This book teaches the most crucial function of a chord instrument in the Celtic seisun (session)- that of playing tasteful, interesting, imaginative, and supportive improvised accompaniment. Celtic Back-Up includes accurate and directly applicable information on the theory, conception, stylistic considerations, procedures, and resources for accompaniment. These concepts are particularly useful in an improvisational setting.
Learn all about playing and backing traditional Irish music using DADGAD open tuning. This book contains selections on how to use the tuning, the chords, hints on the playing of Irish music and of course plenty of traditional tunes in easy to read tablature as well as notation.
Learn to play authentic bluegrass with clear instructions from a professional. Discover useful techniques, solos, backup and plenty of bluegrass songs. The audio files include PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right.
Featuring 28 well-known Christmas songs arranged for squareneck resonator guitar with chord symbols for an accompaniment instrument. Book contains chord diagrams for accompaniment guitar as well as common strum patterns to use for rhythm backup. All songs are arranged in standard notation and tablature for Dobro®.
This book offers a large number of essential chords and scales for the DADGAD tuning of the guitar. The material assembled here opens up a multitude of possibilities to expand and improve your playing in this unique tuning. Chords are shown in their customary harmonic contexts.
Winnie Winston and Bill Keith. A complete guide to the pedal steel guitar. Beginning to advanced instruction in the E9 tuning and an introduction to the C6 tuning. Includes access to audio examples online.
We believe this to be the most complete and thorough book of its kind in print! The Scale Section contains major and minor scales in numerous forms and positions. The Arpeggio Section contains a multi- octave presentation of each chord-related arpeggio. The Chord Section presents carefully voiced, powerful-sounding chords in every key. In addition, chord spelling, chord notes, and scale tones are shown. A wealth of information for daily practice performance.
This comprehensive book contains over 100 Celtic tunes arranged for solo fingerstyle guitar. This edition is derived from a collection of nearly 300 arrangements Glenn Weiser has created over the last twenty years. The book is divided into 4 sections: 1) airs, marches and waltzes 2) hornpipes, jigs and reels 3) tunes from the Bunting collection 4) harp tunes of Turlough O'Carolan. All are in either standard or dropped-D tuning, and can be played on either nylon or steel string guitars. All of th
Flatpicking Guitar Magazine declares Norman Blake a legend, and includes him in the "first name club" on the Internet flatpicking news list. The Norman Blake Anthology offers complete lyrics and melody lines to 40 original songs, written and notated just as Norman sings them. Often, the vocal version is followed by a second flatpicking solo edition in notation and tablature including introductions and solos within a given tune- all authorized by Norman himself! 200 pages, illustrated with photos
The Mel Bay Left-Hand Guitar Chord Book contains chord forms for all of the most commonly used chords. Chords include major, minor, altered 7ths, diminished, augmented and many more. All forms are shown in picture and diagram form for the left-handed guitarist.
This comprehensive manual includes easy-to-follow tablature, diagrams and pictures along with step-by-step instructions on set-up, accessories, and other necessities. You'll learn all the parts of the pedal steel guitar, chords and scales, and great songs and licks that you can play while learning. Includes demonstration tracks of the songs. The price of this book includes a unique code that provides access to audio tracks online, for download or streaming. The tracks include PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right - available exclusively from Hal Leonard.
DADGAD is rapidly gaining acceptance as the "other standard tuning". Tune your guitar to it and find out why! This book is intended for guitarists who want to explore the D-A-D-G-A-D tuning, but feel a need for more guidance than their ears alone can provide. The majority of these selections are traditional Irish dance tunes, airs and songs. Accessible to musicians with at least an intermediate knowledge of guitar technique. In tablature and notation.
Author Steve Marsh has spent many years playing guitar in the folk clubs of the United Kingdom where Irish music is in abundance. This collection draws from his extensive collection of original arrangements of traditional tunes.
The long awaited songbook of one of the most popular players of all time. These ten tunes are among the most popular songs sung by Hank Williams. The Tab and Online Audio features the intro, backup behind the singer, the turn around and the ending of each song. You will be surprised that Don never used the E13th tuning as we know it. He had the 7th and 8th strings tuned to C# and A, and he never once used a slant bar position! The solo book can be played on the 6 or 8 string guitar as Don never used the 7th and 8th strings in this book. Online Audio includes every tune and backup for each.
The perfect introduction for anyone just discovering the tenor guitar. This easy-to-use book and audio pack also functions as a crossover method for folks who already play guitar, mandolin, or tenor banjo. Many useful exercises, fun songs and popular arrangements await! Topics covered include: tuning, scales, arpeggios, sequences, position shifting, chord strumming, single-note picking, fingerpicking, hammer-ons, pull-offs, slides, and more.
This book/CD set presents six complete songs and 19 licks and patterns (in both standard and open G tuning) in the styles of banjoists Earl Scruggs and Allen Shelton, and guitarists Chet Atkins and Jerry Reed. (Also included is the 3-finger roll tour de force ‘Strike It Rich’ by 2001Winfield Fingerstyle Guitar Champion Richard Smith.)