Allan Holdsworth – Reaching for the Uncommon Chord

Jul 12 2015

Allan Holdsworth – Reaching for the Uncommon Chord

Full transcriptions of Holdsworth’s original composition and performance notes complete with photo/ biography section. In notes and tab. This excellent book is not only a transcription about some Allan Holdsworth’s material between 1976-1986, but a good reference of the master’s thinking.
It contains a current biography, a selected discography (just the records which Allan is proud of),a lot of photographs, a detailed story about each song, and a humble “Holdsworthian View” of the revolutionary guitarist, who really transform the approach to the instrument: His style not only consist in a fluid liquid legato interpretation of fusion scales but a total creative harmony landscape that has became a new language for others. The transcriptions are:

  • The Abingdon Chasp (from “One Of A Kind”)
  • Fred (“Believe It”)
  • Home (“Metal Fatigue”)
  • Letters Of Marque (“I.O.U.”)
  • Shallow Sea (“I.O.U.”)
  • Temporary Fault (“I.O.U.”)
  • Three Sheets To The Wind (“Road Games”)
  • Tokyo Dream (“Road Games”)
  • The Unmerry-Go-Round (“Metal Fatigue”)
  • White Line (“I.O.U.”)

Format: PDF + Audio tracks (Mp3). 55 pages – book is not complete

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  1. manson1985 /

    Very nice. Thank you very much Faststrings :-)

  2. Redpepper /

    Thanks for the upload Mr. Admin!
    The second Mp3 track “Fred” is missing.

  3. anthony demitre /

    hi bookgivers I am so happy you put the book for download. I love this this book so much

  4. anthony demitre /

    thank youdearly for this most amazing life saving book you aremost generuose and lovly people thank you

  5. anthony demitre /

    thak y y must be bor in heaven to give so freely you are my best friend now yes

  6. anthony demitre /

    iloves u so musch for giving me this book I will kiss your bottom many times I love the book so much I would have done any thing to aquire it thank you again

  7. anthony demitre /

    thanck you allen is one of my favorate gtr players ever

  8. anthony /

    a nice gift for a loved one

  9. derekron /

    cool and amazing thats my love

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