Guitar for the Absolute Beginner, Book Two

by Susan Mazer
$12.99
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Book with online audio. In the follow-up to book one, this book introduces some more challenging chords and strums. The basic principles of blues and rock improvisation, classic fingerstyle patterns and melody playing are all covered. Note/tab. 35 pp.   More Details...
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Contents:

  • About the Author
  • Review: Reading Standard Music Notation and TAB
  • Standard Music Notation: Pitch
  • Standard Music Notation: Note and Rest Values
  • Time Signatures
  • Tablature (TAB)
  • Repeats
  • Pickup Notes and Incomplete Measures
  • Review: Technique
  • Left Hand
  • Right Hand
  • Review: Chords
  • Review Worksheet
  • Two New Chords: F and Bmin
  • Changes
  • Three New Bluesy Chords: A7, B7 and E7
  • True Blue
  • Review: The Notes on 1st, 2nd and 3rd Strings
  • Double Stops and Some New Signs
  • Beethoven's 9th
  • Review: The Notes on 4th, 5th and 6th Strings
  • Review: Accidentals
  • Bach's Minuet in G
  • Bill Bailey Won't You Please Come Home
  • Amazing Grace
  • Fingerstyle
  • Sunday Picnic
  • A New Pattern: #3
  • Scarborough Fair-Melody
  • Scarborough Fair-Fingerpick
  • The Natural Minor Scale
  • The A Natural Minor Scale
  • Nine Lives
  • Moveable Chords
  • Barre Chords
  • The E Form Barres
  • Root 6 Names for E Form Barres
  • The A Form Barres
  • Root 5 Names for A Form Barres
  • Lessons Learned
  • Improvising: The Moveable Minor Pentatonic Scale
  • The Moveable A Minor Pentatonic Scale
  • Dotted Quarter Notes
  • Twelve-Bar Blues Jam
  • Soloing with the Major Scale
  • Hammer-ons
  • Pull-offs
  • Slides
  • Triplets
  • Swinging the Eighths, or Shuffle Feel
  • Shuffle Solo
  • Understanding the Twelve-Bar Blues
  • The Twelve-Bar Blues in C
  • Blues Rhythm Pattern Review
  • Rhythm Pattern Blues
  • Power Chords
  • Traffic Jam
  • Power Trip
  • Commonly Used Chords
  • Strums and Picking Patterns
  • Strums in 4/4 Time on an E Chord
  • Strums in 3/4 Time on an E Chord
  • 4/4 Picking Patterns on an E Chord
  • 3/4 Picking Patterns on an E Chord
  • Songs Using A, D, and E Chords
  • Songs Using the Blues Rhythm Pattern
  • Songs Using Power Chords
  • Review Worksheet Answers