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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Master Anthology Of New Classic Guitar Solos Volume 1

Aug 23 2016

Master Anthology Of New Classic Guitar Solos Volume 1

This collection presents original works by 21 modern-day composer/guitarists, including both well-known artists and gifted upstarts. Recommended for the intermediate to advanced player, with the exception of a few pieces in alternate tunings, the selections are written in standard notation only. Bio sketches, photos, performance notes and a CD recorded for the most part by the composers themselves complete this musical portrait of the classic guitar in the 21st century. Songs include: A Dance for Muriel – Jorge Morel Andante 66 – Nato Lima Angela – Sergio Assad Anjiru – Vladimir Rosco Arioso – Muriel Anderson Barbie Brazil –...

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Jay Ungar – A Fiddler’s Guide to Waltzes, Airs and Haunting Melodies

Aug 16 2016

Jay Ungar – A Fiddler’s Guide to Waltzes, Airs and Haunting Melodies

Learn to play lovely, heart-rending pieces and benefit from Jay Ungar’s years of experience as a top fiddler. He shows the inventive use of slides, grace notes, rolls, smears, vibrato and special bowing techniques that turn ordinary tunes into distinctive compositions. Jay Ungar is a fiddler of the highest calliber. When he teaches, he does it in a very clear manner and does not reflect any arrogance. If you follow his instructions to the letter, you will find you are able to play the tunes in a very effective manner. This is a superb choice for anyone serious about...

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Eliot Fisk – The Segovia Style Classical Guitar of the Maestro

Aug 09 2016

Eliot Fisk – The Segovia Style Classical Guitar of the Maestro

We extremely proud to present an instructional video that takes us to the heart of the music of the great Andres Segovia. Eliot Fisk, a protege of Segovia and a master of classical guitar in his own right, has put together a lesson that is filled with invaluable advice and powerful insights into the timeless Segovia legacy. Eliot Fisk’s passion for teaching and his love for the music of “the Maestro” is apparent throughout this video, which is accessible to guitarists on all levels. He explores the music in great detail, focusing on interpretation, musicianship, guitar technique, and Segovia’s...

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