Classical Guitar for Dummies (Paperback)

Author: Chappell, Jon

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Want to be a classical guitarist but never had a lesson?

Want to be a classical guitarist, but never had a lesson? No problem ? this hands-on guide teaches you all the fundamental techniques you need to play scales, melodies, and full-length pieces in the classical style. You get plenty of practice exercises to stretch your skills, selections from the classical repertoire, and a bonus audio CD that helps you play along with the music pieces from the book!

  • Get acquainted with your guitar ? familiarize yourself with the unique make-up and parts of a classical guitar
  • Start making some music ? play melodies on individual strings, move on to arpeggios, and get your fingers in shape with scales

  • Ramp up your technique ? play barres, slurs, and trills; handle harmonics; master right-hand tremolo; and venture up the neck to play in the higher positions

  • Build your classical repertoire ? from Renaissance and Baroque to Classical, Romantic, and Modern, play pieces from the major eras in classical music

  • Practice makes perfect ? improve your performance with expert guidance through each exercise and piece in the book

Open the book and find:

  • Tips and techniques for playing beautiful pieces
  • How to read music notation and tablature

  • Basic finger and thumb strokes

  • Right- and left-hand techniques

  • Musical examples, charts, and photos

  • Music pieces from the guitar greats

  • The best ways to care for your guitar

  • A step-by-step tutorial on changing your strings

Bonus CD Includes

  • More than 140 recorded performances of the exercises and pieces featured in the book
  • Pieces performed using a count-off, allowing you to play along in time with the music
  • Tuning notes to help you tune up your guitar

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

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Publisher For Dummies
Mfg Part# 9780470464700
SKU 210930100
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0470464704
Release Date 7/14/2009
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0338
Publisher Wiley Publishing

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