Cracknell, Debbie: Enjoy Playing Guitar: Ensemble Games

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Catalogue No: 9780193367685
Shop Product Code: 243123Z
Enjoy Playing Guitar: Ensemble Games

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Subtitle: 34 workouts for beginner to intermediate ensembles

Department: Tutor Methods - Guitar

Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Enjoy Playing Guitar: Ensemble Games is the complete resource for guitar teachers and mixed-ability groups. With 34 winning tunes, this unique collection will help guitarists to engage actively with the music and use their creative skills. Each piece comes with comprehensive activity notes, which show how to use the music as a starting point for fun and creative learning: there are opportunities to explore structure and form, create variations, improvise melodies and rhythms, add percussion, and even make up accompaniments. Covering a wide range of styles, this book is a must for the developing ensemble.

- 34 fabulous pieces for beginner to intermediate guitar ensembles
- Range of styles, including blues, tango, classical, and flamenco
- Activity notes on each piece
- Ensemble warm-up ideas
- Photocopiable pages for students
- Promotes improvisation and creativity, and introduces techniques like tambora and harmonics

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Part 1: Variations Richmond Rag The Old Galleon Once a Man Fell in a Well (German trad.) Café Bonito Ah! Poor Bird (Trad.) Rest Awhile Acapulco Beach Mood Swings Steppes Allegretto (F. Sor, adap.) Take Twelve Caprice (L. Legnani, adap.) Part 2: Layers Legend of the Lake March of the Phantoms Hurdy Gurdy Sunshade Freight Train Land's End Pueblo Blanco Promenade Part 3: Get Creative Impro Blues Viva la Musica (Praetorius) Sangria Llama Trail A Round Dance Tintagel Castle Part 4: Play it Straight Tiara Waltz Waltzing Jacques (French trad., adap.) Summer Tango Bucks Blues Lazy Bones Round Up Star Gazing Ripples Chords