(Guitar Educational). Expand your guitar knowledge with the Guitar Lesson Goldmine series! Featuring 100 individual modules covering a giant array of topics, each lesson in this Country volume includes detailed instruction with playing examples presented in standard noation and tablature. You'll also get extremely useful tips, scale diagrams, chord grids, photos, and more to reinforce your learning experience, plus audio tracks featuring performance demos of all the examples in the book! A huge variety of country guitar styles and techniques are covered, including: open-chord licks, rhythm techniques, pentatonic scales, arpeggios, double-stop licks, triple-stop licks, standard bends, pedal-steel bends, Travis picking, hybrid picking, fingerstyle country, chord embellishments, and more! The audio is accessed online using the unique code inside each book and can be streamed or downloaded. The audio files include PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right.
(Musicians Institute Press). This guide to playing modern and traditional electric country lead guitar includes access to audio demo tracks online for download or streaming. Topics covered include: pentatonic and other scales * string bending * hybrid picking * chicken pickin' * flatpicking * pickin' on the low strings * steel guitar * double stops * triad basics * banjo rolls * open-string cascades * cow jazz * intros and endings. Includes standard notation and tablature.
Written by an experienced teacher and renowned scholar of the genre, Country Music: A Cultural and Stylistic History, Second Edition, offers a chronological narrative that explains country music's origins, development, and meaning from the first commercial recordings of the 1920s up to the present. It highlights significant performers, songs, and institutions throughout the history of country music. It also considers key social, political, and musical issues that span many decades of evolution within the genre.
(Guitar Method). This book uses real country songs to teach you the basics of rhythm and lead country guitar in the style of Chet Atkins, James Burton, Albert Lee, Merle Travis, and many others. Lessons include: Chords, Scales and Licks * Common Progressions and Riffs * Carter Style and Travis Picking * Steel Licks, String Bending and Vibrato * Standard Notation and Tablature * and much more! Songs include: Could I Have This Dance * Green Green Grass of Home * I Fall to Pieces * Satin Sheets * Yakety Sax * and more. This edition also includes 99 full-band tracks for demonstration and play along. The audio files are accessed online using the unique code inside each book and can be downloaded or streamed. They also include PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right.
This easy piano collection features the most popular country songs of today. It includes famous songs in a variety of styles---from ballads to up-tempo rockers. Lyrics and basic chord symbols are included along with helpful fingering and phrasing indications. Each arrangement is fun and easy to play, and great for solo performance or sing-alongs. Titles: All-American Girl * Amazed * American Honey * Anyway * Before He Cheats * Blown Away * Crazy Girl * The Dance * Do You Believe Me Now * For You * Go Rest High on That Mountain * Good in Goodbye * How Do I Live * I Could Not Ask for More * I Swear * I Told You So * If I Die Young * I'll Stand By You * In My Daughter's Eyes * Jesus, Take the Wheel * Let Me Down Easy * Live Like You Were Dying * Love Can Build a Bridge * Mama's Song * Margaritaville * My Heart Can't Tell You No * Smile * Some Hearts * Stand By Your Man * Take Me Home, Country Roads * Teardrops on My Guitar * Temporary Home * There You'll Be * Undo It * Wagon Wheel * Walk Me Down the Middle * When I Said I Do * When You Come Back Down * Whenever You Remember * Whiskey Lullaby * White Horse * Why Wait * You Light Up My Life.
(Piano/Vocal/Guitar Artist Songbook). This stark, beautiful, and simple album features Cash's acoustic guitar playing songs directly out of his mother's old hymnal. Our folio includes all 15 songs: I Shall Not Be Moved * I'll Fly Away * If We Never Meet Again * In the Sweet by and By * Just As I Am * Softly and Tenderly * When the Roll Is Called up Yonder * and more.
The beginner's guide to learning the violin â for anymusical style
Violin For Dummies helps you teach yourself to play theviolin, even if you've never read a note of music. From choosingthe right violin for you to playing a variety of musical styles,this book has you covered. You'll start with the basics of postureand bowing technique, learn how to tune your instrument and keep itin beautiful condition with regular maintenance. You'll learn howto read â and feel â the music, and how to inject yourown personality into whatever you play. Before you know it, you'llbe playing classical, jazz, country, and more, as you become a bonafide violin player. The included audio and video instructionencourages you to play along as you learn, and allow you to hear,see, and imitate proper technique.
The violin's small size, portability, and mimicry of the humanvoice have made it popular across cultures and throughout time.This book shows you how to teach yourself the basics so you canstart playing quickly.
Start with the basics of proper hold and bowing technique
Learn how to properly tune and care for your violin
Understand the nuances of rhythm and musical notation
Play classical, jazz, and other popular styles of music
The violin has a reputation of being difficult to learn, but thereality is that it's difficult to master. Anyone can learn,and practice over time will refine your technique and your musicalstyle. You'll have fun, make music, and maybe even fall in lovewith this instrument that has inspired some of the world's bestmusicians and composers. Get started today, the easy way, withViolin For Dummies.
(Guitar Book). From Merle Travis and Chet Atkins to Vince Gill and Brad Paisley, this book/audio pack offers an inside look at the genesis of country guitar. Provides solo transcriptions in notes & tab, lessons on how to play them, guitarist bios, equipment notes, photos, history, and much more. The audio contains full-band demos of every solo in the book! Songs include: Country Boy * Foggy Mountain Special * Folsom Prison Blues * Hellecaster Theme * Hello Mary Lou * I've Got a Tiger by the Tail * The Only Daddy That Will Walk the Line * Please, Please Baby * Sugarfoot Rag * and more.
You need only minimal playing skills and three chords - G, C, and D7 - to accompany each song in this innovative book. This is the perfect book for beginners, casual musicians, and teaching studios. The book is absolutely bursting with an abundance of timeless standards, many of which are rarely found in print. All songs are made playable for folks who play for their own enjoyment. Melody, lyrics, and chords are included for each song. We invite your entire family to enjoy this unique book. It is also an excellent, compact fakebook for pros.
(At a Glance). A first of its kind, the At a Glance series pairs an instructional DVD lesson taught by a professional guitarist with a supplemental book for a comprehensive learning experience at an amazingly affordable price! Each book/DVD features several lessons pertaining to one topic, and the DVD lessons feature on-screen music. The lessons are loaded with valuable tips and information, and song examples help to demonstrate the concepts in action. Country Guitar At a Glance features four lessons, including: Country Rhythm Guitar, Country Lead Guitar, Chicken Pickin, and Pedal Steel Licks. Includes 17 songs: Bullish Boogie * Folsom Prison Blues * Hey, Good Lookin' * Mountain Music * Please, Please Baby * Sixteen Tons * Wildwood Flower * and more.