Hanson, Mark: The Art of Solo Fingerpicking

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The Art of Solo Fingerpicking

Status: Usually despatched within 10 - 12 working days

Subtitle: For Intermediate and More Advanced Fingerpickers

Department: Tutor Methods - Guitar

Publisher: Accent On Music

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This book and CD thoroughly describe the intermediate-to-advanced picking techniques associated with some of today's greatest fingerpicking professionals. There are fourteen solo instrumentals: originals and arrangements from Mark Hanson, plus pieces from John Renbourn and Martin Simpson. All exercises and tunes are played at half- and full- speed on the CD. You'll be able to add hot techniques and pieces to your repertoire with this package.

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Introduction What You Need to Know The Music and CD Right-Hand Position Left-Hand Position Alternating-Bass Fundamentals How To Practice "Red, White & Blue Rag" Beyond Pattern Playing Freeing the Fingers Rearranging Finger Notes Variations on Rearranging Deleting Finger Notes Adding Finger Notes "Devil's Dream" "Freight Train" Freeing The Thumb "Fishin' Blues" "White House Blues" Alternating Bass In Other Meters Quarter-Note Meters Eighth-Note Meters "Over The Waves" Additional Thumb Techniques Thumb Plays Melody Overlap Of Right-Hand Thumb And Fingers "Etude" Right-Hand Rolls Three-Note Rolls Four-Note Rolls "Bill Bailey" "Dedicated to Mississippi John Hurt" Five-Note Rolls "Golden Valley" "Flier" Damping Left-Hand Damping "Good Time Blues" Right-Hand Damping Rest Stroke Combining Left- and Right-Hand Damping "Twin Sisters" Gaining Speed: Left-Hand Articulation "Strawberry Curl" Appendices Appendix A: Tablature Appendix B: Glossary; Guitar Information Appendix C: Contemporary Travis Picking Pieces