First Lessons Folk Guitar (Book/CD/DVD Set)
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:
99919SET
Format:
Book/CD/DVD Set
Skill Level:
Beginning
Notation Type:
Standard Notation
Pages:
40
Binding:
Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-2835-9
UPC:
796279042505
ISBN13:
978-07866-2835-3
Series:
First Lessons
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
1/5/2005
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 CD and DVD 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 CD and DVD included.
 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
 
Series: First Lessons
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