First Lessons Folk Guitar (Book + Online Audio/Video)
99919M
This beginning guitar method is unique in that it teaches the basics of playing guitar while focusing on the style of folk guitar. Designed to teach students the fundamentals of playing chords and melody on guitar, First Lesson Folk Guitar also provides lessons on correct posture, caring for the guitar, proper right and left-hand technique, and tuning the guitar to its self, a pitch pipe or a piano. Subjects covered include strumming chords, accompaniment patterns, fingerstyle basics, reading standard notat ...more
Product Number:
99919M
Format:
Book + Online Audio/Video
Skill Level:
Beginning
Notation Type:
Standard Notation
Pages:
40
Binding:
Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-9074-7
ISBN13:
978-07866-9074-9
Series:
First Lessons
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
8/30/2015
This beginning guitar method is unique in that it teaches the basics of playing guitar while focusing on the style of folk guitar. Designed to teach students the fundamentals of playing chords and melody on guitar, First Lesson Folk Guitar also provides lessons on correct posture, caring for the guitar, proper right and left-hand technique, and tuning the guitar to its self, a pitch pipe or a piano. Subjects covered include strumming chords, accompaniment patterns, fingerstyle basics, reading standard notation, reading tab, and alternating bass strum patterns. Time tested folk standards with lyrics are included to teach playing fundamentals. Accompanying audio and video provides students a professional recording of tunes and exercises.

• Unique beginning guitar method teaching basics of playing guitar focusing on folk guitar.
• Designed to teach students fundamentals of playing chords and melody.
• Provides lessons on correct posture; caring for the guitar; proper right/left-hand technique; tuning the guitar to itself, a pitch pipe or a piano.
• Subjects include: strumming chords; accompaniment patterns; fingerstyle basics; reading standard notation and tab; alternating bass strum patterns.
• Companion audio and video included. Access to audio and video available online.
Introduction
Parts of the Guitar
Care of the Guitar
Holding Position
Fingerstyle
Tuning
Reading Music Diagrams
Music Fundamentals
Strum Bars
Chords
Chord Exercises 1-7
Aura Lee
Amazing Grace
Chord Exercises 8-10
She'll Be Comin' Round the Mountain
Streets of Laredo
He's Got the Whole World
Midnight Special Blues
How to Read Standard Notation
Standard Notation in First Position
Folks Wagon
Red River Valley
Oh Susanna
Tablature
When the Saints Go Marching In
Alternating Bass
Kum Ba Yah
Down in the Valley
Going Down the Road Feeling Bad
Cripple Creek
Fingerstyle Accompaniment
Shenandoah
Scarborough Fair
Worried Man Blues
 
Audio Sample 1
Series: First Lessons
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