Guitar - Beginner
Everything you need to know to start playing now!. Guitar Method or Supplement; Method/Instruction. Teach Yourself Series. Instructional. Instructional book. With guitar tablature, standard guitar notation, black & white photos, illustrations, introductory text and instructional text. 80 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.4412).
Item Number: AP.4412
ISBN 0882846752. 9x12 inches.
Learn to play guitar and open up a brand new world of musical knowledge with this exciting method from Alfred. Beginners of all ages can start their journey to a lifetime of playing either acoustic or electric guitar. Beginning with the fundamentals, you will learn about various guitar types and the sounds they create, how to care for your very own guitar, and getting acquainted with standard musical notation and tablature. You will then move right along to playing different notes, chords, scales, and songs, lesson by lesson, all while continuing to increase your knowledge of reading and understanding standard musical notation and TAB. You will learn to play in an array of musical styles, including Rock, Heavy Metal, Blues, Country, Jazz and Folk. Near the end of the book, you will be introduced to advanced tablature techniques such as bends, slides, and palm muting, which will help you color your musical creations with your own unique, rockin' style.
The book features the following helpful resources for reference during and after your lessons:
* Tablature Licks
* Dictionary of tablature techniques
* Guitar note chart
* Magic chord accompaniment guide
* Guitar fingerboard chart
Be your own teacher, and let Alfred be your resource every step of the way.
About Teach Yourself Series
Be your own teacher, and let Alfred's Teach Yourself series guide you every step of the way. Beginners of all ages can start their journey to a lifetime of musical enjoyment. Each method begins with basic fundamentals, such as hand position, holding the instrument, and getting acquainted with standard musical notation. Then move along to playing well-known songs -- all as you continue to increase your ever-growing ability to read music and understand your instrument. You will learn to play in an array of musical styles, including pop, blues, folk, and more. Alfred's Teach Yourself series opens up a brand-new world of musical knowledge and gives you everything you need to know to start playing now!