Oxford University Press Enjoy Playing Guitar Tutor, Book 1 - Cracknell - Guitar - Book/CD

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First steps in playing classical guitar

Composer: Debbie Cracknell
Format: Book with CD
Instrumentation: Guitar

This revised edition of Enjoy Playing Guitar: Tutor Book 1 is the ultimate resource for all beginner guitarists. It introduces the basics of classical guitar playing and musical concepts through an approach that is clear, progressive, and carefully paced. It includes tailored solos, duets, and trios in a range of styles, and it develops musicianship through activities in improvisation, playing by ear, and the art of accompanying. To consolidate learning, there are helpful reminders and quizzes covering musical knowledge, plus a CD with over 70 play-along tracks. Encouraging self-directed learning outside as well as during lessons, this is the perfect book for today's aspiring player.

  • accommodates one-to-one or group teaching
  • over 70 pieces in a range of styles, including originals plus arrangements of well-known tunes
  • supporting creative activities covering improvisation, playing by ear, and accompanying using basic chords and ostinatos
  • detailed illustrations showing best posture and hand/finger positions
  • CD of play-alongs for school performance or practising at home

Contents:
  • Parts of the guitar
  • Sitting position
  • Right-hand position
  • Left-hand position
  • Strings and frets
  • 4/4 time
  • Two-Note Hop
  • Two-Note Jump
  • March
  • A Stroll
  • Jogging
  • Conversation
  • 3/4 time
  • Waltz
  • Bees and Cees
  • I. C. A. B.
  • Bees and Dees
  • Solo
  • Copycat
  • Echo
  • Slow Train
  • Go, tell Aunt Nancy
  • Two into One
  • Indigo Blues
  • Little Bird
  • Jingle Bells
  • Old Time Minuet
  • Yankee Doodle
  • Au Clair de la Lune
  • Good King Wenceslas
  • Dance
  • The Low Down
  • The Russian Girl (duet)
  • Barcarolle
  • Open bass strings plus treble notes
  • Thumb, Finger, Finger
  • Serenade
  • Inca Dawn
  • Summary of all the open strings
  • Happy Birthday
  • London's Burning;
  • Frere Jacques
  • Oh Sinner Man!
  • A March for Two Guitars
  • Home on the Range
  • The Tie
  • Summer Waltz
  • The right-hand fingers
  • Open-string exercises
  • Vals Triste
  • Theme and Variation
  • G Major Scale
  • Scale Study
  • (Meet) the Flintstones
  • El Coqui (The Tree-Frog)
  • The Key Signature
  • Andante in G
  • Waltz (F. Carulli)
  • Camelot
  • A Blues Duet
  • 6/4 time
  • The Natural
  • The Ash Grove
  • Shalom Chaverim
  • Dreaming
  • Invention
  • Study in A Minor
  • Pony Trek
  • The Cossacks
  • Malaguena
  • Auld Lang Syne
  • The First Nowell
  • The Lutenist
  • 6/8 time
  • Row, row, row your boat
  • Irish Jig
  • Country Jig
  • Manhattan Nights
  • Oasis
  • Cowboy Blues
  • Turkish Dance
  • Song of the Volga Boatmen
  • The Wasp
  • C Major Scale
  • Silent Night
  • The Russian Girl (solo)
  • Summer is
  • Icumen in
  • Pastoral
  • Siesta
  • More work on bassnotes
  • E minor Pentatonic Scale
  • The Condor
  • Three in One
  • Two's Company
  • The Coventry Carol
  • Andante in C
  • Greensleeves
  • Match of the Day
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