Paulo Bellinati – Antonio Carlos Jobim for Classical Guitar

Dec 10 2015

Paulo Bellinati – Antonio Carlos Jobim for Classical Guitar

Here are 10 Paolo Bellinati’s long-awaited solo guitar arrangements. Written in standard notation only with brief performance notes for each piece, these arrangements would best be approached by the intermediate to advanced classic guitarist. In this collection, masterful Brazilian guitarist Paolo Bellinati has meticulously transcribed his solo guitar arrangements of ten melodies by his beloved countryman and pioneering bossa nova composer, Antonio Carlos Jobim. Bellinati particularly labored over his arrangements of Jobim s instrumental compositions, i.e., songs without lyrics as these reveal a much more sophisticated Jobim, closer to his favorite classical composers… The book also contains arrangements of...

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Bill Piburn – Fingerstyle Guitar Standards

Dec 06 2015

Bill Piburn – Fingerstyle Guitar Standards

Fingerstyle Guitar Standards: 15 Classic Songs Arranged for Solo Guitar. Bill Piburn is a wonderful arranger. He has a true gift for creating solo guitar arrangements that capture the essence of the song and exploit the guitar as an instrument. Lots of great and familiar tunes are here, so these would be excellent choices for entertaining listeners that like good stuff they have heard before, not the latest fancy tapping, etc. Great selection of songs. The book is for the intermediate to advanced player. Contains tablature as well as standard notation. The CD is great to listen to by...

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Fingerstyle Guitar – Wedding Classics

Nov 24 2015

Fingerstyle Guitar – Wedding Classics

A collection of classical and traditional favorites for the wedding service. Contains 20 most-requested wedding beautiful pieces. It has a great variety to choose from, in case one gets tired of singing the “same old” songs for weddings. This book is a real gem, particularly if you have to play in a lot of weddings or plan a lot of weddings. The melodies are interesting, passionate, and melodic- not dull or common. Songs include: Air On The G String (from Orchestral Suite No. 3) Ave Maria Because Bist du bei mir (You Are With Me) Bridal Chorus (from Lohengrin)...

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Esteban – Master Series: Classical Guitar

Nov 17 2015

Esteban – Master Series: Classical Guitar

Learn to play the guitar with a classically trained master – Esteban! His series of instructional CDs and videos gives you comprehensive, one-on-one training that you can absorb at your own pace. You can also purchase one of Esteban’s handcrafted wood guitars, each featuring his personal signature. Stop dreaming about learning how to play guitar – and just do it. Get everything you’ll need with the Esteban Master Series Instructional DVD Set.  All tracks are instructional or can be enjoyed by simply listening to them!  Become an apprentice to Esteban and master this timeless instrument.  Beginning to advanced instruction...

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The Very Best of Fingerstyle Guitar

Nov 12 2015

The Very Best of Fingerstyle Guitar

The Very Best of Fingerstyle Guitar: 25 Songs Arranged for Solo Guitar in Standard Notation and Tablature. An essential collection for all fingerstyle guitarists, this book contains 25 songs in a variety of musical styles. The arrangements are great! It’s worth the practice time to learn these lovely pieces. You can really impress friends with these. Being able to hear each song played on the enclosed cd is the best. If you like the way it sounds start learning it. This is a really good book. It gives you all songs from classical, jazz, christmas genres. There is a...

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John Kiefer – J. S. Bach for Electric Guitar

Nov 08 2015

John Kiefer – J. S. Bach for Electric Guitar

Unlike many Bach editions for guitar, these transcriptions are meant to be performed using a pick. Although a few of the pieces may be played on a standard acoustic guitar, most require an electric guitar or a guitar with a cutaway. All pieces are in the original keys and their ranges may require notes as high as the twenty-second fret. Written in notation and tablature, these six pieces make great sight reading exercises. The included CD will prove an asset in learning these often challenging pieces. Songs include: Badinerie Praeludium in A minor Preludio in E Gigue in E...

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Elias Barreiro – Guitar Music of Cuba

Oct 28 2015

Elias Barreiro – Guitar Music of Cuba

Cuban composers have produced a rich legacy of music in both popular and classical genres. Cuban song and dance rhythms have had a global musical impact, and no other Latin American country has produced as many operas as Cuba has. Yet sadly, due to the political isolation of modern times, Cuba has experienced cultural isolation and the rest of the world is largely unaware of its musical contributions. We’re proud to present this collection of popular Cuban music transcribed for the guitar. There are songs by Manuel Saumell, Ignacio Cervantes, Victor Pacheco, Jose Lino Fernandez de Coca, Tomas Buelta...

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Daniel Abrams – Practicing & Performing: A Pianist’s Guide

Aug 25 2015

Daniel Abrams – Practicing & Performing: A Pianist’s Guide

Practice for results and perform with confidence! Whether you are into the blues or Beethoven, you need a comprehensive set of mental, emotional and physical skills to help you play your best. Famed concert pianist and composer Daniel Abrams reveals a wealth of essential insiders’ tips that will dramatically improve your playing regardless of your preferred style or musical genre. He shows pianists of all levels and styles how to get maximum results from minimum time spent at the keyboard, and provides the tools to practice and perform with strength and confidence. Learning about relaxation, inspiration, breathing, focus, attitude...

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Eliot Fisk – Paganini: 24 Caprices arranged for Guitar

Aug 18 2015

Eliot Fisk – Paganini: 24 Caprices arranged for Guitar

Learn to play Paganini’s 24 Caprices. Eliot Fisk has made some of the most brilliant, virtuosic compositions, in Paganini’s 24 Caprices, available to the guitar world and the general public. His performances ooze with moments of fire, intensity, subtlety, and virtuosity. This is one of those rare instances where technical genius and artistry meet to create a work of art that is both brilliant and beautiful. Fisk’s playing is stellar, and the recording is crisp and clear. Eliot Fisk really took on one of the ultimate challenges of classical guitar in interpreting these dynamic masterpieces of the violin. Eliot...

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Guitar Lessons – Genre: Classical Guitar

Jul 26 2015

Guitar Lessons – Genre: Classical Guitar

The classical guitar (also called classic guitar, Spanish guitar, nylon-string guitar or concert guitar) is a 6-stringed plucked string instrument from the family of instruments called chordophones. The classical guitar has comprehensive right hand technique, which allows the soloist to perform complex melodic and polyphonic material. The origins of the classical guitar date back to the fifteenth century. The vihuela, lute, and baroque guitar are the early predecessors of the guitar. With its origins reaching deep into the past, the classical guitar repertoire spans over five hundred years worth of material. Danny Voris begins this lesson set by explaining...

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