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Play Guitar Today! - Level 2

A Complete Guide to the Basics

By Doug Downing

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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.696101).

Item Number: HL.696101

ISBN 0634004093. 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 - Movable Power Chords 
  • Lesson 2 - New Open Chords 
  • Lesson 3 - First Position Review 
  • Lesson 4 - Scales And Keys 
  • Lesson 5 - The Blues 
  • Lesson 6 - The Fifth Position 
  • Lesson 7 - Barre Chords 
  • Lesson 8 - Slides, Hammer-Ons, Pull-Offs, And Bends 
  • Lesson 9 - Odds 'n' Ends 
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