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Alfred's Guitar 101, Book 2

Alfred's Guitar 101, Book 2
An Exciting Group Course for Adults Who Want to Play Guitar for Fun!

By Tom Dempsey with Martha Masters Guitar Comb Bound Book Item: 00-42721
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This comprehensive approach to basic guitar skills includes varied repertoire, theory, detailed instruction about seating and hand position, standard music notation, an introduction to tablature, basic improvisation, and teaches both the pickstyle and fingerstyle techniques. Great for college non-music majors, continuing education classes, music dealer in-store programs, and group guitar classes at the middle and high school levels.

Book 2 contains 16 units, each with a variety of repertoire, exercises, and timed tests at the end. Unit 15 provides instructions for playing 12 hit songs and Unit 16 teaches preliminary lessons in improvisation. The comb binding creates a lay-flat book that is perfect for study and performance.


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Contents

Title
Foreword
Technique and Reading Music
Unit 1: Review of 1st Position
Songs in Sharp Keys
First Melody
Knoxville Dance
Songs in Flat Keys
Yankee Doodle Dandy
Home on the Range
Fingerstyle Etudes
Shenandoah
Amazing Grace
Piece in F Major
Prelude in G Minor
Ride the C Train
Time Test 1
Guitar Legends: Jimmy Page
Unit 2: Introduction to the Notes in 2nd and 3rd Position
Introduction to Major Scales in 2nd and 3rd Position
Etudes in Sharp Keys
Fingerstyle Pieces in 2nd and 3rd Position
Blues in the Beginning
Etude in G
Major and Minor Triads in 2nd and 3rd Position
Walking by the Beach
Groovin' in D Minor
Time Test 2
Guitar Legends: Tommy Emmanuel
Unit 3: Blues in A-Switching Positions
The Blues Form
Sample Blues Progressions
Minor Pentatonic Scale
Fingerstyle Blues
Lowdown Doggone Blues
Dynamics
Gutbucket
The Blues Scale
A Blues Scale in the Open and 2nd Positions
Blues Scale Licks
Time Test 3
Guitar Legends: Muddy Waters
Unit 4: Barre Chords-Triads
Major Barre-Chord Forms
Minor Barre-Chord Forms
Study Exercise
Major Barre Chords in a Song
In the Style of "Louie Louie" No. 1
In the Style of "Louie Louie" No. 2
In the Style of "Louie Louie" No. 3
In the Style of "Louie Louie" No. 4
Minor Barre Chords in a Song
In the Style of "Another Brick in the Wall (Part 2)" No. 1
In the Style of "Another Brick in the Wall (Part 2)" No. 2
Switching Between Major and Minor Barre Chords on the Same String
In the Style of "All Along the Watchtower" No. 1
In the Style of "All Along the Watchtower" No. 2
Switching Between Major and Minor Barre Chords on Different Strings
In the Style of "Another Brick in the Wall (Part 2)"
In the Style of "Knockin' on Heaven's Door"
In the Style of "I Shot the Sheriff"
Time Test 4
Guitar Legends: Charlie Christian
Unit 5: Power Chords
Introducing Power Chords
Songs with Power Chords
I Definitely Had You
Sounds Like Grunge
Nutty Bus
Roll You Like Sugarcane
Cale and Clapton
Alay
Power Chord Inversions / Slash Chords
Steam on the Meadow
Power Rockin'
Time Test 5
Guitar Legends: Ritchie Blackmore
Unit 6: Fingerstyle Accompaniment
Basic Patterns with p, i, m, a
Alternating Bass
Time Test 6: Fingerstyle Pattern Application
Poof the Giant Lizard
Guitar Legends: Alex De Grassi
Unit 7: Playing in 4th, 5th, and 6th Position
Major Scales in 5th Position
Major Scales in 4th Position
Etudes in Sharp Keys
Etudes in Flat Keys
Fingerstyle Etude in a Sharp Key
Etude in G Major
Fingerstyle Etude in a Flat Key
Etude in F Major
Major Triads in 5th Position
Minor Triads in 5th Position
Chord Exercise
Grooving in A
Time Test 7
Guitar Legends: Jeff Beck
Unit 8: 7th Chords
7th Chords as Barre Chords
Creek Fishin' Blues
Half-Note Blues
Doobie Do
Minor Funk
Minor Strut
Rockin' the Barre
Theory Review: Chords
Time Test 8
Guitar Legends: John McLaughlin
Unit 9: More Blues
Blues Patterns Up the Neck
Minor Blues
Improvising in 5th Position
A Minor Pentatonic Ideas
A Blues Scale Ideas
Practice Exercise
Time Test 9
Guitar Legends: Buddy Guy
Unit 10: Introduction to 7th Position
Scales in 7th Position
Major Scales in 7th Position
Melodic Etudes
Harmonic Etude 1
Harmonic Etude 2
Major Triads in 7th and 8th Position
Minor Triads in 7th and 8th Position
Strumming Etudes
Time Test 10
Guitar Legends: Ernest Ranglin
Unit 11: Minor Pentatonic and Blues Scales-7th Position and Multiple-Position Fingerings
Basic Fingerings in 7th Position
A Minor Pentatonic Ideas
A Blues Scale Ideas
A Minor Pentatonic Scale Melody
A Blues Scale Melody
Multiple-Position A Minor Pentatonic Scale
Multiple-Position A Blues Scale
Multiple-Position Blues Melody
Time Test 11
Guitar Legends: Kenny Burrell
Unit 12: Introduction to 9th and 10th Position
Scales in 9th and 10th Position
Major Scales in 9th and 10th Position
Melodic Etudes
Fingerstyle Etude in 9th and 10th
Major and Minor Triads in 9th and 10th Position
Strumming Etudes
Time Test 12
Guitar Legends: Eddie Van Halen
Unit 13: Minor Pentatonic and Blues Scales-9th/10th Position and Multiple-Position Fingerings
Scale Fingerings in 9th/10th Position
A Minor Pentatonic Scale Ideas in 9th/10th Position
A Blues Scale Ideas in 9th/10th Position
Blues Melody Using the A Minor Pentatonic Scale
Blues Melody Using the A Blues Scale
Multiple-Position Fingerings for A Minor Pentatonic and A Blues Scales
Multiple-Position Blues Melody
Time Test 13
Guitar Legends: Bonnie Raitt
Unit 14: Common Fingerings for Scales and Chords
Major Scale
Minor Pentatonic Scale
Blues Scale
Major Triads
Minor Triads
Dominant 7th Chords
Minor 7th Chords
Chords and Songs
Unit 15: Chords and Songs
John Denver: Take Me Home, Country Roads
Tips for Playing This Song
Lou Reed: Walk on the Wild Side
Tips for Playing This Song
R.E.M.: Losing My Religion
Tips for Playing This Song
The Who: Baba O'Riley
Tips for Playing This Song
The Who: Behind Blue Eyes
Tips for Playing This Song
Green Day: Brain Stew
Tips for Playing This Song
The Rolling Stones: Everybody Needs Somebody to Love
Tips for Playing This Song
Green Day: Holiday
Tips for Playing This Song
The Rolling Stones: Midnight Rambler
Tips for Playing This Song
Sheryl Crow: Soak Up the Sun
Tips for Playing This Song
Eagles: Desperado
Tips for Playing This Song
Chicago: 25 or 6 to 4
Tips for Playing This Song
Improvisation
Unit 16: Improvisation
Improvisation Using the Major Scale
Exercises
Improvisation Using the Minor Pentatonic Scale
Combining the Major Scale and Minor Pentatonic Scale in Improvisation
Time Test Answers
Common Fingerings

Additional Information

Series: 101 Series
Author: Tom Dempsey, Martha Masters
Instrument: Guitar
Format: Comb Bound Book
Page Count: 160
Item Number: 00-42721
ISBN 10: 1-4706-1522-3
ISBN 13: 978-1-4706-1522-2
UPC: 038081482965

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