Contains 300-DVD384 & 300-DVD385. For any acoustic guitarist who wants to move beyond simple chords and easy strums: quickly gain an understanding of guitar basics through the process of creating arrangements of well-known traditional songs. Happy details each step starting with a simple version of each song then slowly adding chord substitutions, bass lines, harmonies, fill-in licks, fingerpicking patterns and other techniques that create a fully-formed performance piece. Lesson 1 covers songs in dropped-D tuning, Lesson 2 covers songs in standard tuning: "The Cuckoo," "Delia's Gone," "The Water is Wide," "Hard Times Come Again No More," "Wayfaring Stranger" and "Come All You Fair and Tender Ladies." Beginning/intermediate. Includes note/tab booklets as PDF files on the discs. 100 & 80 min.