Guitar

Guitar

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The guitar is one of the most popular musical instruments played today. Every style of music, from classical and country to rock and blues, can be played on the guitar. "Rapid Progress Visually Guitar" is a valuable resource to a wide range of readers, from people who want to play a few songs around a campfire to those who aspire to become rock stars. This information-packed guide covers all the basics of playing the guitar and reading music to more advanced guitar techniques, and includes supplemental information and advice to help enhance the readers guitar playing experience. "Rapid Progress Visually Guitar" features full-colour photographs of the tasks being covered, from playing chords to repairing a guitar, along with clear, step-by-step instructions.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 205 x 230mm | 904g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • col. Illustrations
  • 076457034X
  • 9780764570346

Table of contents

Chapter 1: Guitar Basics. Chapter 2: Getting Ready to Play. Chapter 3: Reading Music. Chapter 4: Playing Basic Chords. Chapter 5: Playing Barre Chords and Power Chords. Chapter 6: Playing Single Notes. Chapter 7: Articulation Techniques. Chapter 8: Playing Rock Guitar. Chapter 9: Playing the Blues. Chapter 10: Playing Folk and Country Music. Chapter 11: Playing Classical Guitar. Chapter 12: Buying a Guitar. Chapter 13: Guitar Accessories. Chapter 14: Guitar Care and Maintenance. Chapter 15: Home Recording. Chapter 16: Quick Reference.show more

About Marangraphics

Tim Martin is head of the Guitar Department at the Merriam School of Music as well as an active session musician specializing in live performance and studio recording. He has played in the orchestra for numerous musicals (Grease, Tommy, Hair). Martin teamed with the maranGraphics Development Group to make Rapid Progress VISUALLY Guitar easy to follow and adaptable to your personal skill level.show more

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