Sound Innovations for Guitar, Book 1

Sound Innovations for Guitar, Book 1
A Revolutionary Method for Individual or Class Instruction

By Aaron Stang and Bill Purse Guitar Teacher Book Item: 00-39349
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This teacher edition of Sound Innovations for Guitar, Book 1 contains 36 complete one-week units/lesson plans. The lessons progress through six major levels and provide goals, access to reproducible enrichment and enhancement pages, expansion suggestions, performance advice, assessment tools, and clear guidance as to reasonable expected outcomes. The intent of this method is to provide both students and teachers with an exciting and rewarding guitar class experience.

Sample Pages


Lesson 1: Notes on the 6th String and First Chords
Lesson 2: Notes on the 5th String and the A minor Chord
Lesson 3: Accidentals, the E minor Chord
Lesson 4: 3/4 Time Signature and Fingerpicking
Lesson 5: Fingerpicking in A minor, Moving Chord Shapes, Acoustic Fantasy
Lesson 6: Review and Assessment
Lesson 1: Notes on the 4th and 3rd Strings, New Chord: E7
Lesson 2: Chromatic Strength Builder with Chord Review
Lesson 3: The Blues Song Form and the Blues Boogie Rhythm
Lesson 4: Fingerpicking in 3/4
Lesson 5: Plaisir d' Amour
Lesson 6: Review and Assessment
Lesson 1: Notes on the 2nd and 1st Strings
Lesson 2: Alternate Picking, Amazing Grace
Lesson 3: Flamenco Mood Ensemble
Lesson 4: Ode to Joy and Chromatic Strength Builder
Lesson 5: The One Grip Blues
Lesson 6: Review and Assessment
Lesson 1: Basic Theory, I-V7, Playing by Ear
Lesson 2: Simple Gifts
Lesson 3: Für Elise
Lesson 4: Swing Feel and When the Saints Go Marchin' In
Lesson 5: Looking Back
Lesson 6: Review and Assessment
Lesson 1: Three-Chord Rock and Roll
Lesson 2: Alternating Thumb-Pluck Pattern and Corinna, Corinna
Lesson 3: A Blues Shuffle, Improvised Rhythm Guitar
Lesson 4: F Chord, Barre Chords, and Barre Chords by the Bay
Lesson 5: Looking Back
Lesson 6: Review and Assessment
Lesson 1: Minuet in G
Lesson 2: Aguado Study, plus Dm
Lesson 3: Triplets and Blues
Lesson 4: Romanza, plus B7, Em9, and Am6
Lesson 5: Simple Gifts
Lesson 6: Review and Assessment
Classroom Management and Advice
The Nature of Guitar Tablature
National Standards for the Arts

Additional Information

Series: Sound Innovations for Guitar
Composed by: Aaron Stang, Bill Purse
Instrument: Guitar
Format: Book
Page Count: 72
Item Number: 00-39349
ISBN 10: 0-7390-9043-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-7390-9043-5
UPC: 038081440514

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