Mark Hanson – The Art of Solo Fingerpicking

Jan 02 2017

Mark Hanson – The Art of Solo Fingerpicking

The Art of Solo Fingerpicking: How to Play Alternating-Bass Fingerstyle Guitar Solos PDF. Mark Hanson’s focused method includes an instructional and accompaniment CD, 14 solos, and measure-by-measure instruction. It also features standard notation and tablature, tunes and exercises played at slow and performance speed, and detailed, thorough instruction for numerous different styles and techniques. This is volume 2 of Mark Hanson’s The Art of Travis-Style Picking, one of the best starter manuals for would-be fingerpickers, and it picks up where that excellent book/CD left off. Most of the compositions are by Hanson; if you love Fahey, Kottke, Ackerman, de...

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Robin Hall – Piano For All

Dec 29 2016

Robin Hall – Piano For All

Imagine being able to sit down at a piano and just PLAY – Pop, Blues, Jazz, Ragtime, Ballads, even incredible Classical pieces? Now you can.. and you can do it in months not years! Imagine you could learn piano or keyboard without having to spend money, time and effort on traditional Piano Lessons. The Pianoforall Process is simple… You start with Popular Chord based Rhythm Style Piano (think of artists like Elton John, Billy Joel, Lennon & McCartney, Barry Mannilow, Lionel Ritchie, Coldplay, Norah Jones and so on) which is EASY but sounds amazingly like the ‘real thing’. This...

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Disney Songs For Classical Guitar

Dec 25 2016

Disney Songs For Classical Guitar

Disney Songs For Classical Guitar PDF (Standard Notation & Tab). This is a great book containing rare songs from Snow White, Cinderella, Aristocats, ect. The tablature is a bit challenging for a beginner, but with enough practice will become quite easy. 20 songs carefully arranged for solo guitar in standard notation and tablature. The arrangements are different and indeed a bit more difficult that the songs in the beginning-intermediate Fingerpicking Disney book. A few of the songs in the Disney Songs for Classical Guitar are in Drop-D tuning. Tablature is included as well as suggestions for left and right...

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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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John Renbourn – Solo Guitar Pieces

Nov 30 2016

John Renbourn – Solo Guitar Pieces

This book is a mixed bag of pieces for the solo guitar containing arrangements of carol tunes, medieval dance tunes, music for the lute and the Irish harp, some original John’s pieces  and a bit of ragtime. John Renbourn is an English guitarist and songwriter. He is possibly best known for his collaboration with guitarist Bert Jansch as well as his work with the folk group Pentangle, although he maintained a solo career before, during and after that band’s existence. While most commonly labelled a folk musician, Renbourn’s musical tastes and interests take in early music, classical music, jazz,...

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Andres Segovia – Master Class in Spain

Nov 27 2016

Andres Segovia – Master Class in Spain

The Segovia Master Class in Spain (Vol. 1, 2, 3, 4). Andres Segovia, who single-handedly made the guitar a major concert instrument, performs and teaches gifted students in the celebrated Master Class Series filmed in Santiago de Compostella, Spain in 1965. Andres Segovia was a virtuoso Spanish classical guitarist from Linares, Spain. Regarded as one of the greatest guitarists of all time, he is seen as the grandfather of the classical guitar. Many professional classical guitarists today are students of Segovia, or students of his students. Segovia’s contribution to the modern-romantic repertoire not only included commissions but also his...

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Andrew York – Real Acoustic Guitar

Nov 17 2016

Andrew York – Real Acoustic Guitar

Andrew York is both a wonderful composer and great player. York’s compositions: they are modern, but not in a dissonant way; they are beautiful, yet sophisticated; they are pleasant, yet very engaging and emotionally complex. If you want to hear great unique classical guitar, get some Andrew York! These are wonderful compositions for solo guitar. They are intellectually stimulating and stand up to a careful listen, but also make for pleasant background music. York has put together a nice progression from classically inspired works to more free-form exercises, without getting lost in either extreme. Amazing book by an amazing...

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The World’s Best Piano Arrangements

Nov 15 2016

The World’s Best Piano Arrangements

The most elegant, lyrical stylings, luscious harmonies, frills and fancies that mark the truly professional player – they are all here in the one collection that you will want to turn to again and again. Whether you play professionally, for friends, or just for your own enjoyment, you will thrill to these exquisite arrangements of the great songs, by such pianists as George Shearing, Bill Evans, Matt Dennis, Teddy Wilson, Earl Hines, Art Tatum, Hazel Scott, Duke Ellington, Fats Waller, Eddie Heywood, Ed Shanaphy, Dave Brubeck and more truly great arrangers for piano! With standard notation (does not include...

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German Schauss – Shredding The Composers

Nov 09 2016

German Schauss – Shredding The Composers

Shredding the Composers: Heavy Metal Guitar Meets 8 of the World’s Greatest Classical Composers. Some of the most brilliant and virtuosic music of all time was written during the baroque, classical, and romantic periods by composers like Beethoven, Handel, Vivaldi, Mozart, and Chopin. Many of these exciting musical works are perfect for shredders of any era and take on a whole new life when adapted for heavy metal guitar. This collection of 10 classical masterpieces for shred guitar provides theoretical analysis to help you apply what you learn to your own compositions and soloing. Every piece features innovative techniques...

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