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Guitar All-in-One For Dummies

Guitar All-in-One For Dummies by Consumer Dummies
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Your comprehensive, hands-on guide to playing guitar

Have you always wanted to play the guitar? You can start todaywith these 8 minibooks. Covering both acoustic and electric guitar,this hands-on resource gives you all the instruction you need toplay across multiple genres, whether you're a beginner or anexperienced guitarist. You'll find plenty of tips for playingeasier and more complex pieces — and for composing your own.Plus, you can play along with examples on the bonus CD!

  • Gear up to start playing — understand the different partsof a guitar, find the right guitar for you, string and tune theinstrument, and develop basic playing skills
  • Immerse yourself in sounds and technique — play major andminor chords, master left- and right-hand techniques, and playmelodies in position and double-stops

  • Get ready to rock! — from Chuck Berry to Keith Richards toThe Edge, see how the best play barre chords, hot licks, and sweetleads

  • Play the blues — explore rhythm and lead techniques,signature riffs, blues progressions, and the achievements of greatblues guitarists

  • Go classical — learn about the history of classicalguitar, combine arpeggios and melody, and sample differentgenres

  • Practice, practice, practice — try your hand at majorscales, minor scales, and chord exercises to rev up stalledskills

  • Write songs and music — check out different song forms,understand modes, and compose with chords

Open the book and find:

  • Plenty of music examples and practice exercises
  • Musical styles and genres through the years

  • Correct hand position and posture

  • Basic playing techniques

  • Standard music notation and tablature

  • Tips for playing up the neck

  • Ways to solo and improvise leads

  • Different fingerstyles to play

  • Accessories for your guitar

  • A comprehensive guitar chord chart

Bonus CD Includes

More than 90 tracks all played by the authors

Songs from different guitar genres

Examples of chord progressions, riffs, and more

Major and minor scale patterns

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials arenot included as part of eBook file.

Wiley; June 2009
720 pages; ISBN 9780470550182
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Title: Guitar All-in-One For Dummies
Author: Consumer Dummies
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