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Mastering the Guitar - Technique Studies

By William Bay and Mike Christiansen

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Guitar (All) - Beginning-Intermediate
Composed by William Bay and Mike Christiansen. Spiral, Technic. Mastering Guitar. All Styles. Book. 152 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.96622).

Item Number: MB.96622
ISBN 9780786628179. All Styles. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.

William Bay and Mike Christiansen have collaborated to produce an outstanding comprehensive guitar method addressing all styles of both flatpicking and fingerstyle technique. Guitar teachers, take note: Mastering the Guitar series is the ideal method for the beginning student who has yet formed a stylistic preference, or for the intermediate player limited to one particular style who wishes to expand his horizons and improve his technique. An impressive double CD set with more than 80 tracks per CD is offered for both books 1A (96620;96620CD) and 1B (96621;96621CD). Each written example in the books is carefully cross-referenced to its corresponding audio sample on the CD by means of a disk and track number printed above each piece. The student is encouraged to learn to read standard notation and tablature as both systems are used throughout this 3-volume series.

The Technique Studies book provides supplementary, more challenging pieces including chord studies in various keys as well as a few pieces in dropped-D tuning. Together, these three books comprise a powerful learning tool for Mastering the Guitar in a contemporary idiom.

  • Card Tricks  Performed by Mike Christiansen
  • First Snow  Performed by Mike Christiansen
  • Golden Fields  Performed by Mike Christiansen
  • Moderato  Performed by Ferdinando Carulli
  • Minuet in D  Performed by Robert De Visee
  • Long Time  Performed by Mike Christiansen
  • Recovery  Performed by Mike Christiansen
  • Andantino  Performed by Mauro Giuliani
  • Emily's Waltz  Performed by Mike Christiansen
  • Andante  Performed by Ferdinando Carulli
  • Picasso  Performed by Mike Christiansen
  • Returning Home  Performed by Mike Christiansen
  • Breaking Away   Performed by Mike Christiansen
  • Just in Time   Performed by Mike Christiansen
  • The Mysterious Canyon  Performed by Mike Christiansen
  • Mirage  Performed by Mike Christiansen
  • Secrets  Performed by Mike Christiansen
  • Benny's Flat  Performed by William Bay
  • Bourree  Performed by Robert De Visee
  • El Castillo  Performed by Mike Christiansen
  • On The Run  Performed by Mike Christiansen
  • Oscar's Shuffle  Performed by Mike Christiansen
  • Sneakin' Around  Performed by Mike Christiansen
  • Walking Guitar  Performed by William Bay
  • Awakening  Performed by Mike Christiansen
  • Song For Kathy  Performed by Mike Christiansen
  • Reflections Of New Hampshire  Performed by Mike Christiansen
  • Waltz  Performed by Ferdinando Carulli
  • Allegretto  Performed by Fernando Sor
  • Prelude In B Flat  Performed by Francesco Molino
  • Gentle Kiss  Performed by Mike Christiansen

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