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The Christopher Parkening Guitar Method - Volume 2

Intermediate to Upper-Intermediate Level Book/Online Audio Pack

By Christopher Parkening

Intermediate to Upper-Intermediate Level Book/Online Audio Pack. By Christopher Parkening. Arranged by David Brandon and Jack Marshall. Guitar Method. Instruction, Contemporary, Classical. Softcover Audio Online. 136 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.696024).

Item Number: HL.696024

ISBN 1423434188. 8.5x11 inches. In Collaboration with Jack Marshall and David Brandon.

An outstanding source for the technique and repertoire of the classical guitar, this book continues where Vol. 1 leaves off. It teaches: all notes in the upper position; tone production; advanced techniques such as tremolo, harmonics, vibrato, pizzicato and slurs; practice tips; stylistic interpretation; and more. The first half of the book deals primarily with technique, while the second half applies techniques to repertoire pieces. As a special bonus, this book includes 32 previously unpublished Parkening edition pieces by composers including Dowland, Bach, Scarlatti, Sor, Tarregá and others, plus three guitar duets. The online audio includes 60 demonstration tracks.

About Hal Leonard Guitar Method

The world-famous Hal Leonard Guitar Method is preferred by teachers because it makes them more effective while making their job easier. Students enjoy its easy-to-follow format that gives them a solid music education while letting them play songs right away. The Hal Leonard Guitar Method provides a complete system to playing success which includes three levels of instruction and a myriad of play-along supplemental songbooks that let students play great songs while they're still learning to play.

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  • 5

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  • 2016-07-26 17:26:38.0 Excellent book to develop skills beyond beginner

    Standard notation only. No tab. Intermediate guitarist content with the CD. You'll need to be past beginner training to tackle this curriculum. Advanced counting and performance repertoire will push you to be a better musician and superior guitarist. If you're serious about music and the guitar, then this...

    book is for you. The repertoire in the back is not on the CD

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