Frederic Hand – Classical Guitar Seven Easy Pieces

May 27 2016

Frederic Hand – Classical Guitar Seven Easy Pieces

The beauty and romance of the classical guitar is brought home in this fascinating lesson by one of the world’s top players. Frederic Hand applies the essential techniques that he demonstrated on his first Homespun video to gorgeous music that will be accessible to all guitarists…with practice. The seven works taught on this video are among the best-known student pieces, and will be within the reach of most guitarists who are familiar with the fingerboard and basic classical technique. “Easy is a relative term,” Fred says. “Playing the classical guitar with beauty and command is a life-long process.” Fred...

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Carlos Barbosa-Lima – Scott Joplin for Guitar

May 22 2016

Carlos Barbosa-Lima – Scott Joplin for Guitar

A collection of ten transcriptions for the guitar of classic rags by Scott Joplin, the greatest and most inspired of all ragtime composers. The works selected for this volume are an excellent cross-sampling of Joplin’s rags. Scott Joplin was an African-American composer and pianist. Joplin achieved fame for his ragtime compositions, and was later titled The King of Ragtime. During his brief career, he wrote 44 original ragtime pieces, one ragtime ballet, and two operas. One of his first pieces, the Maple Leaf Rag, became ragtime’s first and most influential hit, and has been recognized as the archetypal rag....

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Mastering Piano Technique by Seymour Fink

May 15 2016

Mastering Piano Technique by Seymour Fink

Finally available in DVD format, Seymour Fink’s renowned Mastering Piano Technique sets pianists of every skill level free to express their most musical ideas with a holistic approach to the keyboard based on a sound understanding of the relationship between physical function and movement and musical purpose. In this invaluable resource for pianists and teachers, Professor Fink explains his groundbreaking ideas and demonstrates his innovative developmental exercises. 86 minutes. Professor Seymour Fink, retired senior piano professor in the Department of Music, University of New York at Binghamton, has made a lifetime study of piano technique and its pedagogy. An...

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Scott Houston – Play Piano in a Flash

May 05 2016

Scott Houston – Play Piano in a Flash

Play Piano in a Flash! DVD: This terrific video contains not only the same hour long special seen by millions on PBS, but also an additional hour and a half of bonus material never seen on TV! In this video, Scott will explain why traditional piano lessons have failed so many people, and why his approach (the same one used by many professional players) is different and a whole lot easier to learn. See Scott at his humorous best as he gives a presentation in front of a live audience regarding how to have fun playing your favorite tunes...

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Charles Postlewate – Five-Finger Technique for the Right-Hand

Apr 25 2016

Charles Postlewate – Five-Finger Technique for the Right-Hand

This two-hour DVD is a presentation of the 19-year project by Charles Postlewate on extending right hand technique for guitar to include the little finger. PART I presents this technique in actual repertoire, including standard guitar repertoire (by Barrios, Sor, Torroba and Villa-Lobos), new arrangements & transcriptions and original compositions. It features complete performances of twelve pieces recorded on Postlewate’s Homage to Villa-Lobos CD and published in the book by the same name. Each performance is introduced by Postlewate with explanations and demonstrations of how and where the little finger is used in the execution of scales, chords, arpeggios,...

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Mark John Sternal – Easy Guitar Chords

Apr 19 2016

Mark John Sternal – Easy Guitar Chords

MJS – Easy Guitar Chords. Common Rhythms and Progressions in Every Key. Chords are the canvas for any song and any style of music. Using only 3 or 4 chords, guitarists can entertain an audience for hours! Whether a single player at a campfire, an afternoon on the front porch with friends and family, or an open blues jam, folk festival or stadium rock concert- all have one thing in common: CHORDS! Easy Guitar Chords DVD teaches you easy, basic chords that are found in every key of music, starting with open chords and progressing with time, strength and...

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Ludovico Einaudi For Guitar

Apr 06 2016

Ludovico Einaudi For Guitar

A choice of eight of the most beautiful and famous songs by Ludovico Einaudi, arranged for Guitar by John Bailo, with transcriptions in standard notation and tablature. A CD is included, containing the execution (by John Bailo) of the eight tracks plus a bonus track with a performance of “The Waves” in version 12-string Guitar. Einaudi’s phenomenal CD sales and ability to sell out major concert halls worldwide are confirmation that he is one of classical music’s most recent success stories. In the mid-1980s he began to search for a more personal expression in a series of works for...

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At a Glance Classical Guitar

Apr 01 2016

At a Glance Classical Guitar

At a Glance Classical Guitar DVD download with PDF book. The best music there is. Far superior to any popular music such as rap, rock, etc. Classical music is real music with real emotion and complexity and grandness of conception. It has been around for hundreds of years and its greatness cannot be denied. It takes much skill, intelligence, practice, and virtuosity to play classical music. The difference between popular music and classical are in there nature and composition. Classical often using intricate arrangements, professional trained singers and lush complex orchestral works. A first of its kind, the At...

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William Bay – Guitar Images

Mar 27 2016

William Bay – Guitar Images

William Bay – Guitar Images 25 acoustic guitar solos. The solos in this collection present a myriad of moods on the guitar. They were written to be very expressive, contemplative pieces which could be performed in a variety of secular and sacred settings. Some of the pieces were scored for 7-string guitar; however, they can also be performed on 6-string guitar-indicated are the alternate 6-string pedal tones in the tablature part. Many of the solos use a “cross-picking” technique alternating higher position closed strings and open strings, resulting in a ‘harp-like’ effect. The included tablature parts allow for a...

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John Renbourn – Complete Anthology of Medieval & Renaissance Music for Guitar

Mar 10 2016

John Renbourn – Complete Anthology of Medieval & Renaissance Music for Guitar

A collection of 28 fingerstyle guitar solos and duets by fingerstyle guitarist John Renbourn. These solos are drawn from Medieval and Renaissance lute dance tunes and solos. All solos are in notation and tablature. The audio contains John Renbourn’s performance of 13 of the solos from the book. Get the CDs on which these tunes appear if you can because while the Tab is excellent for those au fait with Tab it helps to hear the real thing first: over and over if necessary. If you were housebound by a cold winter or a self driven guitarist this book...

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