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Modern illustrations and fonts with short, bite-sized paragraphs will guide students through the basics of playing the guitar in just ten easy lessons! This book includes information on the basics (things you'll need, how to hold a guitar & pick), progressively difficult instruction on playing chords, notes on how to read guitar tab, illustrations on how to strum properly, explanation of rhythm, and tips on improvising. 64 indexed pages, hardcover with hidden-spiral binding for the book to lay-flat.
Go from aspiring novice to inspired guitarist in just 48 pages! Susan Mazer's warm and encouraging teaching style motivates even the most casual hobbyist to learn how to play. Quickly and easily understand how to hold and tune the guitar and play single notes and basic chords with proper technique. Includes companion CD.
Alfred's Guitar for the Absolute Beginner--Book and DVDSusan MazerAlfred Publishing Co., Inc. / Other$14.99 Retail:4 Stars Out Of 5 3 Reviews
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Guitars---they're affordable, portable, versatile, and popular! Susan Mazer's 50-minute DVD teaches everything needed to begin playing confidently---basic chords and music theory, strumming and picking techniques, and more. Close-ups, split screens, and synchronized music notation enhance the demonstrations throughout this clear, well-paced presentation. For electric or acoustic guitar. Includes 48-page book. From Alfred.
The perfect follow-up to Guitar for the Absolute Beginner 1, this book introduces more challenging chords and strums. The basic principles of blues and rock improvisation, classic fingerstyle patterns and melody playing are all covered in this easy, friendly method. This book will prepare you to continue to study the style of music you love the most. A CD demonstrating every example and providing play-along opportunities is included. 32 pages.
If you're an aspiring guitarist who wants to sing and play songs in praise of God, then this book is for you! You'll learn chords, strum patterns, how to read music, tune your guitar, change strings, how to lead worship and more! Includes a companion audio cd with tuning notes and 24 songs. For electric and acoustic guitar.
This fun introduction to guitar is both a great self-help book and a great method for use with a teacher. Learn how to play chords, melodies and strums. Teaching both pick and fingerstyle technique, this book makes it easy to play guitar. Includes CD.
This is the complete guide to playing the guitar- from simple cords to advanced improvisations. Its uniquely devised learning program combines specially commissioned, step-by-step photographs with a cord dictionary containing over 800 easy-to-follow fingerings, and clear, concise text.
Even if you've never strummed a chord, you can effectively guide your youngsters through this basic guitar course. Easy-to-understand lessons, video examples, onscreen "sheet" music, interactive song player, and fun games teach kids to read music, play chords and notes, and more. Ages 5 and up.
Family Music Time: Learn Guitar & Harmonica CD-ROM SetAlfred Publishing Co., Inc. / Other$18.99 Retail:
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* Imagine playing the guitar as your family gathers for special occastions, or the harmonica as you toast marshmallows while camping!
Now that I bought a guitar, what do I do? This book & CD set will give you all the information you need to start playing and caring for your new instrument right away, whether you bought and acoustic, electric, or classical guitar. You'll learn about:
- the parts of the guitar
- tunning the guitar
- playing with a pick
- putting on strings
- playing fingerstyle
- strumming 6 all-time favorite songs
- how to play lead guitar