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21st Century Guitar Rock Shop 1

The Most Complete Guitar Course Available

By Aaron Stang

Guitar - Beginner
The Most Complete Guitar Course Available. Guitar Method or Supplement; Method/Instruction. The 21st Century Guitar Method. Instructional, Method, Play Along and Rock. Instructional book and accompaniment CD. With standard guitar notation, guitar tablature, guitar chord diagrams and instructional text. 64 pages. Alfred Music #00-EL03851CD. Published by Alfred Music (AP.EL03851CD).

Item Number: AP.EL03851CD

ISBN 9780898987317. 9x12 inches. English.

A complete, stand-alone method for rock guitar which builds musicianship and encourages creativity. It has the same attributes as the core method, and the two correlate. Covers rock and blues riffs, power chords, lead scales, and classic rhythm and lead guitar patterns as played by the greats. In standard notation and tablature. With a play-along recording. Book 1 includes power chords, eighth note rhythms, the blues form, minor pentatonic scales, rhythm riffs, music theory, boogie patterns, and lead guitar riffs and techniques. Includes riffs in the style of Led Zeppelin, ZZ Top[R], The Rolling Stones and Eric Clapton.

About 21st Century Guitar Course

This hugely popular basic guitar method series includes numerous supplements (theory workbook, ensembles, song books and a supplemental rock method). The available CD includes full instruction plus full demonstration and play-along tracks. Level 1 lays a foundation with note reading and chords and includes teacher duet parts to encourage the student and teacher to perform together. TAB is used to make learning chords, accompaniments, riffs and other stylistic guitar parts easy and fun, standard music notation is used for melodic playing. Level two goes deeper into common guitar genres such and rock and blues and also introduces applied music theory, chord and scale construction and fretboard understanding. Recommended for 8 years old and up.

  • Guitar Basics 
  • Tuning the Guitar 
  • Music Notation and Tablature 
  • Rhythm Notation and Time Signatures 
  • The E5 Power Chord 
  • The A5 Power Chord 
  • The D5 Power Chord 
  • The Three Basic Chord Forms 
  • The Blues Progression 
  • The Eighth Note Rhythm 
  • Three Note Power Chords 
  • Single Note Studies 
  • Rhythm Riffs and Patterns 
  • The Major Scale 
  • The "E" Boogie 
  • The "A" Boogie 
  • The "D" Boogie 
  • The Boogie Progression 
  • The Boogie Pattern: Variation 1 
  • The Boogie Pattern: Variation 2 
  • The Boogie Pattern: Variation 3 
  • The Boogie Pattern: Variation 4 
  • The Boogie Pattern: Variation 5 
  • Lead Riffs and Patterns 
  • Ratings + Reviews

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  • December 31, 2007 GREAT BOOK

    This is a great book to begin explaining how chords and power chords and rhythm is used in music. Written very well and the backup tracks are very good!

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