Learn to Play the Guitar: Teach Yourself - Teach Yourself - GeneralSimon Pitt (author)
Mixed media product Published: 24/09/2010
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Is this the right book for me? Learn to Play the Guitar is a fresh guide to learning guitar, written and supported by Rockschool, the UK's only teaching body for rock, pop and country musicians of all ages and abilities. It explains which type of guitar to play, what model suits you best and the basic playing techniques before introducing rhythms, chords, riffs and melodies and showing you how to combine them all together. Punctuated by practical exercises and featuring an audio CD to show you how it all works, this is an essential guide for all those who want to play modern popular music on guitar for their own pleasure but don't know where to start. Learn to Play the Guitar includes: Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: An overview of guitar types and construction Chapter 3: Buying a guitar Chapter 4: Guitar amps Chapter 5: A practice area Chapter 6: Changing the strings Chapter 7: Pitch Chapter 8: Tuning your guitar Chapter 9: Playing guide Chapter 10: Song #1 - 'On Track' Chapter 11: Song #2 - 'Heroes' Chapter 12: Song #3 - 'Lifted Up' Chapter 13: Song #4 - 'Nevada' Chapter 14: Song #5 - 'Gravellin' Man' Chapter 15: Song #6 - 'Glass Circle' . Learn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and interactive features: Not got much time? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. Author insights Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. Test yourself Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. Extend your knowledge Extra online articles to give you a richer understanding of the subject. Five things to remember Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts. Try this Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Weight: 326 g
Dimensions: 199 x 130 x 21 mm
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