Scott Tennant – Pumping Nylon

Apr 06 2017

Scott Tennant – Pumping Nylon

Two hours of Classical Guitar technique and tuition from internationally renowned concert artist Scott Tennant. This comprehensive guide covers everything from fingernail shape and care to scale velocity, arpeggios and tremolo-picking. You will even discover the famous Pumping Nylon daily warm-up routine that will boost your articulation and dexterity. Close-ups, split-screens and scrolling notation make this set of lessons comfortable and easy to follow. This is not a book for the absolute beginner – though if you are one you might buy it, read the pages on finger placement and accuracy, then hold on to it while you develop...

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Laurindo Almeida – Albeniz For Acoustic Guitar

Apr 06 2017

Laurindo Almeida – Albeniz For Acoustic Guitar

The international acclaim of audiences and critics alike established Laurindo Almeida as one of the world’s truly great concert guitarists. With these transcriptions of Isaac Albeniz’ unique piano compositions, he takes the guitar to new heights. These pieces illustrate Almeida’s skill as a transcriber and arranger for the guitar. Each work is presented first in standard notation followed by a tablature version. Technical notes addressing specific problem areas accompany each piece. Text is in English and Spanish. Songs include: Sevilla Danza Espanola No. 3 (Serenata Andaluza) Leyenda Malaguena Tango Cadiz (from “Suite Espanola”) Zambra Granadina   Format: PDF +...

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Roberta Radley – Harmonic Ear Training

Mar 31 2017

Roberta Radley – Harmonic Ear Training

Roberta Radley is the assistant chair of the Ear Training Department at Berklee College of Music. She has been using innovative methods to help her students her music more analytically for almost thirty years. SHe also performs regularly as a pianist and vocalist. A vital introduction to ear training for songwriters and performers looking to improve their listening skills and become better musicians. Starting with the bass line, you’ll learn a step-by-step approach to help you break down the hearing process, internalize the music, and then identify the elements of the progression. Harmonic Ear Training will help you to:...

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Essential Piano Repertoire – Preparatory Level

Mar 08 2017

Essential Piano Repertoire – Preparatory Level

Essential Piano Repertoire Preparatory Level PDF download. The course provides piano students with carefully chosen collections of the very best keyboard literature from the 17th, 18th, and 19th Centuries. The appropriately graded levels ensure steady and thorough progress as pianists advance in their study of the baroque, classical, and romantic styles. Compact Disc Recordings, performed by pianist Diane Hidy, are included in each volume of Essential Piano Repertoire. The interpretations follow the editions closely, serving as practical examples for students. Songs include: C.H. Wilton – Allegro Moderato (Sonatina) Bagpipe Louis Kohler – Duet Oscar Bolck – Five Note Sonatina...

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William Kanengiser: Effortless Classical Guitar

Mar 02 2017

William Kanengiser: Effortless Classical Guitar

Here is a unique chance to learn classical guitar from a master. William Kanengiser shows you how to develop proper sitting positions, rest and free strokes, rasguedos, right- and left-hand synchronization and technique, slurs, and stretching exercises. You’ll discover all this from a superb player and teacher who is one of the world’s most honored classical guitarists. William Kanengiser has been praised by the Los Angeles Times for his dizzying execution and exceeding vitality and warmth. He is recognized as one of America’s most brilliant guitarists, and has won numerous awards such as First Prize at the Concert Artists...

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Stephen Siktberg – Christmas Music for Acoustic Guitar

Feb 15 2017

Stephen Siktberg – Christmas Music for Acoustic Guitar

The familiar songs are fleshed-out in a tasteful and beautiful way and the less-familiar ones are presented clearly. This is the perfect guitarist’s Christmas book! What’s more, the arrangements are so nice, you won’t mind playing them in July! Siktberg is careful about tunings and capo issues too and he explains why in the intro to the collection. The renaissance pieces are in lute tuning and capo settings are suggested for tunes that might be in keys that are otherwise inaccessible to guitarists. This is an outstanding collection. They are very well-written and very unique sounding. They are also...

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John Hill – Classic Rock for Classical Guitar

Jan 23 2017

John Hill – Classic Rock for Classical Guitar

Classic Rock for Classical Guitar – 20 unique solo guitar arrangements of rock classics in standard notation and tablature, including Eric Clapton, Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Who and many others. These are all great songs, nothing wrong with the selection and all suitable for classical fingerstyle guitar. Definitely not for the beginner, good for the intermediate fingerstyle guitarist. The beginning student should note that about half of the arrangements require non-standard tuning. This isn’t hard to do but it is different from practicing with standard tuning and hence complicates the practice regimen. Songs include: More Than A Feeling Don’t Fear...

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Classical Guitar Wedding

Jan 05 2017

Classical Guitar Wedding

Classical Guitar Wedding 16 favorites. Perfect for players hired to perform for someone’s big day, this songbook features 16 classical wedding favorites arranged for solo guitar in standard notation and tablature. I would recommend this book to anyone interested in performing solo classical guitar for weddings. The arrangements, fingering and chord voicings are simple yet eloquent. Some of the arrangement are simply wonderful. Some parts, however, could be more complete to give a fuller sound. Songs include: Jesu, Joy Of Man’s Desiring Minuet Air On The G String Recuerdos De La Alhambra Concerto in D Major Prelude No. I...

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Fingerpicking Beethoven

Dec 14 2016

Fingerpicking Beethoven

Fingerpicking Beethoven PDF 15 Pieces Arranged For Solo Guitar In Standard Notation & Tab. The arrangements in this book are carefully written for intermediate-level guitarists. Each solo combines melody and harmony in one superb fingerpicking arrangement. The book also includes an easy introduction to basic fingerstyle guitar. Beethoven is a composer of 9 symphonies, 32 piano sonatas and numerous other woks, is acknowledged by many as one of the greatest classical composers the world has ever seen. He is amongst the “Big Four” of the classical composing community, with Bach, Mozart and Tchaikovsky. His five piano concerts have sold...

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Yehudi Menuhin – Violin: Six Lessons

Dec 02 2016

Yehudi Menuhin – Violin: Six Lessons

The American violinist and conductor Yehudi Menuhin was one of the most significant and long biographies of violinists of the 20th century. Menuhin was born in New York in the Russian-Jewish family, the recent American immigrants. For seven years his performance of Mendelssohn violin concerto earned him fame. As a teenager he traveled around the world on tour and even long before he was twenty, was one of the best. Already in the early records can feel his reverent attitude to the great composers. Despite the fact that he was considered a very technical musician, he also has devoted...

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