The Total Classical Guitarist

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The Total Classical Guitarist

The Total Classical Guitarist

by Martha Masters; edited by Nathaniel Gunod

Book/CD set from one of america's premier classical guitarists! Teaches the essentials of classical guitar from beginning levels to late intermediate. Features in-depth lessons on right-and left-hand technique, posture, ornaments and slurs, performance aesthetics, fingernail care, and much more. Intended for those with some experience playing guitar, not the absolute beginner. Notation only. 128 pp.
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  • TITLE
  • About the Author
  • Introduction
  • CHAPTER 1: GETTING STARTED
  • Purchasing a Guitar
  • The Importance of a Good Teacher
  • Parts of the Guitar
  • Identifying the Fingers
  • Tuning
  • CHAPTER 2: PRACTICE STRATEGIES
  • A Note for Crossover Players
  • The Classical Aesthetic
  • Making the Most of Your Practice Time
  • CHAPTER 3: READING MUSIC
  • The Staff
  • Reading Pitches
  • Accidentals and Enharmonic Equivalents
  • The Logic of the Fingerboard
  • Keys and Key Signatures
  • Rhythm
  • CHAPTER 4: SITTING AND RIGHT-HAND POSITION
  • Sitting Position
  • Basic Right-Hand Position
  • Contact Point and Fingernails
  • Free Stroke
  • Rest Stroke
  • Playing with the Thumb
  • Alternating Fingers on a Single String
  • Crossing Strings
  • Alternating and Crossing
  • Arpeggios
  • CHAPTER 5: THE LEFT HAND
  • Basic Position
  • Efficient Use of Hands
  • Chromatic Scales
  • CHAPTER 6: INTEGRATING READING SKILLS WITH RIGHT- AND LEFT-HAND TECHNIQUE
  • Ode to Joy
  • Ode to Joy Beethoven
  • Song of the Toreador
  • Song of the Toreador Bizet
  • Asturias (Leyenda)
  • Asturias (Leyenda) Alb

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