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Acoustic guitar accompaniment basics
Nygaard, Scott, editor.
Publication Information:
San Anselmo, Calif. : String Letter Publishing ; [Milwaukee, WI] : Exclusively distributed by H. Leonard, [1999]

Physical Description:
1 score (60 pages) : portraits ; 31 cm + 1 audio disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.).
General Note:
"9 lessons from Acoustic Guitar Magazine"--Cover.

Staff notation with tablature and chord symbols and diagrams.

Includes compact disc recording of all the music performed by the teachers slowly and up to tempo.
Folk song accompaniment / Happy Traum -- Country backup, Carter style / Dix Bruce -- Accompanying your voice / Elizabeth Papapetrou -- Speeding up chord changes / Janet Smith -- Tackling barre chords / John Gribble -- Moving bass lines / Happy Traum -- Using a capo ; Rock rhythm / David Hamburger -- Chord embellishment / Dylan Schorer.
Added Author:
Added Uniform Title:
Acoustic guitar.
Format :
Musical Score


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Material Type
Home Location
Central Library MT68 .A22 1999 TEXT Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area-Oversize

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There are a few things all guitar players want to know about accompaniment, such as how to sing and play simultaneously without missing a beat, how to master barre chords, and how to vary chords to make any song their own. This book/CD pack lets players get down to the basics with the master teachers at Acoustic Guitar magazine. Its nine in-depth lessons cover capo use, accompanying your voice, speeding up chord changes, backing up other instruments, and fingerpicking and flatpicking techniques in folk, rock, blues, Celtic and bluegrass styles. Includes nine great songs to play, with plenty of helpful tips and exciting variations.

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