Christmas Songs and Holiday Melodies (DVD)

John Fahey is well known for his original instrumentals, but in 1968 he released his first album of Christmas songs and holiday melodies. This was greeted with great critical acclaim and John followed with several other Christmas albums. John says this of his arrangements: "The songs are, wherever possible, syncopated, not because I feel that syncopation or 'swinging the Carols' is more in keeping with the times but simply because I prefer to play them the way I do."

In this DVD lesson John expla ...more

Product Number:
GW946DVD
Format:
DVD
Skill Level:
Intermediate
Binding:
Boxed
Size:
5.25 x 7.5
UPC:
796279093606
Publisher:
Grossman's Guitar Workshop
Date Published:
12/5/2005

John Fahey is well known for his original instrumentals, but in 1968 he released his first album of Christmas songs and holiday melodies. This was greeted with great critical acclaim and John followed with several other Christmas albums. John says this of his arrangements: "The songs are, wherever possible, syncopated, not because I feel that syncopation or 'swinging the Carols' is more in keeping with the times but simply because I prefer to play them the way I do."

In this DVD lesson John explains and teaches nine of his most popular and requested Christmas and holiday arrangements. Normal fingerpicking styles are used, along with slide techniques. Regular and Open G tunings are featured. A detailed tab/music booklet is included as a PDF file on the DVD.

DVD is region 0, playable worldwide.

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