Modern Classical Guitar Method Grade 1 by Stanley Yates. For Guitar (Classical). Squareback saddle-stitched, Methods. Modern Guitar Method. Classic. Beginning. Book/CD Set. 88 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.21548BCD).
ISBN 9780786678037. Classic. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.
New classical guitar edition of the world leading Mel Bay Modern Guitar Method written by well-known concert guitarist and teacher Stanley Yates. The beginning classical guitarist will learn music reading, hand and sitting positions, practice techniques, arpeggio and scale technique, chordal and melodic playing, and solo and duet playing in the first position.
Many of the exercises and study pieces include accompaniments that can be played along with a teacher during lessons or with the included CD (the student and teacher parts are presented on separate stereo channels allowing either part to be turned off if desired). The CD also contains all of the exercises, studies and solos presented in the book.
An instructional DVD containing demonstrations, practice tips and performances of many of the exercises, studies and solos contained in the book is also available.