The Guitar

The Guitar : A Guide for Students and Teachers

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The guitar occupies a unique position in the history of Western music. It has always enjoyed wide popularity as an instrument of popular music, yet it also forms a bridge to the classic tradition. The contributors to this wide-ranging survey include some of the best-known names in the guitar world: Charles Ramirez, Carlos Bonell, Brian May, Alphonso Johnson, John Etheridge, Bert Jansch, and Paco Pena. Between them they bring together tha various aspects of learning and teaching, repertoire and technique, embracing not only the essentials of lead, bass, folk, flamenco, and jazz guitar, in a handbook of unparalleled more

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  • Paperback | 302 pages
  • 139.7 x 210.82 x 22.86mm | 385.55g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • music examples
  • 0193174219
  • 9780193174214
  • 2,053,632

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'This informative book is highly recommended for the guitarist's library. Gary Deacon, SA Music Teacher 'This important book is a feast of ideas and information about the guitar ... an invaluable source book for all guitarists, especially teachers, and has something of interest to offer all musicians who are interested in the guitar Joseph O'Connor 'original and stimulating, a publication to which guitar teachers, whatever their educational milieu, should give close attention' Graham Wade, Musical Timesshow more

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