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Titles by: WILLIAM BAY

WILLIAM BAY

William Bay received his undergraduate degree in business at Washington University in St. Louis and his MBA at the University of Missouri. He played trumpet and guitar professionally for many years and has authored hundreds of books on music education and performance. As president of Mel Bay Publications he has produced thousands of books dealing with an eclectic array of musical styles, genres and instruments and performed on many audio and video recordings. He is an accomplished composer and arranger. His books have sold in the millions. He was recently inducted into the Missouri Music Hall of Fame.

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by William Bay
This book of triadic concepts is as much for the ears as it is for the hands. Playing harmonized scales in triadic form is very helpful for the progressing guitarist. By working through these exercises, the guitarist will learn the harmonic sound of each key and develop a strong sense of melodic and harmonic voice leading.These studies contain interesting melodic content and are very fun to play. The keys are presented in tonic major and tonic minor rather than tonic major and relative minor. This i...
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by William Bay
This book of triadic concepts is as much for the ears as it is for the hands. Playing harmonized scales in triadic form is very helpful for the progressing guitarist. By working through these exercises, the guitarist will learn the harmonic sound of each key and develop a strong sense of melodic and harmonic voice leading. These studies contain interesting melodic content and are very fun to play. The keys are presented in tonic major and tonic minor rather than tonic major and relative minor. This ...
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by William Bay
A popular and creative method for teaching guitar to young children. From the beginning, this method integrates chord playing with note reading. The student begins with simplified single-finger chord forms and strums as accompaniment to numerous well-known songs. Note reading is then methodically and carefully introduced. Written in standard notation. Includes access to online video and play-along audio.
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by William Bay
A popular and creative method for teaching guitar to young children. From the beginning, this method integrates chord playing with note reading. The student begins with simplified single-finger chord forms and strums as accompaniment to numerous well-known songs. Note reading is then methodically and carefully introduced. Written in standard notation. Includes access to online play-along recording and a full-length video.
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by William Bay
This is the flagship book in Mel Bay's new Achieving Guitar Artistry series. Herein you will find an extensive collection of linear pieces with interesting melodic content. Frequent performance of these etudes will not only enhance technique, but offer the guitarist a wonderful opportunity to improve tone, touch and lyrical phrasing.We suggest playing each etude at a slow tempo at first, the goal being to achieve a clear and beautiful tone on every note. The next objective is to develop a sense of l...
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by William Bay
This is the flagship book in Mel Bay's new Achieving Guitar Artistry series. Herein you will find an extensive collection of linear pieces with interesting melodic content. Frequent performance of these etudes will not only enhance technique, but offer the guitarist a wonderful opportunity to improve tone, touch and lyrical phrasing.We suggest playing each etude at a slow tempo at first, the goal being to achieve a clear and beautiful tone on every note. The next objective is to develop a sense of l...
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by Mel Bay
For decades, guitar students and teachers alike have struggled with the idea of left-handed individuals playing right-handed. Now that the idea of letting the dominant hand rule is widely accepted as the best course of action, here at last is a proven method for the left-handed guitarist! The world's premier method for learning modern plectrum style guitar, time-tested and proven successful in building the theoretic and technical foundation needed to play in any style. All seven grades of this method are wr...
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by William Bay
This is a collection of 17 unaccompanied trumpet solos. All are lively in nature and will serve as good technical studies. They are fun to play and are intentionally evocative of the baroque trumpet style. This book is a sequel to William Bay's "Trumpet Chants", "Trumpet Tone Poems", "Trumpet Ballads" and "Hymns for Unaccompanied Trumpet".
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by William Bay
This is a collection of 17 unaccompanied trumpet solos. All are lively in nature and will serve as good technical studies. They are fun to play and are intentionally evocative of the baroque trumpet style. This book is a sequel to William Bay's "Trumpet Chants", "Trumpet Tone Poems", "Trumpet Ballads" and "Hymns for Unaccompanied Trumpet".
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by William Bay
This is a popular and creative method for teaching guitar to young children. From the beginning it integrates chord playing with note reading. The student starts with easy one finger chord forms and strums accompaniments to numerous songs. Note reading is methodically and carefully introduced. Includes access to online video.
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by William Bay
This is a popular and creative method for teaching guitar to young children. From the beginning it integrates chord playing with note reading. The student starts with easy one finger chord forms and strums accompaniments to numerous songs. Note reading is methodically and carefully introduced. Includes access to online video.
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by William Bay
This book contains 30 original "chants" composed for solo trumpet. The pieces are lyrical in nature and may be used in a variety of settings. They work well as a prelude or call to worship or even as recital selections, concert pieces or as encores to performances. These chants require sensitivity in interpretation and phrasing, a full, rich tone and control over breathing and volume. They also serve as good daily practice pieces. I hope you enjoy these solos as much as I have in writing and performing them...
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by William Bay
This book contains 30 original "chants" composed for solo trumpet. The pieces are lyrical in nature and may be used in a variety of settings. They work well as a prelude or call to worship or even as recital selections, concert pieces or as encores to performances. These chants require sensitivity in interpretation and phrasing, a full, rich tone and control over breathing and volume. They also serve as good daily practice pieces. I hope you enjoy these solos as much as I have in writing and performing them...
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PRODUCT ID: WBM20EB
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by William Bay & Mike Christiansen
Mastering the Guitar 2B is a continuation of Mel Bay's innovative, comprehensive method for learning the guitar. This volume features closed position playing in the keys of A,F-sharp,E-flat, and C-minor. In addition to an incredibly diverse variety of guitar solo material in flatpick and fingerstyle forms, Book 2B teaches chord progressions, blues turnarounds, fingerpicking blues and ragtime solos, harmonized scales and basic improvisation. Finally, a number of outstanding duets are included by masters suc...
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PRODUCT ID: 97196MEB
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by William Bay
This book provides an easy, step-by-step method to teach young children to play the harmonica. It begins with basic concepts and eases into playing music on the instrument. Popular songs are included such as London Bridge, When the Saints Go Marching In, Pop Goes the Weasel, Camptown Races and more. Designed for individual or group instruction.
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