Alfred's Teach Yourself to Play Guitar: Everything You Need to Know to Start Playing Now!, Handy Guide

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Alfred Music Publishing, Nov 1, 1995 - Music - 160 pages
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Learn to play guitar and open up a brand new world of musical knowledge with this exciting method from Alfred Music. 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, Blues, Country, Jazz and Folk.

The handy guide features the following helpful resources for reference during and after your lessons:
* Photos & chord diagrams throughout the guide
* Tablature licks
* Dictionary of tablature techniques
* Guitar note chart
* Guitar fingerboard chart

The accompanying CD provides help for tuning your guitar and contains recorded examples of the lessons and song accompaniments.
Be your own teacher, and let Alfred Music be your resource every step of the way.
 

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CONTENTS
5
NOTES ON THE FIRST STRING E
17
NOTES ON THE SECOND STRING В 23
23
NOTES ON THE THIRD STRING G 34
34
Introducing Chords
40
Introducing the Quarter Rest 46
46
THE THREESTRING G CHORD 56 I
56
NOTES ON THE FOURTH STRING D 60 I
62
INTRODUCING HIGH A
77
I
103
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