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The Rough Guide to Guitar [NOOK Book]

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The guitar is the most popular instrument in the world, with well over two million sold every year in the US and Europe. Every teenager dreams, at some point, of being a guitar hero, while the number of adults who take up this relaxing and rewarding hobby continues to rise each year. Where do they all begin? Previously, the effort required several different resources-but now it's all here in one place, in The Rough Guide to Guitar.



Written by Dave Hunter, a one of the world's...

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The Rough Guide to Guitar

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Overview

The guitar is the most popular instrument in the world, with well over two million sold every year in the US and Europe. Every teenager dreams, at some point, of being a guitar hero, while the number of adults who take up this relaxing and rewarding hobby continues to rise each year. Where do they all begin? Previously, the effort required several different resources-but now it's all here in one place, in The Rough Guide to Guitar.



Written by Dave Hunter, a one of the world's leading guitar authors, The Rough Guide to Guitar covers everything the new player needs to know to get started successfully, and plenty of information that will benefit the novice and experienced guitarist, too. From a thorough analysis of the acoustic and electric instruments and their related equipment, to basic and advanced playing techniques in a range of styles, to the home recording techniques and putting a band together, The Rough Guide to Guitar covers it all, in concise and authoritative language that players of all ages and levels can absorb and appreciate.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781405388757
  • Publisher: Rough Guides, Limited
  • Publication date: 2/1/2011
  • Sold by: DK
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 1,119,141
  • File size: 9 MB

Meet the Author

Once guitarist with alternative pop band Drugstore who toured with the likes of Radiohead and Jeff Buckley, journalist and musician Dave Hunter has become one of the world's leading experts on guitar technology and is the author of several titles including The Guitar Amp Handbook (Backbeat 2005). He lives in New Hampshire.
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