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Guitar All-In-One For Dummies


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Media: Sheet Music, CD
Arrangement: Guitar (GTR)
Skill Level: Beginner - Explain this
Series: For Dummies
Catalogue #: 9780470481332
ISBN: 9780470481332
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Description

Your comprehensive, hands-on guide to playing guitar.


Have you always wanted to play the guitar? You can start today with these 8 minibooks. Covering both acoustic and electric guitar, this hands-on resource gives you all the instruction you need to play across multiple genres, whether you're a beginner or an experienced guitarist. You'll find plenty of tips for playing easier and more complex pieces — and for composing your own. Plus, you can play along with examples on the bonus CD!


  • Gear up to start playing — understand the different parts of a guitar, find the right guitar for you, string and tune the instrument, and develop basic playing skills

  • Immerse yourself in sounds and technique — play major and minor chords, master left- and right-hand techniques, and play melodies in position and double-stops

  • Get ready to rock! — from Chuck Berry to Keith Richards to The Edge, see how the best play barre chords, hot licks, and sweet leads

  • Play the blues — explore rhythm and lead techniques, signature riffs, blues progressions, and the achievements of great blues guitarists

  • Go classical — learn about the history of classical guitar, combine arpeggios and melody, and sample different genres

  • Practice, practice, practice — try your hand at major scales, minor scales, and chord exercises to rev up stalled skills

  • Write songs and music — check out different song forms, understand modes, and compose with chords

Open the book and find:

  • Plenty of music examples and practice exercises

  • Musical styles and genres through the years

  • Correct hand position and posture

  • Basic playing techniques

  • Standard music notation and tablature

  • Tips for playing up the neck

  • Ways to solo and improvise leads

  • Different fingerstyles to play

  • Accessories for your guitar

  • A comprehensive guitar chord chart

Bonus CD Includes:

  • More than 90 tracks all played by the authors

  • Songs from different guitar genres

  • Examples of chord progressions, riffs, and more

  • Major and minor scale patterns



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Sales Rank: Not specified
Published on: 11/02/2013
Format: Instrumental Tutor
Length: 696 pages
Language: English
Publisher: Wiley Publishing, Inc

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