music
Chord Break #8 (Basic Blues)
Bar Chords
Bar Chords in Classical Music
Chord Break #9 (Rock Pattern)
Chord Break #10 (Muting)
Major Scale (Using 3 Strings)
P-i-m-a Free Stroke Independence
The Arpeggio
Left Hand Independence Exercises
More Advanced Scales
Grace Notes
Musical Anthology
Musical Symbols and Terms
Open Position Chords
Chord Charts