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Complete Rock Guitar Method (Beginning Rock Guitar). Composed by Paul Howard. For Guitar. Guitar Method or Supplement; Method/Instruction. Complete Method. Rock. Beginner. Book. 96 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.14090).
ISBN 0739008978. Rock.
Perfect for beginning guitarists as well as players who want to enhance their knowledge, this volume covers basic rock theory, essential left-hand techniques, power chords, rhythm guitar, and how to improvise with the pentatonic scale. Includes licks in the styles of rock greats like Chuck Berry, Van Halen, Led Zeppelin and others. The most thorough book for beginning rock students! All music is shown in standard notation and TAB, and the CD demonstrates each example in the book. 96 pages.
- About the Author
- CHAPTER 1 -- GETTING STARTED
- The Guitar Fingerboard
- Music Notation
- Reading TAB, Scale, and Chord Diagrams
- Roman Numerals
- Some Terms and Signs
- Basic Technique
- CHAPTER 2 -- ROCK THEORY
- The Major Scale
- Key Signatures
- Cycle of 5ths
- Numbering (Spelling)
- CHAPTER 3 -- POWER CHORDS
- Power Chord Examples
- Pedal Tones and Palm Muting
- Power Chord Riffs
- CHAPTER 4 -- THE MINOR PENTATONIC SCALE
- The Minor Pentatonic Formula
- Using the Minor Pentatonic Scale
- Minor Pentatonic Scale Fingering #1
- Practicing the Minor Pentatonic Scale
- CHAPTER 5 -- LEFT HAND TECHNIQUES
- Hammer-Ons and Pull-Offs
- CHAPTER 6 -- CHORDS AND RHYTHM GUITAR
- Basic Diatonic Harmony
- Other Commonly Used Chords
- Summary of the Basic Chord Group
- Basic Chord Forms
- Rhythm Guitar
- Left-Hand Damping
- Slash Chords
- Movable Chords
- Principal Chords (I, IV, and V) on the Fingerboard
- Rhythm & Blues Patterns
- CHAPTER 7 -- MORE MINOR PENTATONICS
- Minor Pentatonic Scale Fingering #2
- Minor Pentatonic Scale Fingering #3
- Minor Pentatonic Scale Fingering #4
- Minor Pentatonic Scale Fingering #5
- Minor Pentatonic Connections
- The Entire Minor Pentatonic System
- CHAPTER 8 -- THE BLUES
- The 12-Bar Blues
- Open String Shuffle and Rhythm Riffs
- Blues Scales
- The Entire Blues Scale System
- CHAPTER 9 -- THE MAJOR PENTATONIC SCALE
- Relative Pentatonic Scales
- The Five Major Pentatonic Fingerings
- Sliding E Major Pentatonic
- Major Pentatonic Connections
- Major Pentatonic Licks
- The Entire Major Pentatonic System
- CHAPTER 10 -- DROP D TUNING
- APPENDIX A---Suggested Songs for Practice
- APPENDIX B---Guitarists to Hear
Complete Rock Guitar Method
Beginning Rock Guitar
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Complete Rock Guitar Method
Beginning Rock Guitar
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Genre: Rock Sheet Music
Format: Collection / Songbook