Classical Guitar for Dummies (Paperback)
Discover the magic of classical guitar with this fun and easy guide
The perfect starting point to learning classical guitar, Classical Guitar For Dummies, walks you through the steps, techniques, and styles you'll need to finger-pick your way around some of the most beautiful songs ever written.
Whether you're a first timer looking to add your very first classical guitar to your collection or you've already made the jump to the classical style want to pick up some priceless tips, this book is the easy-to-read companion you'll want at your side. You can even play along with audio and video examples at dummies.com that will help you on your journey toward classical guitar mastery.
In Classical Guitar For Dummies, you'll find:
- Foundational and advanced techniques, from adapting your playing posture to coloring your tone with vibrato
- Tips and tricks on playing classical guitar favorites, like Cavatina by Stanley Myers
- Explorations of classical scales, up and down the guitar neck
Classical Guitar For Dummies is an essential aid for new and aspiring classical guitarists just beginning to learn their craft. More experienced guitarists seeking to improve their fundamentals and learn some new strategies for creating amazing music will also find a ton of useful info inside.
About the Author
Mark Phillips is an author and former director of music at Cherry Lane Music. He has served as music editor of Guitar and Guitar One magazines. Jon Chappell is a guitarist, author, and former editor-in-chief of Guitar and Home Recording magazines. His work has appeared in Guitar Shop, Keyboard, Electronic Musician, and Guitar Player.