Synopses & Reviews
Now anyone can write and play their own songs on the guitar - with no prior training This inspirational handbook teaches readers how to play guitar, while providing a solid foundation in songwriting techniques, using well-known songs as examples, easy-to-follow text, and graphics that explain and demonstrate lyrics, melody, harmony and rhythm. This book's straightforward style will have even those who've never played a guitar or written a song making music with ease.
Beginning musicians who want to write their own songs and accompany themselves on guitar are taken through the steps of playing the instrument and are given a solid foundation in songwriting techniques. Easy-to-follow graphics demonstrate and explain lyrics, melody, harmony, and rhythm. Color illustrations throughout.
Explains how to create songs to be played on guitar, including advice on such basics of songwriting as structure, rhythm, melody, and lyrics.