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Beginning Guitar: Mastering the Keys

The Jack Petersen Guitar Series

By Jack Petersen

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Beginning Guitar: Mastering the Keys (The Jack Petersen Guitar Series). Composed by Jack Petersen. For Guitar (All). Saddle-stitched, Technic. Jack Petersen Guitar Series. All Styles. Beginning. Book. 64 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.99564).

ISBN 9780786660896. All Styles. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.

Reading music is a skill that all musicians should learn regardless of their instrument. This book is designed to eliminate the apprehension guitarists have in regards to reading music written in a variety of keys. In the first few pages, a number of musical symbols and terms are explained. This is followed by etudes and exercises written only in standard notation in the major keys of C, F, B flat, E flat, A flat, D flat, G, D, and A and the minor keys of A, D, G, C, F, B flat, E, B, and F sharp. Additional musical symbols and terms are gradually introduced throughout the practice pieces with helpful, clear explanations. Chord symbols and diagrams are provided for teacher accompaniment.

  • Scooter  Performed by Jack Petersen
  • Blues A, B, C, and D  Performed by Jack Petersen
  • Lonesome Cowboy  Performed by Jack Petersen
  • Claudette's Theme  Performed by Jack Petersen
  • Chris and His Gang  Performed by Jack Petersen
  • Haze  Performed by Jack Petersen
  • October Twilight  Performed by Jack Petersen
  • Scamp the Cat  Performed by Jack Petersen
  • Jill's Waltz  Performed by Jack Petersen
  • Pretty Katie  Performed by Jack Petersen
  • Buster's Bounce  Performed by Jack Petersen
  • Till We Meet Again  Performed by Jack Petersen
  • Scott's Waltz  Performed by Jack Petersen
  • Chalk-Talk on the Sidewalk  Performed by Jack Petersen
  • Secrets  Performed by Jack Petersen
  • Marvin's Trip  Performed by Jack Petersen
  • River Passage  Performed by Jack Petersen
  • Cheryl's Waltz  Performed by Jack Petersen
  • Just for the Fun of It  Performed by Jack Petersen
  • Bread And Butter  Performed by Jack Petersen
  • So Long  Performed by Jack Petersen
  • Lonesome  Performed by Jack Petersen
  • Twinkle  Performed by Jack Petersen
  • Soft Eyes  Performed by Jack Petersen
  • Mirage  Performed by Jack Petersen
  • Gee Whiz  Performed by Jack Petersen
  • The Sad One  Performed by Jack Petersen
  • Contrasts  Performed by Jack Petersen
  • Ester's Lament  Performed by Jack Petersen
  • Carefree and Happy  Performed by Jack Petersen
  • Ode to a Toad  Performed by Jack Petersen
  • Yesterday's Waltz  Performed by Jack Petersen
  • Sorta Country  Performed by Jack Petersen
  • Wings  Performed by Jack Petersen
  • Walking on Broadway  Performed by Jack Petersen

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