(Guitar Method). The Hal Leonard Classical Guitar Method is designed for anyone just learning to play classical guitar. This comprehensive and easy-to-use beginner's guide by renowned classical guitarist and teacher Paul Henry uses the music of the master composers to teach you the basics of the classical style and technique. The accompanying audio features all the pieces in the book for demonstration and play along. Includes pieces by Beethoven, Bach, Mozart, Schumann, Giuliani, Carcassi, Bathioli, Aguado, Tarrega, Purcell, and more. Includes all the basics plus info on PIMA technique, two- and three-part music, time signatures, key signatures, articulation, free stroke, rest stroke, composers, and much more. Does NOT include tablature. Audio is accessed online using the unique code inside each book and can be downloaded or streamed. The audio also includes PLAYBACK+ features such as tempo adjustment, looping, and other features to assist with practice.
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5th fret a m i a m i a m i accented Arpeggio bar line beats per measure beginning Book/CD Pack chords chromatic scale classical guitar clef compose COUNT descending slurs eighth notes electronic tuner equals one beat f f f Ferdinando Carulli fingertip G TRACK half step whole hammer-ons Henry Purcell i m a i m a i m a imam learn to play left-hand finger legato low E string Ludwig van Beethoven m i m i m i m m m m major scale Matteo Carcassi melody nails open strings piece pitch play the strings PRACTICE TIP Prelude quarter note r r r relaxed repeated rhythm right hand sitting position sixteenth notes staff step half step step whole step Stroke Follow-Through Stroke Setup strum technique three beats Thumb Free Stroke Thumb Rest Stroke whole step half whole step whole X X X X X