Acoustic Guitar Playing: Initial Stage

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Registry Publications, Limited, Dec 1, 2007 - Music - 20 pages
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Book & CD. This book is the first volume in a series that forms an expertly structured and comprehensive method of studying acoustic guitar; it has been compiled by the Registry Of Guitar Tutors -- the world's leading authority on guitar education. The book is very user-friendly as it is written in easy-to-read TAB, as well as traditional notation, and it comes with a free 10-track CD so you can 'listen and learn'. This book covers all the material needed for the RGT Initial Stage examination in acoustic guitar playing, enabling you to study for an internationally recognised qualification. However, even if you do not intend to take an exam, this book will help you achieve your full potential as a guitarist by developing all aspects of your playing in a structured way. This volume includes basic chords, scales, strumming patterns, and simple but attractive well-known melodies -- making it ideal for both children and adult beginners. The book is cleverly designed so that it can be used by both fingerstyle and plectrum players.

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Tony Skinner has vast knowledge and expertise in most styles of guitar playing, with over 30 years professional guitar playing and teaching experience. Tony is Director of the Registry of Guitar Tutors and Principal Guitar Examiner for London College of Music Exams and has compiled ground-breaking examination syllabuses for electric, acoustic, bass and classical guitar, as well as popular music theory, rock/pop band and popular music vocals. Tony has written over 100 guitar education books and has edited numerous others. Tony has written over 250 teaching columns for Total Guitar (Europes best selling guitar magazine) and regularly writes for other music publications. Tony has made appearances on the BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Scottish Television demonstrating how to play guitar, and has been described in several publications as one of the worlds leading guitar educators.

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