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Mel Bays Modern Guitar Method: Grade 1
Mel Bays Modern Guitar Method
Grade 1
Paperback      ISBN: 0871663546
You Can Teach Yourself Harmonica
You Can Teach Yourself Harmonica
Paperback      ISBN: 0871662647
You Can Teach Yourself Dulcimer
You Can Teach Yourself Dulcimer
Paperback      ISBN: 0871662663
Practical Theory
Practical Theory
Paperback      ISBN: 0882842161
A three-volume theory text designed to be used with or without the correlated software diskettes. Perfect for classroom use. Students learn new concepts in class with the workbook, then may review and reinforce those concepts in a computer lab. A combination text and workbook in three volumes. All areas of music theory are covered in a concise and practical manner and each level contains 28 lessons.
Successful Lyric Writing: A Step-By-Step Course and Workbook
Successful Lyric Writing
A Step-By-Step Course and Workbook
Paperback      ISBN: 0898792835
Covers structure, viewpoint, voice, rhythm, rhyme, and setting, identifies common song writing problems, and provides writing assignments
How to Teach Suzuki Piano
How to Teach Suzuki Piano
Paperback      ISBN: 0874875838
A brief but valuable booklet about teaching Suzuki piano. Directed towards parents and teachers. Originally published in Japan by Dr. Suzuki's Talent Education Institute.
Position Etudes
Position Etudes
Paperback      ISBN: 0874870968
These etudes must be used along with the Suzuki Violin School to learn and master different positions. Dr. Suzuki recommends that first position etudes be started when the student is working on Volume 2. The student should always be careful that fingers are placed before the bow moves. Dr. Suzuki repeatedly says, "One, fingers -- two, bow -- three, start." Since this is the first time the student plays an etude, the teacher needs to explain its purpose.
Piano Lessons: Music, Love, & True Adventures
Piano Lessons
Music, Love, & True Adventures
Paperback      ISBN: 0385318219
The author describes his midlife decision to learn to play the piano, a lifelong dream that made him reevaluate his life achievements and that was bolstered by his admiration for accomplished pianists
American Guitars: An Illustrated History
American Guitars
An Illustrated History
Paperback      ISBN: 0062731548
The only comprehensive history of the guitar, from the Civil War to the present. "I think this book is a must for guitar players and those interested in guitar music."--B. B. King
Scales & Modes in the Beginning: Created Especially for Guitarists
Scales & Modes in the Beginning
Created Especially for Guitarists
Paperback      ISBN: 0898981514
The most comprehensive and complete scale book written especially for the guitar. Divided into four main sections: 1) Fretboard Visualization, the breaking down of the whole into parts; 2) Scale Terminology - a thorough understanding of whole and half steps, scale degrees, intervals, etc.; 3) Scales And Modes - the rear of the book covers every scale you will ever need with exercises and applications; 4) Scale To Chord Guide - ties it all together, showing what scale to use over various chords.