IntroductionHints on using this bookCounting the rhythms usedin this bookPiece # 1 - # 100 are in first position with no notes higher than fret four and are single-line melodies, i.e.: no more than one note at a time is played.
Notes used in this book are whole notes, half notes, dotted half notes, quarter notes, eighth notes, and dotted quarter notes.
Apart from one or two ‘atonal’ examples, all the music has been kept in the keys of C major, G major, D major, A minor, E minor and B minor in 2/4, 3/4 or 4/4 time.
Accidentals are used in the first part of the book with key signatures introduced from number 64 onwards