Guitar Fretboard Workbook

Author: Barrett Tagliarino
Publisher: Musicians Institute Press
ISBN: 9781458411808
Size: 40.33 MB
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(Musicians Institute Press). Navigate the guitar neck better than ever before with this easy-to-use book! Designed from Musicians Institute core curriculum programs and translated into Spanish, it covers essential concepts for players of every level, acoustic or electric. A hands-on guide to theory, it will help you learn to build any scale or chord on your own and unleash creativity. No music reading is required.

Beginning Fingerstyle Blues Guitar

Author: Arnie Berle
Publisher: Music Sales Amer
ISBN: 9780825625565
Size: 72.37 MB
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Offers a step-by-step method for learning finger-style blues guitar and includes five authentic blues tunes, graded exercises, illustrated tips, and standard notation and tablature.

The Second Sex Vintage Feminism Short Edition

Author: Simone de Beauvoir
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1473521912
Size: 58.98 MB
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Vintage Feminism: classic feminist texts in short form WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY NATALIE HAYNES When this book was first published in 1949 it was to outrage and scandal. Never before had the case for female liberty been so forcefully and successfully argued. De Beauvoir’s belief that ‘One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman’ switched on light bulbs in the heads of a generation of women and began a fight for greater equality and economic independence. These pages contain the key passages of the book that changed perceptions of women forever. TRANSLATED BY CONSTANCE BORDE AND SHEILA MALOVANY-CHEVALLIER ANNOTATED AND INTRODUCED BY MARTINE REID

The Complete Guide To Playing Blues Guitar

Author: Joseph Alexander
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
ISBN: 9781499129465
Size: 40.50 MB
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Have you ever listened to a master blues musician and wondered why their solos sound different and more powerful than yours? “Beyond Pentatonics” Contains 104 Pages of Blues Guitar Secrets for the Advancing Guitarist: Add New, Rich Melodic Colours to your Solo Learn how the Greatest Guitarists Target the Most Powerful Notes. Master Every Important Scale Choice for Every Chord in the Blues Progression Over 125 Licks, 80 Minutes of Audio and 10 Backing Tracks The Complete Guide to Playing Blues Guitar is a three-part series that teaches you all the essential skills required to become an excellent blues guitarist. Book Three: "Beyond Pentatonics" shows you how to break away from the minor pentatonic soloing rut that many blues guitarists quickly fall into. The first half of "Beyond Pentatonics" shows you how to target the most powerful notes from each chord in the blues progression to create the greatest emotional effect. Every chord change in the blues progression is covered in minute detail, with clear diagrams and plenty of great licks to learn. You'll quickly find yourself playing emotive, original solos that you never before thought possible. The second half of 'Beyond Pentatonics', looks in great detail at the many possiblescale choices for each of the chords in the blues. Every essential scale choice is given for the I, IV and V chords, withtheory and important concepts clearly explained. There are over 125 pieces of authentic blues vocabulary, plus many 'tricks of the trade' to help you incorporate these compelling sounds into your solos. There is no better, more detailed book to teach you the melodic secrets of blues guitar soloing.

Modern Harmony Step By Step

Author: Ricky Schneider
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781973401360
Size: 71.52 MB
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Composition - Arrangements - Improvisation Whenever I talk to my students about harmony I have noticed that they panic a bit, generally they seem to have the wrong idea that it is something complex and boring which will take time from them to learn in their practice.As a matter of fact if you can count up to twelve you will be able to learn harmony beside taking advantage of the great benefits that it will provide you in your growth as a musician.During my student years as I began to understand what I was playing, my relationship with music changed dramatically. At that moment I was able to listen to music better, improvising with a better criterion and I started to interact with other musicians.In 'Modern Harmony Step By Step' I have aimed to convey the concepts which have helped me to grow as a musician so much , in an organized and simply way like the relationship between chords and scales, the keys, the tensions etc.This book is divided into five chapters which had been organised in such a way that you will be able to progress step by step as if you were taking a course.From basic beginners level up to really advanced knoledge.You will find the formation and use of the major and minor scale, modal and artificial scale, the arpeggio, diatonic and non diatonic chords and their corresponding tensions. You will have access to the tools that are required for modern music composition and analyses, and also the application of all these resources on improvisation.Hundreds of examples are provided to illustrate the concepts explained in each point, allowing you to transfer them from the theory to your instrument.The five chapters are: Basic concepts: starting from scratch with the basic elements. Major key: scales, flat and sharp notes, diatonic and non diatonic chords (triads, 7th chords and tensions 9, 11 and 13) Minor key: natural minor scale, minor harmonic scale, melodic scale. Their chords and combinations. Scales and more scales: all the rest of the scales and its use in the improvisation: modals, artificials, relatives, etc. Harmony and melody: composition and arrangements, harmonic and melodic analysis, modal harmony, modal interchange, form, harmonizacion and reharmonization of melodies, etc. Download the free version to read the complete index and first pages.

Patterns For Jazz

Author: Jerry Coker
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 9780769230177
Size: 25.75 MB
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Patterns for Jazz stands as a monument among jazz educational materials. Condensed charts and pertinent explanations are conveniently inserted throughout the book to give greater clarity to the application of more than 400 patterns built on chords and scales---from simple (major) to complex (lydian augmented scales).

Inez

Author: Carlos Fuentes
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 1466801212
Size: 73.48 MB
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A magical short novel that weaves together two stories, two couples, two different times, and two grand passions In one of the narratives that comprise this superb new novel from Carlos Fuentes, we are introduced to Gabriel Atlan-Ferrara, a fabled orchestral conductor, and his great love Inez Prada, a renowned singer. In the other, Fuentes memorably delineates the very first encounter in human history between a man and a woman. In one, the intense drama of Berlioz's music for The Damnation of Faust informs the action; in the other, we watch as a slowly emergent love shapes the nature and character of the two protagonists. A beautiful crystal seal -- the meaning of which is a mystery that obsesses Atlan-Ferrara, who owns it -- unites these two narratives; the magical seal allows one to read unknown languages and hear impossible music, and it is the symbol of a shared love. The duality of Carlos Fuentes's brilliant new novel mirrors two eras, one in the deepest remote time and one in a time to come, but the passions evoked in both, reflected against each other like two sides of a crystal seal, break the limits of time and space and unite in one story. And, like the light refracted through the seal, it begins in prehistory and spirals out into infinity . . . In Inez, we find Carlos Fuentes at the height of his magical and realist powers. This profound and beautiful work confirms his standing as Mexico's pre-eminent novelist.

Yes You Can Play Great Rock Guitar

Author: Phil Capone
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781845663391
Size: 15.58 MB
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Get ready to rock. Phil Capone, an experienced player, teacher, and author, guides you through all of the essential techniques. You will learn the full range of styles, from the blues to alternative rock, and find a useful resource of scales and chords included. Lessons are grouped into ten self-contained topics, so you can use the book as both a step-by-step course and for reference. Lessons make use of scale and chord formulas and helpful tips to explain everything in simple, concise terms - a "teacher's voice." Conventional notation describes the rhythmic content of each lesson while tablature (TAB) clearly illustrates "where to put your fingers." Both musical notation and TAB are fully explained at the start of the book. Special feature boxes tell you how your guitar heroes achieve their trademark sound. A CD of audio recordings links directly to practice exercises in the book. Prompts on the page identify the corresponding tracks, allowing you to follow along as you read, listening to how each example should sound.

Classical Guitar For Dummies

Author: Jon Chappell
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470464704
Size: 56.12 MB
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A reference for aspiring and beginner-level guitar players offers hands-on instruction in the fundamentals as well as a series of practice exercises, in a guide that is complemented by a bonus CD of songs, chords, and audio/MP3 files. Original.

Complete Technique For Modern Guitar

Author: Joseph Alexander
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
ISBN: 9781503317116
Size: 13.27 MB
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Complete Technique for Modern Guitar Total Fretboard Accuracy Second Edition Master the Fretboard With over 200 effective exercises, Complete Technique for Modern Guitar destroys the myth that excellent guitar technique takes years to master. This book focuses on only the exercises that most quickly develop the fundamental four areas of guitar technique: Picking, Legato, Playing in Time, and Expression. Every exercise is accompanied by an individual audio track that's available for free. Don't Know what to Practice for the Greatest Benefit? There are hundreds of sources of information about 'correct' guitar technique these days and often students find themselves chasing more and more difficult, obscure exercises to perfect their technique. Complete Technique for Modern Guitar focuses only on the most beneficial, game changing exercises that will develop your playing fast, while leaving time for you to apply each exercise in a musical context. Practice Only What you Need The book begins with a short question; How much technique do you need? You are then free to decide which of the 200 in depth exercises will take you where you want to go. The point of technique practice is to allow us to express ourselves musically - Complete Technique for Modern Guitar helps you to keep that goal in mind while developing the perfect technique for what you want to play. Over 200 No-Nonsense Exercises to Help you Master Your Guitar Technique However good you want to be, all the essential exercises are broken down into the following areas: Finger Independence and Picking Legato Rhythm Expressive Techniques Check out the 60+ Excellent Reviews from Customers on Amazon.com "I find myself returning to these exercises every time that I practice." - Amazon.com review "Honestly, you follow these exercises, and page by page you'll see yourself improving day by day" - Amazon.com review Buy it Now! Scroll up to buy Complete Technique for Modern Guitar now and quickly develop the guitar technique you've been craving. Free Shipping in Paperback with Amazon Prime