Shredding the Composers

Shredding the Composers
Heavy Metal Guitar Meets 8 of the World's Greatest Classical Composers

By German Schauss Item: 00-39378
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Some of the most brilliant and virtuosic music of all time was written during the baroque, classical, and romantic periods by composers like Beethoven, Handel, Vivaldi, Mozart, and Chopin. Many of these exciting musical works are perfect for shredders of any era and take on a whole new life when adapted for heavy metal guitar. This collection of 10 classical masterpieces for shred guitar provides theoretical analysis to help you apply what you learn to your own compositions and soloing. Every piece features innovative techniques and ideas to shed new light on these timeless compositions and stretch your playing to new limits. The accompanying CD demonstrates all of the examples, along with backing tracks at different tempos to help you practice and get you on your way to mastering this challenging repertoire.


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Contents

Title Composer
About the Author
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Notation Key
ODE TO JOY Beethoven
Brief Musical Analysis
Ode to Joy
SYMPHONY NO. 5 Beethoven
Brief Musical Analysis
Symphony No. 5
LASCIA CH'IO PIANGA Handel
Brief Musical Analysis
Lascia Ch'io Pianga
MÉDITATION Massenet
Brief Musical Analysis
Méditation
THE FOUR SEASONS, PRESTO Vivaldi
Brief Musical Analysis
The Four Seasons, Presto
MINUET IN G MAJOR (NOTEBOOK FOR ANNA MAGDALENA BACH) Bach
Brief Musical Analysis
Minuet in G Major
ÉTUDE OP. 10, NO. 2 Chopin
Brief Musical Analysis
Étude Op. 10, No. 2
TURKISH MARCH Mozart
Brief Musical Analysis
Turkish March
EINE KLEINE NACHTMUSIK Mozart
Brief Musical Analysis
Eine kleine Nachtmusik
THE FLIGHT OF THE BUMBLEBEE Rimsky-Korsakov
Brief Musical Analysis
The Flight of the Bumblebee
Conclusion

Additional Information

Series: Shredding Styles
Author: German Schauss
Instrument: Guitar
Format: Book & CD
Page Count: 64
Item Number: 00-39378
ISBN 10: 0-7390-9066-6
ISBN 13: 978-0-7390-9066-4
UPC: 038081441467

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