Modern Guitar Method Grade 1, Expanded Left-Hand Edition (Book + Online Audio)
93200ELM

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, in an expanded edition!

Mel Bay’s Modern Guitar Method is the world's premier instruction series for learning modern plectrum or...more

Product Number:
93200ELM
Format:
Book + Online Audio
Skill Level:
Beginning
Pages:
88
Binding:
Squareback Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-9395-9
ISBN13:
978-07866-9395-5
Series:
Modern Guitar Method
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
1/14/2016

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, in an expanded edition!

Mel Bay’s Modern Guitar Method is the world's premier instruction series for learning modern plectrum or pick-style guitar technique. Time-tested and proven successful in building the theoretic and technical foundation needed to play in any style, all seven grades of this comprehensive method are written in standard notation only to promote sight reading skills and enhance musicianship in general. Unmatched in its thoroughness in teaching every important concept, if you really want to become an accomplished guitarist, this is the method for you!

In Grade 1 Expanded Edition, you’ll learn correct posture, hand positions and pick-hold technique, plus the basics of reading standard notation. You’ll play scales, chords, duets, and solos in the keys of C, A minor, G and E minor. Even in Grade 1, you’ll be introduced to the chord/melody concept of guitar performance so prominent in Mel Bay’s own playing style, fostering an early, almost intuitive understanding of how melodies fit with chords.

Every concept presented in this method is reinforced by numerous pages of playing material and just the right amount of music theory, providing a solid foundation for the student guitarist. Includes access to online audio.

Special features of the Grade 1 Expanded Edition include:

Tips on tuning, correct posture, hand positions and holding the pick.

Picking studies, principal chords and accompaniment patterns in the keys of C, A minor, G and E minor. Carefully graded tunes, studies and music theory lessons that move at a user-friendly pace.

Solos in diverse styles, with access to online audio for every example.

How To Hold The Guitar & Pick
Tuning The Guitar
The Rudiments Of Music
Notes
Types Of Notes
Rests
The Time Signature
Notes On The E String
Notes On The B String
Notes On The G String
Pick-Up Notes
The Tie
Notes On The D String
4 String Note Review
The Eighth Note
Notes On The A String
Ledger Lines
Dotted Quarter Notes
Note Review
Notes On The E String
Introducing The A Note
Playing High A
A Word About Duets
Chords
Chord Songs
Building The F Chord
Four-String Chord Study
Chord Studies
Bass Solos With Chord Accompaniment
The Key Of C
The C Scale
Chords In The Key Of C Major
Sharps
Flats
Tempo
The Key Of A Minor
First And Second Endings
Picking Solos
Words Indicating Variations Of Tempo
The Key Of G
The G Scale
Chords In The Key Of G
Two-Four Time
The Key Of E Minor
Chords In The Key Of E Minor
A Chord Review
Tone
 
Audio Sample 1
Audio Sample 2
Series: Modern Guitar Method
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