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Classical Guitar For Dummies


Want to be a classical guitarist but never had a lesson?

Want to be a classical guitarist, but never had a lesson? No problem — this hands-on guide teaches you all the fundamental techniques you need to play scales, melodies, and full-length pieces in the classical style. You get plenty of practice exercises to stretch your skills, selections from the classical repertoire, and a bonus audio CD that helps you play along with the music pieces from the book!

Get acquainted with your guitar — familiarize yourself with the unique make-up and parts of a classical guitar

Start making some music — play melodies on individual strings, move on to arpeggios, and get your fingers in shape with scales

Ramp up your technique — play barres, slurs, and trills; handle harmonics; master right-hand tremolo; and venture up the neck to play in the higher positions

Build your classical repertoire — from Renaissance and Baroque to Classical, Romantic, and Modern, play pieces from the major eras in classical music

Practice makes perfect — improve your performance with expert guidance through each exercise and piece in the book

Open the book and find:

Tips and techniques for playing beautiful pieces

How to read music notation and tablature

Music pieces from the guitar greats

The best ways to care for your guitar

A step-by-step tutorial on changing your strings

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