Guitar (1) - Beginning
Composed by Corey Christiansen. Saddle-stitched. First Lessons. Book and online audio/video. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.99919M).
Item Number: MB.99919M
ISBN 9780786690749. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.
This beginning guitar method is unique in that it teaches the basics of playing guitar while focusing on the style of folk guitar. Designed to teach students the fundamentals of playing chords and melody on guitar, First Lesson Folk Guitar also provides lessons on correct posture, caring for the guitar, proper right and left-hand technique, and tuning the guitar to its self, a pitch pipe or a piano. Subjects covered include strumming chords, accompaniment patterns, fingerstyle basics, reading standard notation, reading tab, and alternating bass strum patterns. Time tested folk standards with lyrics are included to teach playing fundamentals. Accompanying CD provides students a professional recording of tunes and exercises.