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Classic Guitar Method, Volume 1

By Mel Bay

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Guitar (Classical) - Beginning
Composed by Mel Bay. Saddle-stitched, Methods. Classic. Book/CD Set. 48 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.93207BCD).

Item Number: MB.93207BCD

ISBN 9780786644742. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.

Complete in three volumes, this widely used text presents classical guitar instruction in a logical and clear manner. The student is thoroughly grounded in left and right hand technical studies and is acquainted with the works of the masters. In notation only.

  • Tuning the Guitar 
  • Another Method of Tuning 
  • The Rudiments of Music 
  • The Staff 
  • The Clef 
  • Notes 
  • Types of Notes 
  • Rests 
  • The Time Signature 
  • Ledger Lines 
  • The Fingerboard 
  • Charts 
  • The Correct Way to Hold the Guitar 
  • Plucking the Strings 
  • Notes on the First String 
  • Notes on the Second String 
  • Notes on the Third String 
  • Sparkling Stella 
  • Right Hand Study 
  • Introducing the Right Hand Third Finger (a) 
  • Three-Four Time and Dotted Half Notes 
  • The Merry Men 
  • Notes on the Fourth String 
  • Notes on the Fifth String 
  • Notes on the Sixth String 
  • How Can I Leave Thee 
  • Andantino 
  • Introducing the A Note 
  • The First String Waltz 
  • The Notes on the Guitar in the First Position 
  • Six Pence 
  • Pick-Up notes 
  • A Study Introducing the Pick-up Note 
  • Etude 
  • A Study By Aguado 
  • Follow the Leader  Performed by Mel Bay
  • Alpine Echoes  Performed by Mel Bay
  • Waltz  Performed by Mel Bay
  • A Study 
  • The Tie 
  • The Tie Waltz 
  • Chords 
  • The Chord Waltz  Performed by Mel Bay
  • The Builder  Performed by Mel Bay
  • Small Chord Etude  Performed by Mel Bay
  • Bass Solo with Chord Accompaniment 
  • Little Minuet  Performed by Matteo Carcassi
  • Chords in the Key of C Major 
  • The Key of C and the C Scale 
  • Steps and Chromatics 
  • Tempo 
  • Minuetto, Op. 10  Performed by Gebaur
  • Dawn  Performed by Mazas, Arr. By Mel Bay
  • The Eighth Note 
  • A Daily Scale Study 
  • A Study In Eights 
  • The Key of A Minor 
  • A Visit To The Relatives 
  • The Chords in the Key of A Minor 
  • Accompaniment Styles in A Minor 
  • Playtime  Performed by Ignaz Josef Pleyel
  • Balkan Nights  Performed by Mel Bay
  • A Daily Scale Study in A Minor 
  • Rain Drops 
  • First And Second Endings 
  • Cradle Song  Performed by Johannes Brahms
  • The Right Hand Study 
  • Finger Gymnastics 
  • The Blue Tail Fly  Performed by Arr. Mel Bay
  • Right Hand Studies 
  • Italian Air  Performed by Matteo Carcassi
  • Classic Dance  Performed by Mel Bay
  • Other Tempo Terms 
  • Right Hand Development Etude 
  • Senorita 
  • Senora 
  • Andante  Performed by F. Carulli
  • The Key Of G 
  • A Daily Drill 
  • The Gauchos  Performed by Matteo Carcassi
  • Chords in the Key of G 
  • Accompaniment Styles in the Key of G 
  • A Scale Study 
  • A Serenade  Performed by Mel Bay
  • Austrian Hymn  Performed by Franz Joseph Haydn
  • The Little Prince  Performed by Jacques Fereol Mazas
  • In The Evening By The Moonlight  Performed by Bland
  • The Key of E Minor 
  • The Chords in the Key of E Minor 
  • Accompaniment Styles In The Key Of E Minor 
  • Dotted Quarter Notes 
  • A Dotted Quarter-Note Etude 
  • Right Hand Technique 
  • The Foggy, Foggy Dew  Performed by Arr. Mel Bay
  • A Waltz By Sor 
  • A Night In Madrid 
  • Song by Aguado 
  • Waltz In E Minor 
  • Conchita  Performed by Dionisio Aguado
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