Teach Yourself to Play Guitar: A Quick and Easy Introduction for Beginners

(Guitar Educational). Teach Yourself to Play Guitar has been created specifically for the student with no music-reading background. With lesson examples presented in today's most popular tab format, which also incorporates simple beat notation for accurate rhythm execution, Teach Yourself to Play Guitar offers the beginning guitarist not only a comprehensive introduction to essential guitar-playing fundamentals, but a quick, effective, uncomplicated and practical alternative to the multitude of traditional self-instructional method books. It also: covers power chords, barre chords, open position scales and chords (major and minor), and single-note patterns and fills; includes lesson examples and song excerpts in a variety of musical styles rock, folk, classical, country and more; familiarizes the student with fretboard organization, chord patterns, hand and finger positions, and guitar anatomy by way of easy-to-interpret diagrams, photos and illustrations; provides complete, concise explanations while keeping text to a minimum; and prepares the student for the option of further guitar instruction.

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Celebrate the world’s most seductive instrument. An obsessive, full-color book in the irresistible format of Shoes and Handbags—which together have over 700,000 copies in print—guitarS delivers a feast of 500 guitars in vibrant color, plus players, makers, legends, myths, and more.

Here are guitars that made history, that changed the course of music, that inspired new generations of players and listeners. Here are milestones in the guitar's search for its true self—Torres's classical, the amazing Gibson L-5—and experiments that ushered in a new world of sound—Rickenbacker's "Frying Pan" and Les Paul's "Log." Plus B. B. King's Lucille, Willie Nelson's Trigger, Eric Clapton's Brownie, the J-160E that John Lennon played during his 1968 "bed-in" with Yoko, Jimi Hendrix's hand-painted Flying V in full psychedelic regalia. And the far-out Gittler—no body, no neck, no peghead, yet every inch a guitar.
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38″ PURPLE Student Acoustic Guitar Starter Package, Guitar, Gig Bag, Strap, & DirectlyCheap(TM) Translucent Blue Medium Guitar Pick (PL-AG38)

Everything you need to start jamming out at an amazing low price! Learn how to play acoustic guitar and start jamming like a pro in no time. This 38 inch guitar with starter pack is perfect for all beginners!

A Guide to Playing the Baroque Guitar (Publications of the Early Music Institute)

James Tyler offers a practical manual to aid guitar players and lutenists in transitioning from modern stringed instruments to the baroque guitar. He begins with the physical aspects of the instrument, addressing tuning and stringing arrangements and technique before considering the fundamentals of baroque guitar tablature. In the second part of the book Tyler provides an anthology of representative works from the repertoire. Each piece is introduced with an explanation of the idiosyncrasies of the particular manuscript or source and information regarding any performance practice issues related to the piece itself–represented in both tablature and staff notation. Tyler's thorough yet practical approach facilitates access to this complex body of work.

Learn Folk Guitar with the Music of John Denver

(Guitar Educational). The music of John Denver has drawn millions to the down-home feel and universal messages of folk music. The body of work he laid out for others to follow can also serve as a master plan from which his fans can learn how to play folk guitar. If you yearn to take your guitar playing down country roads and through the Rocky Mountains, then Learn Folk Guitar with the Music of John Denver is uniquely for you. Starting right now you can learn everything you need to know to begin playing folk guitar-fingerpicking, strumming techniques, pick techniques, arranging, and more-by exploring the music of John Denver. With examples taken from the music he made famous, as well as full arrangements of some of his best-known songs, this book will have you strumming and picking in no time. A CD is included with recorded examples.

38″ BLUE Student Acoustic Guitar Starter Package, Guitar, Gig Bag, Strap, Pitch Pipe & DirectlyCheap(TM) Translucent Medium Guitar Pick (BU-AG38)

Everything you need to start jamming out at an amazing low price! Learn how to play acoustic guitar and start jamming like a pro in no time. This 38 inch guitar with starter pack is perfect for all beginners!

38″ Blue Student Acoustic Guitar Starter Package, Guitar, Gig Bag, Strap, Pitch Pipe

This guitar has an attractive blue finish; it's a complete combo package that comes with a guitar case, extra set strings and a tuner. You'll be playing your favorite tunes in no time with practice and dedication.

FEATURES: Glossy blue finish, wood construction; Shoulder Strap; Easy to use tuner; Nice carrying bag; Extra set of strings and a pick; Perfect for beginners
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