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Essential Elements for Guitar, Book 1 (Comprehensive Guitar Method)

Essential Elements for Guitar, Book 1 (Comprehensive Guitar Method) for Guitar. Essential Elements Guitar. Method book. Guitar tablature. 96 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.1173).

ISBN 142345362X. With guitar tablature. 9x12 inches.

Take your guitar teaching to a new level! Hal Leonard's top-selling comprehensive method for band and strings is now also available for guitar. With the time-tested classroom teaching methods of Will Schmid and Bob Morris and popular songs in a variety of styles, Essential Elements for Guitar is sure to become a staple of guitar teachers' instruction – and get beginning guitar students off to a great start.

This method has been designed to meet the National Standards for Music Education, with features such as cross-curricular activities, quizzes, multicultural songs, basic improvisation and more. Concepts covered in Book 1 include: getting started; basic music theory; guitar chords; notes on each string; ensemble playing; and much more!

Songs used in Book 1 include such hits as: Dust in the Wind • Eleanor Rigby • Every Breath You Take • Hey Jude • Hound Dog • Let It Be • Ode to Joy • Rock Around the Clock • Stand By Me • Surfin' USA • Sweet Home Chicago • This Land Is Your Land • You Really Got Me • and more!

  • Low Rider 
  • Rondeau 
  • Can you feel the love tonight 
  • Jingle Bells  
  • Wayfaring Stranger 
  • Greensleeves 
  • De Colores 
  • Simple Gifts 
  • All My Loving 
  • Worried Man Blues 
  • Water Come A Me Eye 
  • Minuet In G 
  • C.C. Rider 
  • Danny Boy 
  • Stand By Me 
  • Amazing Grace 
  • American Pie 
  • The Star Spangled Banner 
  • Ode to Joy 
  • When The Saints Go Marching In 
  • Au Clair de la Lune 
  • Aura Lee 
  • Yankee Doodle 
  • The Red River Valley 
  • For He's a Jolly Good Fellow 
  • Snake Charmer 
  • Rockin' Robin 
  • The Drunken Sailor 
  • This Train 
  • Scarborough Fair 
  • Joshua (Fit The Battle Of Jericho) 
  • Marianne 
  • Midnight Special 
  • Shenandoah 
  • Your Cheatin' Heart 
  • He's Got The Whole World In His Hands 
  • Corrina 
  • Give My Regards to Broadway 
  • Duke Of Earl 
  • Dust In The Wind 
  • I Gave My Love A Cherry (The Riddle Song) 
  • Will The Circle Be Unbroken 
  • Eleanor Rigby 
  • Every Breath You Take 
  • Frere Jacques (Are You Sleeping?) 
  • Good Mornin' Blues 
  • Hey Jude 
  • Hound Dog 
  • Jambalaya (On the Bayou) 
  • Let It Be 
  • Move It On Over 
  • Pay Me My Money Down 
  • The Rainbow Connection 
  • Ramblin' Round 
  • Rock Around The Clock 
  • Sinner Man 
  • Surfin' U.S.A. 
  • Sweet Home Chicago 
  • Teach Your Children 
  • Tell Ol' Bill 
  • This Land Is Your Land 
  • Time is on My Side 
  • Yellow Submarine 
  • You Really Got Me 

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  • 5

    Location:
    Colorado
    Difficulty Level:
    Beginner
  • April 01, 2009 Best I've found

    As a teacher this is the best book I've found for teaching beginners. Because students can pretty much start out and learn a song, it gives them a sense of accomplishment. So it is more fun than Hal Leonards first series from which this book is built. I have...

    switched all my book one students over to this book.

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