The Complete Acoustic Guitar Method: Intermediate Acoustic Guitar (2nd Edition)

The Complete Acoustic Guitar Method: Intermediate Acoustic Guitar (2nd Edition)

By Greg Horne Guitar Book & DVD Level: Intermediate Item: 00-43638
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This revised book and DVD package is great for guitarists who know the basics and are ready to take the next step. Learn everything from harmonics and funk strumming to swing, Celtic, bluegrass, and Delta blues styles. Master the upper positions of the fretboard using major scales, triads, and pentatonic scales. Learn alternate tunings and perform examples in the styles of the masters. The new DVD is hosted by guitar virtuoso Jared Meeker and includes essential demonstrations and performances. If you have completed Beginning Acoustic Guitar or you are an advanced beginner, Intermediate Acoustic Guitar takes you to the next level.

Second Edition Features
* Updated examples in the styles of acoustic guitar masters
* New companion DVD demonstrating the examples in the book
* Improved instruction on acoustic guitar techniques and theory, covering flatpicking, fingerstyle, and strumming

Sample Pages



About The Author
Chapter 1-Reading Music And Tablature (TAB)
Lesson 1: Pitch
Lesson 2: Time
Lesson 3: Tablature
Part One-Styles and Techniques
Chapter 2-New Colors and Textures
Lesson 1: Flatpicking Arpeggios
Love and Trains
Lesson 2: Suspended Chords
Suspension Bridge
Not a Solution, Just a Suspension
Lesson 3: Add9 Chords
Make Mine Add9
Lesson 4: Movable Dominant 7th Chords
Lesson 5: Harmonics
The Bells of Whimsy
Crystal Chords
Lesson 6: Tuning with Harmonics
Lesson 7: Slides
Lesson 8: Bending Strings and Vibrato
Chapter 3-New Grooves and Styles
Lesson 1: Acoustic Funk Strumming
Funk on the Cue-Stick Tip
Lesson 2: Acoustic Funk Split Strumming
Lesson 3: Creating a Monster Funk Groove
Dancing with Mr. Neckbolts (The Funkmonster)
Lesson 4: A Taste of Swing
Still A Minor at 32
Still A Minor at 32 (Souped-Up Hep-Cat Version)
Lesson 5: The Grooves of New Orleans
Elysian Fields Boogaloo
Lesson 6: Modern Celtic Rhythm Guitar
The Rocky Road to the Foggy Cliffs of Erin's Green Shamrock Shore
Lesson 7: Old-Time Guitar-The Roots of Bluegrass
Down in the Willow Garden
Lesson 8: Bluegrass Part 1-Flatpicking a Fiddle Tune
Red-Haired Boy
Lesson 9: Bluegrass Part 2-Backup and Lead
This Hammer's Too Heavy (Bluegrass Backup)
This Hammer's Too Heavy (Bluegrass Lead)
Lesson 10: Delta Blues
Baby Blue Blues
Part Two-Going up the Neck
Chapter 4-Pentatonic Possibilities
Lesson 1: Reviewing the Chromatic Scale, Major Scale, and Intervals
Lesson 2: Rule the Fretboard in Five Notes-Major Pentatonic Scale Sliding Fingering
Let It Breathe
Slip and Slide Jam
Lesson 3: Blurring the Line Between Rhythm and Lead
Soul Meeting
Flip Flop Stroll
Lesson 4: The Minor Pentatonic Sliding Fingering
The Shifty Shuffle
Why the Long Face?
Chapter 5-Mapping the Fretboard in Boxes
Lesson 1: The Five Positions of the Minor Pentatonic Scale
Return of the Son of Still A Minor at 32
Lesson 2: The Five Positions of the Major Pentatonic Scale
Lesson 3: Using the Pentatonic Scales to Play the 8-Bar Blues
Eight Ball in the Corner Blues (Solo 1)
Eight Ball in the Corner Blues (Solo 2)
Eight Ball in the Corner Blues (Solo 3)
Chapter 6-Harmony
Lesson 1: Major Triads up the Neck
Windchimes and Bottlecaps
Lesson 2: Minor Triads up the Neck
Lesson 3: Triads in Reggae
Skanking The Triads
Lesson 4: The Five Major Triad Block Forms
Lesson 5: Harmony for Writing and Arranging
Lesson 6: Double Stops
Oaxaca Juan's Waltz
6th Sense
Part Three-Alternate Tunings
Chapter 7-Introducing Alternate Tunings
Lesson 1: Getting Creative with Open Strings
Spare Change for a New Chord
Shufflin' Succotash
Lesson 2: Drop D Tuning
Man of Intermittent Malaise
Lesson 3: Double Drop D Tuning
Free Cinnamon Buns in Paris
Sprinkles and Jimmies
Lesson 4: Open G Tuning
Bats in the Barrelhouse
Lesson 5: Open D Tuning
Don't Tell Mum

Additional Information

Series: Complete Method
Author: Greg Horne
Instrument: Guitar
Format: Book & DVD
Page Count: 96
Item Number: 00-43638
ISBN 10: 1-4706-1780-3
ISBN 13: 978-1-4706-1780-6
UPC: 038081492308

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