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Mastering the Guitar 1B

A Comprehensive Method for Today's Guitarist!

By William Bay and Mike Christiansen

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Mastering the Guitar 1B (A Comprehensive Method for Today's Guitarist!). Composed by William Bay and Mike Christiansen. For Guitar (All). Wire bound, Methods. Mastering Guitar. All Styles. Beginning-Intermediate. Book. 144 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.96621).

ISBN 9780786628018. All Styles. 9 x 11.75 inches.

Mastering the Guitar is an innovative, exciting way to learn the guitar. Co-authored by William Bay and Mike Christiansen, this extremely comprehensive method applies the array of musical styles and techniques found in today's music. Written in notation and tablature, it covers a vast array of guitar solo and accompaniment styles. A special feature of this method is that it teaches both flatpicking and fingerstyle solo and accompaniment techniques. We feel that Mastering the Guitar is the most comprehensive approach to guitar technique repertoire and performance to be found anywhere. Volume 1B: Teaches keys of D, A, E, F, D minor, and B flat; Contains over 130 solos and duets; Contains over 40 comprehensive scale and picking studies; Includes numerous chord progression studies and chord accompaniment pieces.

  • Brunswick Dance 
  • Carolan's Draught  Performed by Turlough O'carolan
  • Devil's Dream 
  • Durin's Bane 
  • East Coast Groove 
  • Jamaican Folksong 
  • Manhattan Nocturne 
  • Sea Breeze 
  • Benny's Flat 
  • Dance  Performed by John Dowland
  • Island Fever 
  • Largo  Performed by Antonio Vivaldi
  • Prelude  Performed by Matteo Carcassi
  • Song  Performed by Matteo Carcassi
  • Song For Marcel 
  • Birch Canyon Blues 
  • Blackberry Blossom 
  • Corey's Blues  
  • Drowsy Maggie 
  • Etude  Performed by Ferdinando Carulli
  • Funk Drive 
  • Gavotte In D  Performed by George Frideric Handel
  • Jezzy's Rag 
  • Malaga 
  • Seven Long Years 
  • Take One 
  • Thinking Of Kathy  Performed by Claude Debussy
  • Grand Slam 
  • Hard Times Come Again No More  Performed by Stephen Foster
  • Ode For Guitar 
  • Shenandoah 
  • What Shall We Do With The Drunken Sailor?  Performed by Claude Debussy
  • Will The Circle Be Unbroken?  Performed by Claude Debussy
  • Blues in A 
  • Haul Away, Joe 
  • It Don't Matter To Me 
  • Mere Point  
  • Recuerdo De Escorial 
  • Simple Gifts 
  • Texas Tea 
  • The Lonesome Dove  Performed by Claude Debussy
  • Canon In D  Performed by Johann Pachelbel
  • Dixie Breakdown  
  • Estudio  Performed by Anton Diabelli
  • Gateway Blues 
  • Goin' to See My Baby 
  • Just A Closer Walk 
  • Penses 
  • Prayer 
  • Sheebeg and Sheemor   Performed by Turlough O'carolan
  • The Downfall Of Paris 
  • The Keel Row  Performed by Claude Debussy
  • The Rights Of Man  Performed by Claude Debussy
  • The Shearing's Not For You   Performed by Claude Debussy
  • When Johnny Comes Home  Performed by Claude Debussy
  • You and Me  Performed by Claude Debussy
  • Battle Cry of Freedom 
  • Been There- Done That 
  • Black Dog Blues 
  • Fandango 
  • Prairie Sunset  
  • The Lily Of The Valley  Performed by Claude Debussy
  • Cajun Cooker 
  • Dance From The Spanish Renaissance  Performed by Gaspar Sanz
  • Lorena 
  • The Unclouded Day  Performed by Claude Debussy
  • Ain't No Cure 
  • Amazing Grace 
  • Angels We Have Heard On High 
  • Ding Dong Merrily On High 
  • East Wind 
  • Eighth Of January 
  • Jonah's Wake 
  • Loch Lomond 
  • Tango For Edgar 
  • The Burning Of The Piper's Hut 
  • The Girl With The Flaxen Hair  Performed by Claude Debussy
  • Walkin' Bass  Performed by Claude Debussy
  • Welcome, Welcome Ev'ry Guest  Performed by Claude Debussy
  • Wilson's Hornpipe   Performed by Claude Debussy
  • Worried Man Blues  Performed by Claude Debussy
  • Cuckoo's Nest 
  • Irish Hymn 
  • Star In The Night 
  • Bluegrass Break 
  • Blues For Eric 
  • East Tennessee Blues 
  • I-44 
  • Ii Est Ne' 
  • La Paloma  Performed by Sebastian Yradier
  • Poem 
  • Swamp Blues 
  • The Water Is Wide  Performed by Claude Debussy
  • West Side Bues  Performed by Claude Debussy
  • Young McGoldrick   Performed by Claude Debussy
  • Cumberland Trail 
  • Espanoleta  Performed by Gaspar Sanz
  • Etude In F 
  • Red Haired Boy 
  • Scarborough Fair 
  • Wake Up Susan   Performed by Claude Debussy
  • Wellsville Ridge  Performed by Claude Debussy
  • Andante 
  • Ballo Francese  Performed by Don Giorgio Manierio
  • Brush Creek  
  • Dusty's Blues 
  • English Cradle Song 
  • Goin' Home 
  • Gymnopedie  Performed by Erik Satie
  • Idlin' On By 
  • Kemp's Jig 
  • Lonesome Road 
  • Paper Of Pins 
  • Petronella 
  • Reggae Jam 
  • Volte  Performed by Claude Debussy
  • Blue Monday 
  • Collin's Quest  
  • Darling Nellie Gray  Performed by Stephen Foster
  • Reel De Lapin  
  • Sea Of Glass 
  • The Galway Shawl 
  • The Holly and the Ivy  Performed by Claude Debussy
  • This Train  Performed by Claude Debussy
  • Billy In The Low Ground 
  • Celtic Twilight 
  • Mckenna's Cove 
  • Plectrum Etude 
  • Polovtsian Dance  Performed by Alexander Borodin
  • Satan's Last Stand 
  • Acoustic Dream 
  • English Carol 
  • Harpswell 
  • I Feel Like Travelin' On 
  • I Saw Three Ships 
  • Lady's Fancy  
  • Long Neck Grove 
  • Long Time Gone 
  • Reverie 
  • Silverheel's Shuffle  
  • Waly, Waly  Performed by Claude Debussy

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