Fender Presents – Getting Started on Acoustic Guitar with Keith Wyatt

Oct 31 2016

Fender Presents – Getting Started on Acoustic Guitar with Keith Wyatt

By far the most comprehensive DVD ever offered for the beginner guitarist. Over 3 hours long! Over 50 Interactive Lessons! Step-by-step lessons incorporating clear, easy-to-follow 3-D graphics and unique play-along tracks teach the viewer the essential chords, scales, and techniques used by acoustic guitar players in every popular style, including rock, blues and country. This DVD is separated into two major sections. Keith Wyatt is an excellent teacher. His style is well-paced and clear. He covers a lot of little details without talking too much or overwhelming the student. He makes it look very easy, which can be frustrating,...

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Josquin Des Pres – J.S. Bach For Bass

Oct 30 2016

Josquin Des Pres – J.S. Bach For Bass

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). At a young age this German composer would demonstrate his tremendous ability and, in time, be recognized as one of the supremely great musicians of the world. To his contemporaries, he was known primarily as an organist, and a century was to pass before he would be recognized as a composer. Bach transformed the conventional structures of Preludes and Fugues. While helping to improve technique and develop the ear, learning these J.S. Bach pieces will open up a whole new world of phrasing for the aspiring player. This streamlined volume contains 10 pieces by J.S....

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Paul Gilbert – Guitars From Mars Volume 1 – 2

Oct 24 2016

Paul Gilbert – Guitars From Mars Volume 1 – 2

There are two parts: Guitars From Mars 1 and Guitars From Mars 2. Paul Gilbert’s guitar instruction video from 1996 features Gilbert’s tips on picking and fingering for classical works from Mozart, Bach, and Vivaldi. Also includes two performances of Mr. Big songs. This video set includes: Toccata & Fugue, Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, Concerto for 2 Violins & Orchestra, Symphone #25, Baroque Ending, Paganini Ending and much more. Booklets included. Paul Gilbert is one of the most technically proficient rock guitarists today. He’s played in bands Mr. Big and Racer X. He graduated from G.I.T. in 1985 right after...

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Andrew York – 8 Dreamscapes for Solo Guitar

Oct 24 2016

Andrew York – 8 Dreamscapes for Solo Guitar

A beautiful collection of pieces arranged for the guitar. Andrew York combines incredible technical skill with both compositional and arranging talent. Andrew York gives us MODERN ideas that are completely accesible, well developed, tasteful, and above all else fun. He operates on a different plain than other guitarists and many of us wish we were there! This is a great batch of tunes with a variety of moods. Most classical guitar discs get monotonous after 5 tracks, but Andrew keeps it going till the end. Songs include: In Sorrow’s Wake Skeleton Hejira Pine Cove Tufnell Park Watercolor Quicksilver The...

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Dave Celentano – Rock Around The Classics

Oct 18 2016

Dave Celentano – Rock Around The Classics

This book/CD pack introduces guitarists of all levels to fresh and innovative ways of playing some of the most popular classical songs. The songs are in order from easiest to most challenging, and a lesson is included on each. There are very few guitar tab-tutorial books out there that show you how to play classical music in the proper ‘shred’ guitar style – I.E. with technical, lead guitar techniques such as fast alternate picked runs, elaborate tapping sequences, crazy legato etc. Usually, if you want to play some classical themes in the metal-guitar style, you either have to transcribe...

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Dave Hunter – Play Acoustic

Oct 11 2016

Dave Hunter – Play Acoustic

Play Acoustic: The Complete Guide to Mastering Acoustic Guitar Styles. Play Acoustic tells the people how to play “the instrument of the people.” This detailed and beautifully illustrated book explores the history of the acoustic guitar, from the jazz age to the folk revolutions of the early 1960s and late 1990s to the current rebirth of bluegrass and the singer-songwriter boom of the past decade. It teaches readers the techniques of 11 playing styles, using exercises suitable to novice players and working up to full pieces and advanced techniques. The accompanying CD offers examples of the exercises in the...

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The Complete Carcassi Guitar Method

Oct 03 2016

The Complete Carcassi Guitar Method

The Complete Carcassi Guitar Method PDF. Here in a single volume is the original guitar method of Mateo Carcassi (1792-1853) translated to English and Spanish and published with his famous “25 Studies”. Although regarded as moderately archaic in terms of modern guitar technique, Carcassi’s time- proven method is second to none in its presentation of a graded learning system featuring scales, exercises, and engaging compositions in various keys. Written in standard notation only. A great book for music instruction on the guitar. Each key has charming pieces that are enjoyable to learn and the “classic” studies at the end...

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David Braid – Play Classical Guitar

Sep 27 2016

David Braid – Play Classical Guitar

From playing the classical guitar, to buying one, to simply enjoying its unique beauty, repertoire and heritage, this colorful all-in-one primer reveals the riches of one of history. As fineststringed instruments. It presents more than 90 exercises composed by the author that clarify techniques and concepts, as well as transcriptions of essential classical guitar repertoire. Fully illustrated with diagrams and charts, this book for beginning to advanced players covers reading music notation, theory, key signatures, musical terms, memorization, chords, arpeggios, melody, advanced techniques, playing by ear, general musicianship, and improvisation. Includes a color showcase of the finest models, players...

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William Kanengiser: Classical Guitar Mastery

Sep 19 2016

William Kanengiser: Classical Guitar Mastery

Classical guitar virtuoso William Kanengiser presents an essential workshop for the serious student. With clear demonstrations and an insightful commentary, Kanengiser explains how to master tone control, articulation, dynamics, vibrato, dampening, and other vital techniques. He also addresses the question of nail shape and shows you how to avoid unwanted squeaks and buzzes! Essential for any student of classical guitar. Recognized as one of America’s most brilliant guitarists, William Kanengiser has developed a unique repertoire for his instrument, ranging from dazzling arrangements of Mozart, Handel, and Bartуk to his innovative excursions into the music of Eastern Europe and the...

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Gilbert DeBenedetti – A Dozen Italian Diversions for Guitar Solo

Sep 18 2016

Gilbert DeBenedetti – A Dozen Italian Diversions for Guitar Solo

A Dozen Italian Diversions is perfect both for honing technical skills and for solo guitar performance at the intermediate level. Dedicated to his parents who took him to Italy frequently as a child to cultivate an appreciation of his heritage, the author named each piece after an important Italian site or cultural entity. Written in18th century style, this collection of miniatures addresses a wide variety of moods while each piece, like an etude, focuses on just a few skills; for example- the melodic bass line of “Lament at La Scala,” the speed of “The Olympic Downhill” and “Tempest in...

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