Classical Guitar For Dummies

Classical Guitar For Dummies

by Jon Chappell and Mark Phillips

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 26/06/2009

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Learn to:




Select the right classical guitar for you


Develop correct hand position and posture


Tune your guitar


Play along with exercises and pieces on the audio CD




The fun and easy way (R) to start playing classical guitar!

Want to be a classical guitarist, but never had a lesson? No problem this hands-on guide teaches you all the fundamental techniques you need to
play scales, melodies, and full-length pieces in the classical style. You get plenty of practice exercises to stretch your skills, selections from the classical
repertoire, and a bonus audio CD that helps you play along with the music pieces from the book!




Get acquainted with your guitar familiarize yourself with the unique make-up and parts of a classical guitar


Start making some music play melodies on individual strings, move on to arpeggios, and get your fingers in shape with scales


Ramp up your technique play barres, slurs, and trills; handle harmonics; master right-hand tremolo; and venture up the neck to play in the higher positions


Build your classical repertoire from Renaissance and Baroque to Classical, Romantic, and Modern, play pieces from the major eras in classical music


Practice makes perfect improve your performance with expert guidance through each exercise and piece in the book




Open the book and find:




Tips and techniques for playing beautiful pieces


How to read music notation and tablature


Basic finger and thumb strokes


Right- and left-hand techniques


Musical examples, charts, and photos


Music pieces from the guitar greats


The best ways to care for your guitar


A step-by-step tutorial on changing your strings




Bonus CD Includes

More than 140 recorded performances of the exercises and pieces featured in the book

Pieces performed using a count-off, allowing you to play along in time with the music

Tuning notes to help you tune up your guitar
ISBN:
9780470464700
9780470464700
Category:
Techniques of music / music tutorials
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
26-06-2009
Language:
English
Publisher:
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
360
Dimensions (mm):
233x189x26mm
Weight:
0.58kg

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