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  • Mel Bay's School Of Country Guitar: Chords, Accompaniment Styles & Basic Leads

    This volume from the popular 'School of Country Guitar' series covers basic chords and accompaniment styles. Featured throughout are fills and runs made famous by the first generation of recorded country musicians. The Carter and crosspicking styles are introduced and explained. Playing in thirds and other lead guitar tricks are fully detailed l...

    SKU: AM4687
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  • Just Us: 14 Complete Notation & Tab Transcriptions

    Although his scorching fingerpicking was most impressive at first glance, a closer look at "Just Us" reveals that he is equally adept at what many musicians consider as a more difficult task: playing fewer notes... ones that mean more, and say more with less, as he does on album opener "A Simple Gift", title cut "Just Us", and "One Sad Clown".

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  • Music of the British Isles for Banjo

    A treasure trove of Anglo-Celtic music adapted to the 5-string banjo. Music of the British Isles for Banjo provides material for banjo players to expand beyond the confines of the key of G major û playing in different keys while retaining G major tuning. There is a section where each tune is arranged in more than one key û either in tow or three...

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  • Flamenco Studies: Falsetas de mi Padre

    The legendary flamenco guitarist and best-selling Mel Bay Publications author, Juan Serrano, is well-known for his sound recordings, transcriptions of his music, and technical methods for flamenco guitar. Now the music that formed his technical repertory and was the musical foundation given to his by his father, Antonio el del Lunar, (guitarist ...

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  • Music of Girolamo Frescobaldi for Classic Guitar

    A modern transcription and performance edition of selected works of early Italian Baroque composer, Girolamo Frescobaldi for the classical guitar. The collection also features an introductory commentary written by Dr. Vivian Montgomery, detailing history, interpretation, ornamentation, and performance practice relative to each piece. Frescobaldi...

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  • 25 Solos For Guitar From The Unaccompanied Partitas By Bach

    J. Michael Leonard has transcribed two excellent editions of the Bach Partitas, one for flute and one for clarinet. The partitas were taken from those volumes and transcribed for guitar. The goal was to make these absolutely beautiful pieces of music accessible for the guitarist who may not be a virtuoso in ability. Where necessary the pieces we...

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  • Brazilian Electric Guitar

    'The main goal of this book is to present what could be called Brazilian guitar today, working melodically, harmonically and rhythmically in some of the most important Brazilian musical styles. .We have chosen to always use two electric guitars in these arrangements (but in the song 'Violeiros e Cantadores', which is for solo electric guitar), s...

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  • New Wave Latin Guitar

    The book is presented with both music notation and guitar tablature staff so that fingering and fingerboard positions can be easily cross-referenced. The accompanying on-line audio recording allows the player immediately to appreciate the feel of the music of the New Wave Latin Guitar. Chord symbols are shown to indicate background voice leading...

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  • Classic Guitar Solos on the Contradanzas Habaneras of Manuel Saumell

    Presents the Contradanzas Habaneras of Manuel Saumell (1817-1870), who has been called a "Pioneer of the Cuban danza." Originally written for the piano, this collection of contradanzas is a good example of Saumell's innate sensitivity to the rhythms characteristic of Cuban Music. Written in standard notation and tablature.

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  • Arias for Acoustic Guitar: Operatic Melodies for Solo Guitar

    Beautiful operatic arias by Puccini, Bizet, Mozart, Verdi, and others tastefully arranged for intermediate to advanced classic guitar performance. Includes the gorgeous melodies: O mio babbino caro, Habanera, Voi che sapete, Plaisir d'amour, Marta, and other favourites. Audio available online.

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  • Timeless Solos for Guitar

    Timeless Solos is a play on words. The solos in this volume contain no time signatures or bar lines. I did this because I wanted the solos to be very expressive in interpretation yet "free-form" in structure.All solos are in notation and tablature. When writing these solos I first envisioned the form as an extended "cadenza". However, ...

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  • Mel Bay's Modern Mandolin Method Grade 1

    The mandolin is used in nearly every type of music today so it is a great choice of instrument whether you like jazz, folk, classical, country, bluegrass, rock, blues, Irish or many kinds of world music. Much of this music is available only in standard notation so that is where this book starts; TAB comes later. By learning the basic information...

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