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Mastering the Guitar Class Method 9th Grade & Higher

By William Bay and Mike Christiansen

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Guitar (All) - Beginning
Composed by William Bay and Mike Christiansen. Wire bound, Methods. Mastering Guitar. All Styles. Book. 136 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.99553).

Item Number: MB.99553
ISBN 9780786659692. All Styles. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.

In this class guitar method, traditional fundamentals of playing guitar are presented using an innovative approach. Students are shown chords and accompaniment techniques as well as how to read music and play solo guitar. The carefully graded repertoire in this book is stylistically diverse and includes music from many cultures. A section is devoted to teaching students how to improvise over blues chord progressions and write original blues lyrics. A special feature of this class method is the inclusion of music written for guitar ensemble (2-5 guitars). Musical examples are provided with blend of standard notation and tab. Musical examples do not employ standard notation and tab at the same time. An accompanying CD and Teachers' Supplement are available.

  • Anitra's Dance Theme  Performed by Edvard Grieg
  • Blow, Ye Winds 
  • Greensleeves 
  • Outsiders' Blues 
  • Pachelbel's Canon  Performed by Mike Christiansen
  • Swamp Buggy 
  • The Cuckoo 
  • Comin' Through The Rye 
  • Freight Train 
  • French Carol 
  • My Side of the Mountain 
  • Oh, Sinner Man 
  • Renaissance Dance 
  • Shabat Shalom (Song For The Sabbath) 
  • Ain't Gonna Rain No More 
  • Land of the Silver Birch 
  • Peace Like A River 
  • Scarborough Fair 
  • Terk In America  Performed by Klezmer
  • This Little Light of Mine 
  • Acres Of Bluegrass 
  • Baby Don't Love Me  Performed by Mike Christiansen
  • Johnny Has Gone For a Soldier 
  • Na Pali Coast 
  • Number The Stars 
  • Scotland's Burning 
  • Smithfield Boogie   Performed by Mike Christiansen
  • Star of the County Down 
  • Cripple Creek 
  • Malaga 
  • O Come, O Come Emmanuel 
  • Russian Folk Song 
  • Spanish Nights 
  • The Picking School 
  • Barbara Allen 
  • Call Of The Wild 
  • Far From Home 
  • Las Mananitas/ Morning Greetings 
  • Molly Malone 
  • Morpheus  Performed by William Billings
  • Silent Night  Performed by Franz Xaver Gruber
  • The Railroad Corral  Performed by Joseph Mills Hansen
  • 16 G's 
  • Amazing Grace 
  • Bridge To Terabithia 
  • La Cucaracha 
  • Midnight Special 
  • Pay Me My Money Down 
  • Rock-A-My Soul 
  • This Train 
  • A Wrinkle in Time 
  • Across Five Aprils 
  • Duet  Performed by Johann Andre
  • Four-Strings Blues 
  • Harvest Round 
  • My Bonnie Lies Over The Ocean 
  • Sakura 
  • Simple Gifts 
  • The Sally Gardens  Performed by William Bay
  • Jesu, Joy Of Man's Desiring 
  • Member Of The Wedding 
  • Row, Row, Row Your Boat 
  • Charlotte's Web 
  • Cumberland Ridge  
  • Down Shift 
  • I Ride An Old Paint 
  • Running the Strings 
  • The Hobbit 
  • America  Performed by Henry Carey
  • And Then There Were None 
  • Blow Away The Morning Dew 
  • Marianne 
  • Nine Pound Hammer 
  • Si Cantemo 
  • Sourwood Mountain 
  • The Cay 
  • Benny's Flat  Performed by William Bay
  • Brother John 
  • Come with me my Giselle  Performed by Adam De La Halle,Adam De La Halle
  • Drivin' D 
  • House Of The Rising Sun 
  • Hungarian Dance #4 
  • Shadow of the Bull 
  • A Separate Peace 
  • Morning Song 
  • My Home Across The Smoky Mountains 
  • Sweet Sunny South 
  • The Cruel War 
  • Watership Down  Performed by William Bay
  • Call The Ewes 
  • Parson's Farewell  Performed by John Playford
  • Walking The Guitar  Performed by William Bay
  • Will The Circle Be Unbroken?  Performed by William Bay
  • Classic Rock Boogie 
  • Good Mornin' Blues 
  • Maniac Magee 
  • Old Man And The Sea 
  • America The Beautiful  Performed by Katherine Lee Bates
  • Chanson 
  • Early American Hymn 
  • Railroad Bill 
  • Where the Red Fern Grows  Performed by William Bay

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    San Antonio, Tx
  • July 13, 2005 Great

    I have learned a ton from this book, it makes learning on your own easy.

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  • September 27, 2004 ITS HORRIBLE

    Useless in a guitar class. Uses 100 year old teaching methods.

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