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Blues and Jazz Preludes for Classical Guitar

By Alexander Vinitsky

Guitar (classical) - Beginning-Intermediate
Composed by Alexander Vinitsky. Saddle-stitched, Solos. Jazz & Blues. Book/CD Set. 24 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.99404BCD).

Item Number: MB.99404BCD

ISBN 9780786660650. Jazz & Blues. 8.5 x 11 inches.

These 21 original pieces for classical guitar feature bright melodies, convenient fingering, and exquisite harmonies. They are composed so that their performance gives an impression of two or three instruments sounding simultaneously. The collection contains 12 12-bar blues, all in different keys, at an intermediate level; a difficult etude in blues form; and six jazz preludes which are easy to intermediate. Written in notation only.

  • Blues in A 
  • Blues in Am  
  • Blues in B  
  • Blues in Bb  
  • Blues In C 
  • Blues in D 
  • Blues in D No 2  
  • Blues in Dm  
  • Blues In E  
  • Blues in Em  
  • Blues in Em No 1  
  • Blues In F 
  • Blues in G 
  • Blues in Gm  
  • Etude in a Blues Form  
  • Prelude No 1 
  • Prelude No 2 
  • Prelude No 3  
  • Prelude No 4  
  • Prelude No 5  
  • Prelude No 6  

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  • 5

    Manchester, England
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  • February 19, 2014 Blues and Jazz Preludes for Classical Guitar

    Contains both introductory and more advanced material in the blues/swing style. Don't underestimate the difficulty but if you've truly mastered the basics of technique and enjoy the genre then this contains some refreshing additions to your repertoire. The accompanying CD is a real help and the pieces...

    themselves are skilfully composed, with plenty to keep your attention. Bottom line: well worth the effort.

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  • 5

    Ljubljana, Slovenia
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  • December 21, 2011 Recommended!

    Excellent book + very helpful CD,I recommend it strongly for teacing first steps of blues; some basic knowledge of playing classical guitar is required, though.

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