Sound Innovations for Guitar, Book 2

Sound Innovations for Guitar, Book 2
A Revolutionary Method for Individual or Class Instruction

By Aaron Stang and Bill Purse Guitar Teacher Book Item: 00-42432
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This teacher edition of Sound Innovations for Guitar, Book 2 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 progress. The intent of this method is to provide both students and teachers with an exciting and rewarding guitar class experience.

Sample Pages


Level 1
Lesson 1: Review of Materials and Concepts from Book 1
Lesson 2: Romanza, Notes on String 6
Lesson 3: Sixteenth Notes, Metal Gallop, Speed Picking
Lesson 4: Adagio in E Minor
Lesson 5: Three-Chord Songs and Playing by Ear
Lesson 6: Review and Assessment
Level 2
Lesson 1: Moving Up with Power Chords
Lesson 2: The 'Bad' Riff, Driving ZZ, The 'You Got Me' Riff, and Prior Power Chord Riffs
Lesson 3: Scarborough Fair
Lesson 4: Power Ballad, Metal Ballad
Lesson 5: Spanish Metal
Lesson 6: Review and Assessment
Level 3
Lesson 1: Scollay's Reel and Star of the County Down
Lesson 2: Star of the County Down (2nd Position)
Lesson 3: Angeline the Baker (2nd Position)
Lesson 4: Hybrid Position Playing
Lesson 5: Evening in the Meadow
Lesson 6: Review and Assessment
Level 4
Lesson 1: Moveable Barre Chords
Lesson 2: Chord Theory
Lesson 3: Mi Pulgar Español
Lesson 4: Barre Español
Lesson 5: More Barre Chord Types
Lesson 6: Review and Assessment
Level 5
Lesson 1: Alternating Thumb
Lesson 2: Chord Theory and Root 5 Barre Chords
Lesson 3: More Barre Chords, Mercy Me, and Swing Barre Blues
Lesson 4: St. James Infirmary Blues
Lesson 5: Looking Back
Lesson 6: Review and Assessment
Level 6
Lesson 1: Delta Blues
Lesson 2: Country Thumbkin
Lesson 3: Saltarello
Lesson 4: Soundtrack in Search of a Film
Lesson 5: Practice
Lesson 6: Final Assessments
Appendix 1
40 Guitar Tips for the Music Educator
Appendix 2
National Standards for the Arts

Additional Information

Series: Sound Innovations for Guitar
Author: Aaron Stang, Bill Purse
Instrument: Guitar
Format: Book
Page Count: 72
Item Number: 00-42432
ISBN 10: 1-4706-1101-5
ISBN 13: 978-1-4706-1101-9
UPC: 038081474441

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