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Fingerstyle Guitar From Scratch by Bruce Emery. For Guitar. Arpeggios and Travis-Style patterns to accompany the voice.. Beginning. Coil-bound book. 145 pages. Published by Skeptical Guitarist Publications (SG.SGP-003).
The fundamentals of fingerpicking. Basic arpeggios, picking hand technique and coordinating with the fretting hand. Alternating bass and lots of examples.
- Part One: FINGERSTYLE BASICS
- The Picking Hand
- Picking Philosophies
- The Overlapping Tier System
- The Fretting Hand
- Bass/Tier Combinations
- Practice with Arpeggio #1
- The Continuity Principle
- The Indiana Jones Principle
- More Examples
- Worst-Case Continuity Scenario
- The Challenge
- Other Meters: 3/4 Time
- Other Meters 6/8 Time
- Back to 4/4 Time: "Estudio"
- Meet the Twins
- Other Simple Arpeggios
- Arpeggios with Longer Sequences
- 20 Arpeggios: A Retrospective
- Mixing Quarter and Eighth Notes
- Meet the Threesome
- More Samples from the Field
- Game Show: "Scarborough Fair"
- Bossa Nova: "Girl From Ipanema"
- Part Two: TRAVIS-STYLE BASICS
- Travis #1: Inside-Out Mechanics
- Practice: "City of New Orleans"
- Travis #2: "Landslide"
- Travis #3: Outside-In
- Variations: Travis #4 and #5
- Picking Pattern Potpourri
- Triple Alternating Bass
- Walking Bassline
- Travis #6: The Pinch Pattern
- "Dust in the Wind"
- Pinch Variations
- Adding the Ring Finger
- Drop D and the Ring Finger
- More Variations
- 20 Travis Patterns: A Retrospective
- "Leader of the Band"
- "Garden Party"
- "Helplessly Hoping"
- Travis-Style Departures
- "The Dance"
- The Next Level: Melodic Lines
- Final Exam
- Our 20 Arpeggios at a Glance
- Our 20 Travis Patterns at a Glance
Fingerstyle Guitar From Scratch
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