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George Van Eps Harmonic Mechanisms Guitar, Volume 1

By George Van Eps

Guitar (all) - Multiple Levels
Composed by George Van Eps. Perfect binding, Theory & Harmony. All Styles. Book. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.93667).

Item Number: MB.93667

ISBN 9780871669063. 9 x 11.75 inches.

The most in-depth, revolutionary presentation of the harmonic framework of music is applied to the guitar fingerboard ever presented. Leads to total mastery of harmonic and technical aspects of the guitar. The material in this landmark series of 3 massive volumes address virtually every aspect of playing jazz guitar representing the fruits of years of the author's investigation of harmony and fingerboard mobility. This series of books leads to total mastery of the harmonic and technical aspects of the guitar. In notation only.

  • General Remarks 
  • The Mighty Triads 
  • Reductions 
  • Sixths with Upper Line Motion 
  • The Visual Fingerboard 
  • Chromatic Triads 
  • Super and Sub Series 
  • Chromatics - Triads 
  • Chromatics - Triads - Major & Series 
  • Blockouts 
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

    david meletiche
    new york city
  • 2007-06-20 00:00:00.0 not for the egomaniacal or faint of heart or inse

    If you play lines and chords and want them to come closer together this is the book for you. The first 50 or so pages are technical explanations of hat the author is trying to get at but once he gets there whoah. If you are interested in playing solo...

    guitar or chord melody this book is terrific for getting the rudiments of multiple voice playing on the guitar, the stuff is immediatelly applicable and I noticed a growth in my playing immediately.

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  • 5

    Dig Woods
    Adelaide Australia
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  • 2005-12-29 00:00:00.0 seeing the forest

    This work is a bounty for anyone determined to unlock their potential on the guitar. Straight forward unbending in its exactness. If you love the guitar and are willing to work to mastery in your field then this book may aid you in your endeavour.

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