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How to Play Guitar: Everything You Need to Know to Play the Guitar (How to Play)

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In How to Play Guitar guitar players of all levels will find a wealth of instruction and inspiration. Whether you want to play pop, folk, country, rock, blues, jazz, classical, or any other style of music, you will pick up the basic techniques without tedious drills and exercises. Using real music and a step-by-step approach, How to Play Guitar will teach you about:

· Choosing and buying a guitar

· Tuning your instrument correctly

· Reading sheet music, guitar music, and tablature

· Playing melodies with chords

· Fingerpicking

· Mastering left-hand techniques, including sliding and bending notes

· Transposing melodies from one key to another and much more.

Roger Evans has helped nearly half a million readers learn to play an instrument on their own. His other books include How to Play Piano and How to Play Keyboards

In How to Play Guitar guitar players of all levels will find a wealth of instruction and inspiration. Whether you want to play pop, folk, country, rock, blues, jazz, classical, or any other style of music, you will pick up the basic techniques without tedious drills and exercises. Using real music and a step-by-step approach, How to Play Guitar will teach you about:

· Choosing and buying a guitar

· Tuning your instrument correctly

· Reading sheet music, guitar music, and tablature

· Playing melodies with chords

· Fingerpicking

· Mastering left-hand techniques, including sliding and bending notes

· Transposing melodies from one key to another and much more.

Synopsis:

In How to Play Guitar guitar players of all levels will find a wealth of instruction and inspiration. Whether you want to play pop, folk, country, rock, blues, jazz, classical, or any other style of music, you will pick up the basic techniques without tedious drills and exercises. Using real music and a step-by-step approach, How to Play Guitar will teach you about:
  • Choosing and buying a guitar
  • Tuning your instrument correctly
  • Reading sheet music, guitar music, and tablature
  • Playing melodies with chords
  • Fingerpicking
  • Mastering left-hand techniques, including sliding and bending notes
  • Transposing melodies from one key to another and much more.

Synopsis:

Roger Evans' How to Play series has helped nearly half a million readers learn to play an instrument. These comprehensive, easy-to-understand guides are designed for everyone — even those who have never read music or picked up an instrument.

Covers all the basics, including:
-- Buying and maintaining your instrument
-- Reading sheet music
-- Proper technique and finger positioning
-- Playing by ear
-- Chords, and much more.

Easy-to-follow diagrams, drawings, and photographs reinforce lessons throughout. By using popular tunes as practice pieces rather than repetitive drills and boring exercises, How to Play Guitar, How to Play Piano, and How to Play Keyboards make learning simple, fast, and enjoyable. A must-have for the first-timer or player looking to improve his or her skills, the books in the How to Play series provide all the help of a private tutor.

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Roger Evans has helped nearly half a million readers learn to play an instrument on their own. His other books include How to Play Piano and How to Play Keyboards

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312287061
Author:
Evans, Roger
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Location:
New York
Subject:
Techniques
Subject:
Instruction and study
Subject:
Instruction & Study
Subject:
Musical Instruments - Guitar
Subject:
Guitar
Subject:
Instruction & Study - Techniques
Subject:
Guitar -- Instruction and study.
Subject:
Music-Books on Guitar
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
How to Play
Series Volume:
no. 2
Publication Date:
20011231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Includes illustrations and music through
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
9.2 x 7.22 x 0.43 in

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"Synopsis" by , In How to Play Guitar guitar players of all levels will find a wealth of instruction and inspiration. Whether you want to play pop, folk, country, rock, blues, jazz, classical, or any other style of music, you will pick up the basic techniques without tedious drills and exercises. Using real music and a step-by-step approach, How to Play Guitar will teach you about:
  • Choosing and buying a guitar
  • Tuning your instrument correctly
  • Reading sheet music, guitar music, and tablature
  • Playing melodies with chords
  • Fingerpicking
  • Mastering left-hand techniques, including sliding and bending notes
  • Transposing melodies from one key to another and much more.
"Synopsis" by , Roger Evans' How to Play series has helped nearly half a million readers learn to play an instrument. These comprehensive, easy-to-understand guides are designed for everyone — even those who have never read music or picked up an instrument.

Covers all the basics, including:
-- Buying and maintaining your instrument
-- Reading sheet music
-- Proper technique and finger positioning
-- Playing by ear
-- Chords, and much more.

Easy-to-follow diagrams, drawings, and photographs reinforce lessons throughout. By using popular tunes as practice pieces rather than repetitive drills and boring exercises, How to Play Guitar, How to Play Piano, and How to Play Keyboards make learning simple, fast, and enjoyable. A must-have for the first-timer or player looking to improve his or her skills, the books in the How to Play series provide all the help of a private tutor.

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