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Cracknell, Debbie: Enjoy Playing the Guitar: Tutor Book 1 (Book & CD)

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Catalogue No: 9780193371347
Shop Product Code: 004844N
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Subtitle: First steps in playing classical guitar

Department: Guitar & Bass - Guitar (Classical)

Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Trinity College London Guitar 2013-14 & 2015Initial 

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This revised edition of Enjoy Playing Guitar: Tutor Book 1 is the ultimate resource for all beginner guitarists. It introduces the basics of classical guitar playing and musical concepts through an approach that is clear, progressive, and carefully paced. It includes tailored solos, duets, and trios in a range of styles, and it develops musicianship through activities in improvisation, playing by ear, and the art of accompanying. To consolidate learning, there are helpful reminders and quizzes covering musical knowledge, plus a CD with over 70 play-along tracks. Encouraging self-directed learning outside as well as during lessons, this is the perfect book for today's aspiring player.

- accommodates one-to-one or group teaching
- over 70 pieces in a range of styles, including originals plus arrangements of well-known tunes
- supporting creative activities covering improvisation, playing by ear, and accompanying using basic chords and ostinatos
- detailed illustrations showing best posture and hand/finger positions
- CD of play-alongs for school performance or practising at home

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Contents
The basics
Parts of the guitar
Sitting position
Right-hand position
Left-hand position
The rest stroke
Strings and frets
The first string
4/4 time
Two-Note Hop
Two-Note Jump
March
A Stroll
Jogging
Counting: Crotchets and minims
Conversation
3/4 time
Waltz
The second string
Bees and Cees
I. C. A. B.
Bees and Dees
Solo
Copycat
Echo
Counting rests
Tunes using the first two strings
Slow Train
Go, tell Aunt Nancy
Two into One
Indigo Blues
Counting: Dotted minims and semibreves
Little Bird
Jingle Bells
Old Time Minuet
The third string
Yankee Doodle
Au Clair de la Lune
Good King Wenceslas;
Dance
The open bass strings
The Low Down
The Russian Girl (duet)
Barcarolle
Open bass strings plus treble notes
Thumb, Finger, Finger
Serenade
Inca Dawn
Summary of all the open strings
Introducing quavers
Happy Birthday
London's Burning;
Frère Jacques
Oh Sinner Man!
A March for Two Guitars
Home on the Range
The Tie
Summer Waltz
The free stroke
The right-hand fingers
Open-string exercises
Free-stroke tunes using fingered notes
Vals Triste
Theme and Variation
Introducing F sharp
G Major Scale
Scale Study
(Meet) the Flintstones
El Coqui (The Tree-Frog)
The Key Signature
Andante in G
Waltz (F. Carulli)
Fourth-string notes
Camelot
A Blues Duet
6/4 time
The Natural
The Ash Grove
Shalom Chaverim
Dreaming
Introducing G sharp
Invention
Study in A Minor
Pony Trek
The Cossacks
Malagueña
Dotted rhythms
Auld Lang Syne
The First Nowell
The Lutenist
6/8 time
Row, row, row your boat
Irish Jig
Country Jig
Introducing C sharp and B flat
Manhattan Nights
Oasis
Cowboy Blues
Turkish Dance
Fifth-string notes
Song of the Volga Boatmen
The Wasp
C Major Scale
Silent Night
Playing thumb and fingers together
The Russian Girl (solo)
Summer is
Icumen in
Pastoral
Sixth-string notes
Siesta
More work on bass notes
E minor Pentatonic Scale
The Condor
More playing in two parts/voices
Three in One
Two's Company
The Coventry Carol
Andante in C
Another (bass) F sharp and C sharp
Greensleeves
Match of the Day
  

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