Strike Up the Band (Book + Online Audio)
Classic Marches Arranged for Fingerstyle Guitar
El McMeen has authored many guitar books for Mel Bay Publications, but this book holds a special place in his heart. This cutting-edge collection includes melodic, challenging, and exuberant band marches carefully arranged for fingerstyle guitar. The book contains arrangements of seven marches (including six by John Philip Sousa), many of which are in various open tunings. These pieces are challenging and geared for intermediate-advanced and advanced guitar ...more
Product Number:
30846M
Format:
Book + Online Audio
Skill Level:
Intermediate-Advanced
Notation Type:
Standard Notation and Tab
Pages:
152
Binding:
Perfect Binding
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
151346602X
ISBN13:
978-15134-6602-6
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
6/26/2020
El McMeen has authored many guitar books for Mel Bay Publications, but this book holds a special place in his heart. This cutting-edge collection includes melodic, challenging, and exuberant band marches carefully arranged for fingerstyle guitar. The book contains arrangements of seven marches (including six by John Philip Sousa), many of which are in various open tunings. These pieces are challenging and geared for intermediate-advanced and advanced guitarists. There are so many great melodies in this collection–guitarists can camp on sections of pieces that they enjoy or tackle the pieces in their entirety. The book also contains a discussion by El McMeen on his selection and arrangement process. Includes access to online audio.
Tab/Music Presentation
CGDGAD Chord Chart
El Capitan (CGDGAD Tuning)
King Cotton (CGDGAD Tuning)
The Liberty Bell (CGDGAD Tuning)
The Thunderer (CGDGAD Tuning)
The Thunderer (Open G Tuning; DGDGBD)
American Patrol (CGDGAD Tuning)
American Patrol (Open G Tuning; DGDGBD)
American Patrol (Dropped D Tuning; DADGBE)
Semper Fidelis (CGDGAD Tuning)
Hands Across the Sea (CGDGAD Tuning)
 
Audio Sample
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