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Play Guitar Today! - Level 1

A Complete Guide to the Basics

By Jeff Schroedl

A Complete Guide to the Basics. Play Today Instructional Series. Learn To Play and Play Along. Instructional book (softcover) and accompaniment CD. With guitar tablature, standard notation, chord names, guitar chord diagrams, instructional text, instructional photos and introductory text. 48 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.696100).

Item Number: HL.696100

ISBN 0634004107. 9x12 inches.

This method can be used by students who want to teach themselves, or by teachers for private or group instruction. It is a complete guide to the basics, designed to offer quality instruction, terrific songs, and a professional-quality CD with 99 full-demo tracks. Students can learn at their own pace and open the door to the world of guitar music! This method covers: songs, chords and riffs; picking and strumming; playing tips and techniques; standard notation and tablature; and over 80 great songs and examples!

  • Lesson 1 - The Basics 
  • Lesson 2 - The First String: E 
  • Lesson 3 - The Second String: B 
  • Lesson 4 - The Third String: G 
  • Lesson 5 - The Fourth String: D 
  • Lesson 6 - The Fifth String: A 
  • Lesson 7 - The Sixth String: E 
  • Lesson 8 - More Notes: Bb and Eb 
  • Lesson 9 - Major Chords 
  • Lesson 10 - Minor Chords 
  • Lesson 11 - One More Note: A 
  • Lesson 12 - Power Chords 
  • Review 

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  • 5

    Kent, WA
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  • April 01, 2008 Awesome

    It's like so totally awesome! Ithought that it rocks! LOL!

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  • 5

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  • August 27, 2006 It works!

    After my 2nd day of playing the guitar, I'm already able to play songs! This book is great for beginners and really does work!

    38 of 78 people found this review helpful.
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