Alfred's Teach Yourself to Play Classical Guitar, Complete Pack

Alfred's Teach Yourself to Play Classical Guitar, Complete Pack
Everything You Need to Know to Start Playing Now!

By Nathaniel Gunod Guitar Book, CD, DVD, Guitar & Accessories Starter Pack Level: Beginner Item: 00-42834

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Product Details


From Alfred Music, the worldwide leader in music education products since 1922, comes Alfred's Teach Yourself to Play Classical Guitar Complete Starter Pack! This complete starter pack includes a high-quality full-size Firebrand™ nylon-string acoustic guitar, deluxe accessories including a custom-fit gig bag carrying case, clip-on portable tuner with batteries included, a foot stool, and Alfred's Teach Yourself to Play Classical Guitar (Book, CD, and DVD with TNT 2 software for Mac and PC).

High-quality Firebrand™ full-size nylon-string acoustic guitar features:
* Spruce top with mahogany back and sides for a full, rich tone
* Die-cast, chrome tuning machines
* Nylon strings
* Mahogany neck with rosewood fretboard

Sample Pages



Parts of the Guitar
The Classical Guitarist's Tool Kit
Tuning the Guitar
The Hands
Left-Handed Players
Seating Position
The Guitar Fingerboard
Mini Guitar Lesson: Half Steps and Whole Steps
Reading Music: Pitch
The Staff
Reading Music-Time
Note Durations
Time Signatures
Basic Rhythms
Getting Acquainted with Tablature
Other Notation
Neck Diagrams
Start Making Music!
Right-Hand Position
Mini Guitar Lesson: Summary of the Right-Hand Position
Basic Finger Position
The Thumb (P) Free Stroke (Tirando)
Introducing Low A and Low E (The Open 5th and 6th Strings)
Left-Hand Position
Introducing Low B and Low C on the 5th String
Introducing Low F and Low G on the 6th String
Introducing Low D, Middle E, and Middle F on the 4th String
How to Practice
Pieces on the 4th and 5th Strings
Variation on a Melody by Fernando Sor
A Melody from Canarios, Sanz
Pieces on the 6th, 5th, and 4th Strings
An English Volt
Mini Music Lesson: Eighth Note Review
Excerpt from Adagio, Opus 15 (Duet), Giuliani
Free Stroke (Tirando) with I and M
Two-Note Chords
Introducing Notes on the 3rd, 2nd, and 1st Strings
Crossing Strings
Aria (Duet)
Introducing Ties
Introducing Dotted Notes
Mini Music Lesson: Time
Introducing High F and G on the 1st String
Introducing Accidentals (Sharps, Flats, and Naturals )
Mini Music Lesson: Accidental Signs
Theme from the Fugue in A Minor, Bach
Theme from Lagrima, Tarrega
Theme from Forlorn Hope Fancy, Dowland
Alternating Between Thumb and Fingers Using Free Strokes
Pieces with Thumb and Two-Note Chord Alternations
Country Dance No. 1
Homage to Villa-Lobos
In the Style of Leo Brouwer
Incomplete Measures and Pickup Notes
Grazioso (Duet), Giuliani
Excerpt from Terpsichore (Duet), Ferrer
Shifting up the Neck
Mini Guitar Lesson: Fret Markers
Mini Guitar Lesson: Positions
Spanish Romance, Traditional
Theme from FUGA, BWV 1000, Bach
Alternating P with Individual Finger Strokes
Mini Music Lesson: Introducing Sixteenth Notes
Theme from Asturias (Leyenda), Albéniz
Theme from Malagueña, Traditional Flamenco
Introducing Rest Stroke (Apoyando)
The Position
The Stroke
Rest Stroke Alternation
Alternating P with Rest Strokes
The Major Scale
Good Vs. Bad Crosses
Playing Major Scales on One String: Shifting
Introducing High A, B, C, D, and E on the 1st String
Pieces Using Rest Stroke and P
Sakura, Traditional Japanese Melody
Introducing the Dotted Eighth, Sixteenth Rhythm
Variation on a Minuet by José Ferrer
Chords and Arpeggios
Arpeggio Studies from Guiliani
120 Right-Hand Studies
Introducing Triplets
Introducing Dynamics
Three-Note Chords with I-M-A
The P-I-M-A and P-A-M-I Arpeggios
More Arpeggio Studies
Introducing Tempo Signs
Supplemental Pieces
Variation on a Study by Dionisio Aguado
Key Signatures
Largo from the Concerto in D Major, Vivaldi
Mini Music Lesson: More Dynamic Signs
Lullaby, Brahms
Country Dance, Carulli
Minuet in G, Bach
Mini Guitar Lesson: Three- and Four-Note Chords
Mini Music Lesson: Introducing the Sixteenth Rest
Humoresque, Dvorák
Eine Kleine Nachtmusik: Romanze, Mozart
Drop D and G Tuning
Excerpt from Maple Leaf Rag, Joplin
Piano Concerto No. 3, Movement 1 (Theme), Beethoven

Additional Information

Series: Teach Yourself Series
Author: Nathaniel Gunod
Instrument: Guitar
Version: Book, CD, DVD, Guitar & Accessories
Format: Starter Pack
Item Number: 00-42834
ISBN 10: 1-4706-1636-X
ISBN 13: 978-1-4706-1636-6
UPC: 038081485249

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