Introduction to Classical Guitar (eBook)
The result of decades of experience in teaching the classical guitar, this method introduces the student to the earliest stages of learning how to play the classical guitar, from learning how to read music to becoming an accomplished player. This gradually progressing approach covers scales, including scales in thirds, sixths and octaves in all major and minor keys, arpeggios, chords, slurs, harmonics, and more. The technical aspects in this book are supplemented with a vast number of exercises and solos, f ...more
Product Number:
20133EB
Format:
eBook
Skill Level:
Beginning
Notation Type:
Standard Notation
Pages:
168
Binding:
eBook
ISBN:
1-6191-1832-7
ISBN13:
978-16191-1832-4
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
8/7/2018
The result of decades of experience in teaching the classical guitar, this method introduces the student to the earliest stages of learning how to play the classical guitar, from learning how to read music to becoming an accomplished player. This gradually progressing approach covers scales, including scales in thirds, sixths and octaves in all major and minor keys, arpeggios, chords, slurs, harmonics, and more. The technical aspects in this book are supplemented with a vast number of exercises and solos, from easy to more advanced, including repertoire music to make the process of learning to play the guitar a most enjoyable experience. Written in standard notation only.
The Staff
The Notes
Clefs
Measures
Time Signatures
Dotted Notes
Rest Signs
Sharps, Flats and Naturals
Triplets
Tuning the Guitar
The Tuning Fork
Guitar Notations
Holding the Guitar
The Right Hand
The Rest-Stroke
The Left Hand
The Free-Stroke
Application of the Rest Sign
Chords
Arpeggios
The “Preparation” Technique
Key of C Major
Key of G Major
Key of D Major
Key of A Major
Key of E Major
Key of A Minor
Key of E Minor
Key of D Minor
PART TWO
Notes Past the First Position
The Barre
The Slur
The Two-Note Ascending Slur
The Two-Note Descending Slur
CONTENTS
The Two-Note Descending “Vibration” Slur
Arpeggiated Chord
The Slide Finger
Three Slurred Notes
Ornaments
The Appoggiatura
Grace Notes
The Acciaccatura
The Double Acciaccatura
The Mordent
Mordents on Chords
The Trill
Table of Ornaments
Harmonics
The Natural Harmonic
The Artificial Harmonic
The Pizzicato
Notes Past the Twelfth Fret
PART THREE
Key of C Major
Key of G Major
Key of D Major
Key of A Major
Key of E Major
Key of A Minor
Key of E Minor
Key of D Minor
PART FOUR
The Major Keys
The Minor Keys
PART FIVE
A selected collection of guitar music for
intermediate to advanced players
 
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