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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 and accompaniment CD. Guitar tablature. 96 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.862639).

ISBN 0634054341. 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, popular songs in a variety of styles, and quality demonstration and backing tracks on the accompanying CD, 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; music history; ensemble playing; performance spotlights; 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 
  • 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 
  • The Drunken Sailor 
  • This Train 
  • Give My Regards to Broadway 
  • Duke Of Earl 
  • Dust In The Wind 
  • Eleanor Rigby 
  • Every Breath You Take 
  • Good Mornin' Blues 
  • Hey Jude 
  • Hound Dog 
  • I Gave My Love A Cherry (The Riddle Song) 
  • Let It Be 
  • Move It On Over 
  • The Rainbow Connection 
  • Ramblin' Round 
  • Rock Around The Clock 
  • Surfin' U.S.A. 
  • Sweet Home Chicago 
  • Teach Your Children 
  • This Land Is Your Land 
  • Time is on My Side 
  • Will The Circle Be Unbroken 
  • Yellow Submarine 
  • Midnight Special 
  • You Really Got Me 
  • Snake Charmer 
  • Scarborough Fair 
  • Ode to Joy 
  • He's Got The Whole World In His Hands 
  • Corrina 
  • Frere Jacques (Are You Sleeping?) 
  • Joshua (Fit The Battle Of Jericho) 
  • Pay Me My Money Down 
  • Shenandoah 
  • Sinner Man 
  • Tell Ol' Bill 
  • Rockin' Robin 
  • Marianne 
  • Jambalaya (On the Bayou) 
  • Your Cheatin' Heart 
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  • 5

    Location:
    Illinois
    Difficulty Level:
    Beginner
  • January 19, 2008 great teaching book

    My 12 year old son has taught himself to play the basics -- wish they had a book 2

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