DiY (Do it Yourself) Guitar

DiY (Do it Yourself) Guitar
Learn to Play Anywhere & Anytime

By Ron Manus and L. C. Harnsberger Guitar Book & Online Video/Audio Item: 00-42549
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With DiY Guitar, there are no limitations on how, when, or where you learn. This clear and easy-to-follow approach is your blueprint to playing right away. DiY Guitar covers left- and right-hand technique, how to hold the guitar, notes on every string, basic chords and rhythms, and much more! No teacher is necessary since lessons are simple to follow with corresponding video lessons and audio accompaniments. The included media is available to stream or download to give you the ability to watch video lessons, hear examples, and play along anywhere you have a computer or mobile device. No prior musical knowledge is needed. Do it yourself---even if you have never held a guitar! Make your dreams come true with this perfectly priced book and media package.

*Video: 57 minutes
*Audio: 30 minutes

Sample Pages



The Parts of the Guitar
Steel Strings and Nylon Strings
How to Hold Your Guitar
The Right Hand
Strumming with a Pick
Strumming with Your Fingers
The Left Hand
Proper Left-Hand Position
Placing a Finger on a String
Tuning Your Guitar
Tuning to the Online Media
Tuning the Guitar to Itself
Pitch Pipes and Electronic Tuners
The Basics of Reading Music
The Staff
The Treble Clef
Measures (Bars)
Reading TAB
How to Read Chord Diagrams
Notes on the First String E
Playing E, F, and G on My Extra Fine Guitar
Extra Credit
Counting Time
Four Kinds of Notes
Time Signatures
Notes on the Second String B
Jammin' on Two Strings
Beautiful Brown Eyes
Rockin' Guitar
Jingle Bells
Notes on the Third String G
Jammin' on Three Strings
Repeat Signs
Aura Lee
Two-Note Exercise
Three-Note Chord Exercise
Three-String C Chord
Ode to Joy
Three-String G7 Chord
Love Somebody
Jammin' with Two Chords
Three-String G Chord
She'll Be Comin' 'Round the Mountain
Notes on the Fourth String D
Old MacDonald Had a Farm
Reuben Reuben
C Blues
Daisy Bell
Four-String G & G7 Chords
Rock Me Mozart!
Notes on the Fifth String A
Volga Boatmen
A Minor Boogie
High A
Back in Russia
Incomplete Measures
A-Tisket, A-Tasket
The Yellow Rose of Texas
Notes on the Sixth String E
All the Notes You've Learned So Far
Tempo Signs
Three-Tempo Rock
Theme from Carmen
Bass-Chord Accompaniment
Can-Can (duet)
Theme from Beethoven's Fifth Symphony
Half & Whole Rests
Give It a Rest
Four-String C Chord
When the Saints Go Marching In
Guitar Fingerboard Chart

Additional Information

Series: DiY (Do it Yourself)
Author: Ron Manus, L. C. Harnsberger
Instrument: Guitar
Format: Book & Online Video/Audio
Page Count: 48
Item Number: 00-42549
ISBN 10: 1-4706-1139-2
ISBN 13: 978-1-4706-1139-2
UPC: 038081475684

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