The Alex de Grassi Fingerstyle Guitar Method

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The Alex de Grassi Fingerstyle Guitar Method

The Alex de Grassi Fingerstyle Guitar Method

by Alex de Grassi

Book with online audio. A complete course in learning to play contemporary fingerstyle guitar, taught by a master of the instrument. From properly holding the guitar to developing a solid alternating thumb technique, de Grassi carefully guides beginning and intermediate players into the world of steel-string guitar. Advanced players can use it as a reference for refining technique or filling gaps in their own fingerstyle experience. 29 in-depth lesson cover: picking and fretting hand tehcnique, how to control note duration; strummed, block and rolled chords; rhythms, patterns and accents; articulations and vibrato; cross-string technique, alternate tunings; cross-rhythms and phrasing; slapping and tapping; creating texture and depth; more - techniques he has used in composing and arranging guitar music for over 30 years. Contains over 200 musical examples, exercises, and songs. 99 audio tracks are available as a free download. Recommended. Note/tab. 192 pp.
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INSTRUMENT BASICS

 Fingerstyle Guitar Design Holding the Guitar Tuning 

BASIC TECHNIQUE

 The Picking Hand The Fretting Hand 

FIRST PHRASES

 Note Duration Legato Techniques Open Strings vs. Fretted Notes 

CHORDS AND ARPEGGIOS

 Strummed, Block, and Rolled Chords Chord Voicings Arpeggios 

RHYTHMS, PATTERNS, AND ACCENTS

 The Alternating Bass Enhancing the Alternating Bass More Patterns 

TEXTURE

 Articulations Vibrato Pizzicato, Muting, and Harmonics Timbre and Dynamics 

MOVING UP THE FINGERBOARD

 Cross-String Techniques Barre Chords and Cross-String Arpeggios 

ALTERNATE TUNINGS

 Voicings, Resonance, Modes, and Harmony Texture and Weight 

ABOUT TIME

 Cross-Rhythms Arpeggiated Figures, Syncopations, and Accents Phrasing 

EXTENDED TECHNIQUES

 Percussion Slapping and Tapping 

THE 3-D SOUND

 Depth of Field Orchestration 

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Skill level beginner