Teach Yourself to Play Guitar
Learn to play guitar and open up a brand new world of musical knowledge with this exciting method from Alfred. Beginners of all ages can start their journey to a lifetime of playing either acoustic or electric guitar. Beginning with the fundamentals, you will learn about various guitar types and the sounds they create, how to care for your very own guitar, and getting acquainted with standard musical notation and tablature. You will then move right along to playing different notes, chords, scales, and songs, lesson by lesson, all while continuing to increase your knowledge of reading and understanding standard musical notation and TAB. You will learn to play in an array of musical styles, including Rock, Heavy Metal, Blues, Country, Jazz and Folk. Near the end of the book, you will be introduced to advanced tablature techniques such as bends, slides, and palm muting, which will help you color your musical creations with your own unique, rockin' style.
The book features the following helpful resources for reference during and after your lessons:
* Tablature licks
* Dictionary of tablature techniques
* Guitar note chart
* Magic chord accompaniment guide
* Guitar fingerboard chart
The accompanying CD provides a helpful reference for play-along and practice.
Be your own teacher, and let Alfred be your resource every step of the way.
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NOTES ON THE FIRST STRING E
NOTES ON THE THIRD STRING G
THE THREESTRING G7 CHORD
G AND G7
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Alfred's Teach Yourself to Play Guitar: Everything You Need to Know to Start ...
Morty Manus,Ron Manus
No preview available - 1995
1/2 or Full 1st fret 1st string 2nd fret 2nd string 3rd fret 3rd string 4th string Allegro BAR LINE Bend & Release bend the string chord Bass CHROMATIC SCALE Classical Guitar Count Daisy Bell eighth notes fc fc Flat Top Guitar fret finger fret wire G major G7 chords gle bells H H H Half Notes half steps Hammer-on higher note Hold iE iE jazz key signature Learn the solo MAJOR SCALE measure Moderato nnnn numbers OPEN STRING Palm Mute pattern Pick Bend pitch playing chord accompaniments Press 5th fret r r r r Rock Track sharp or flat Slide Solid body electrics song Step Step Step Step Whole Step string to sound TABLATURE Teach Yourself recording Three-String Whole Note Whole Step Whole