A Guitarist's Notebook

A Guitarist's Notebook

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A valuable introduction to guitar playing for the beginner. Roy Brewer has played and studied the guitar for over 25 years, and has kept a record of all kinds of things that have interested or helped him in his pursuit of information about the instrument. A Guitarist's Notebook offers: * The amateur player and teacher advice on many aspects of guitar playing not included in more technical or historical guitar books. * A number of short chapters covering buying, stringing, and tuning the guitar, choosing music, teachers, and tutors, reading guitar notation, making a good sound, and practising and improving guitar technique. * Writings on Flamenco and modern music, discussions on the vexed subject of authenticity, and reflections on the role of the guitar in the future. * Invaluable for anyone thinking about taking up the guitar, this volume also offers the amateur player and teacher advice on many aspects of guitar playing not included in more technical or historical guitar books. Beginners and amateur guitar players, anyone considering taking up the guitar.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 12mm | 158.76g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • music examples
  • 0193185113
  • 9780193185111