Guitar Picking Tunes - Sacred Songs of Early America (Book + Online Audio)

A collection of thirty guitar solos for the plectrum or flatpick guitarist drawn from the early American shape-note tradition.  These songs reflect the rugged faith of America’s early settlers and range from joyous, rhythmic pieces to somber, contemplative melodies.  The arrangements are of medium difficulty and present a broad palate of harmonic colors. Written in standard notation and tablature.  Includes access to online audio, recorded by th ...more

Product Number:
WBM57M
Format:
Book + Online Audio
Skill Level:
Intermediate
Notation Type:
Standard Notation and Tab
Pages:
76
Binding:
Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
1-7363-6301-8
ISBN13:
978-17363-6301-0
Series:
Guitar Picking Tunes
Publisher:
William Bay Music
Date Published:
6/25/2021

A collection of thirty guitar solos for the plectrum or flatpick guitarist drawn from the early American shape-note tradition.  These songs reflect the rugged faith of America’s early settlers and range from joyous, rhythmic pieces to somber, contemplative melodies.  The arrangements are of medium difficulty and present a broad palate of harmonic colors. Written in standard notation and tablature.  Includes access to online audio, recorded by the author. 

Amazing Grace
And Am I Born to Die? (Idumea)
Broad is the Road that Leads to Death (Windham)
Come All Ye Roaming Pilgrims (Pilgrim)
Come Humble Sinner (Hanover)
Come Ye Sinners, Poor and Wretched (Beach Spring)
Come Thou Fount (Nettleton)
Come Holy Spirit (Abbeville)
Glorious Things of Thee are Spoken (Jefferson) 
Death, Like an Overflowing Stream (Amanda) 
Great God, When I Approach Thy Throne (Detroit) 
I Will Arise and Go to Jesus (Arise)
Jesus Calls Us O’er the Tumult (Galilee)
Jesus, Thou Art the Sinner’s Friend (Pisgah)
King of Peace
Land of Rest
Lord, Revive Us (Return Again)
My Shepherd Will Supply My Need (Resignation)
O God, We Praise Thee (Morning Song)
On Jordon’s Stormy Banks (Promised Land)
O, Were I Like a Feathered Dove (Blooming Vale)
Out of the Depths I Cry to You (Martyrdom)
Shall We Gather/Alternate Melody (Palmetto)
Sweet Prospect (On Jordon’s Stormy Banks/Alternate Melody)
The Lone Pilgrim
The Shining Shore
There is a Fountain (Cleansing Fountain)
This Day is Past and Gone (Evening Shade) 
Thou Man of Grief, Remember Me (Kedron)
Wondrous Love
 
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