Flatpicking the Rags and Polkas by Steve Kaufman. For Guitar (Flatpicking). Perfect binding, Solos. Ragtime. Intermediate-Advanced. Book/2-CD Set. 96 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.99780BCD).
ISBN 9780786667499. Ragtime. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.
This is a brilliant collection of ten favorites arranged for flatpicking guitar from top to bottom by three-time National Flatpicking Champion Steve Kaufman, with some tunes running 10 to 12 pages. These extensive and exciting arrangements are designed for the intermediate through advanced student who is looking for a real challenge. Performance of this type of tune will increase your awareness of concentration and build your stamina. Flatpickers generally play a two-part tune or AABB tune. These tunes are AA BB AA CC AA DD AA and possibly with an EE AA section. These electrifying arrangements will soon become favorites of yours and those around you through Steve's clear and precise arrangement notes and comprehensive text.