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Belwin's 21st Century Guitar Method 1

The Most Complete Guitar Course Available

By Aaron Stang

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The Most Complete Guitar Course Available. Composed by Aaron Stang. Guitar Method or Supplement; Method/Instruction. Belwin's 21st Century Guitar Course. Book. 48 pages. Belwin Music #00-EL03842. Published by Belwin Music (AP.EL03842).

Item Number: AP.EL03842

ISBN 9780898987270. English.

This innovative guitar method contains all styles of music including rock, pop, folk and classical. Tablature is used as an aid in learning new material, and suggested accompaniment parts enable the teacher and student to play together. The unique Rock Workshop sections teach rock rhythm and lead guitar styles and are correlated to the Guitar Rock Shop books. Available with or without a play-along recording. Book 1 includes reading music in first position, all basic chords, strumming, eighth note rhythm, power chords, the blues form, basic rock rhythm, guitar techniques, and pop songs such as: Surfin' Safari * Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain * Old Time Rock and Roll.

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.

  • Holding the Guitar and Pick 
  • Tuning the Guitar 
  • Music Notation and Tablature 
  • Rhythm Notation and TimeSignatures 
  • The Notes on the First String 
  • Folk Song 
  • Flamenco Fantasy 
  • The Blues Beat 
  • The Notes on the Second String 
  • Jingles Bells 
  • Aura leee 
  • The Boogie Shuffle 
  • Tied Notes 
  • Mary Ann 
  • PowerRock 
  • Pick-Up notes 
  • When the Saints Go Marching In 
  • The Notes on the Third String 
  • The Dotted Half Note 
  • Oh, Susanna 
  • New Time Signature: 3/4 
  • Down in the Valley 
  • We Three Kings of Orient Are 
  • Repeat Signs 
  • Red River Valley 
  • Singing Strings 
  • New Note: A 
  • Danny Boy 
  • Plaiser D'Amour 
  • Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain 
  • The Notes on the Fourth String 
  • Amazing Grace 
  • The House of the Rising Sun 
  • Eighth Notes 
  • Ten Little Indians 
  • Spy to Spy 
  • Surfin' Safari 
  • The Sharp Sign (F#) 
  • Aura Lee 
  • Key Signatures 
  • Golden Slippers 
  • Simple Gifts 
  • The C, G & G7 Chords 
  • Folk-Rock Style 
  • The D & D7 Chords 
  • New River Train 
  • Rock Workshop 101: 
  • The Blues Progression 
  • Blues Changes 
  • Chuck B. Goode 
  • The Notes on the Fifth String 
  • Brahms' Lullaby 
  • Cielito Lindo 
  • The C, A Minor, & D 
  • Minor Chords 
  • The Roots of Rock 
  • Eighth Note Strumming 
  • Wrist Rock 
  • Battle of Aughrim 
  • Rock Workshop 102: 
  • Power Chords 
  • Power Study 
  • Metalurgy 
  • The Notes on the Sixth String 
  • Spanish Serenade 
  • Surf-Rock Bass 
  • Rock Workshop 103: 
  • Getting Feel 
  • Rock Steady 
  • The Full G, G7 & E Minor Chords 
  • Loch Lomond 
  • New Note: F# (on the 6th String) 
  • Rock Ballad 
  • Scarborough Fair 
  • On Cloud Nine 
  • The Rest 
  • Rest & Roll 
  • Eighth Rest Etude 
  • A Little Night Music 
  • Rock Workshop 104: 
  • The Blues Boogie Pattern 
  • The Boogie Preogression 
  • Old Time Rock and Roll 
  • Guitar Chord Chart 
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