A handbook for the learning guitarist. Guitar Studies is a comprehensive guide to playing guitar designed for players of all ability levels. Arranged into five sections, the book covers chords, scales, strumming and reading rhythms, performance pieces and learning to read notation. The book contains 25 original compositions ideal for guitar performance settings such as NCEA and NZMEB examinations.
Tested in a variety of teaching environments, Guitar Studies is a robust educational text for the learning guitarist. An ideal resource for teachers to use in conjunction with other resources or for individual study as a guide for students teaching themselves.
A collection of short melodic guitar etudes for players of all ability levels. Bonus material includes guitar arrangement of New Zealand's National Anthem. Containing 21 original compositions and a variety of styles, Short Melodies is ideal for both acoustic and electric players. Arranged in a progressive format with increasing levels of difficulty the contained pieces are well suited for guitar performance settings such as NCEA and NZMEB examinations.
Easy to follow tablature and notation format enables all players to understand with ease. Styles ranging from blues and Folk through to neoclassical and metal. Tested and used in a range of teaching environments.