Solo Guitar Playing, Book 1 / Edition 4
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Solo Guitar Playing, Book 1 / Edition 4

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by Frederick Noad
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0825637112

ISBN-13: 9780825637117

Pub. Date: 08/01/2009

Publisher: Music Sales America

(Music Sales America). Express yourself through the beautiful voice of the solo guitar. Solo Guitar Playing can teach even the person with no previous musical training how to progress from simple single-line melodies to mastery of the guitar as a solo instrument. Fully illustrated with diagrams, photographs, and over 200 musical exercises and repertoire selections,

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(Music Sales America). Express yourself through the beautiful voice of the solo guitar. Solo Guitar Playing can teach even the person with no previous musical training how to progress from simple single-line melodies to mastery of the guitar as a solo instrument. Fully illustrated with diagrams, photographs, and over 200 musical exercises and repertoire selections, this book offers thorough instruction in every phase of classical guitar playing. Complete coverage of individual skills includes: Basic technique; Reading music, memorizing, and ear-training; Mastering the fingerboard; Building dexterity and speed; Developing tone color and musical phrasing; Position playing; Interpretation; and more. Since its first printing in 1968, Frederick Noad's Solo Guitar Playing has been used by countless students and teachers of classical guitar. The fourth edition features revised and updated exercises and an expanded selection of solo guitar repertoire gleaned from the best-selling Frederick Noad Guitar Anthology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780825637117
Publisher:
Music Sales America
Publication date:
08/01/2009
Edition description:
Revised & Update, Book & CD
Pages:
254
Sales rank:
304,711
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface13
Lesson 1Rhythm and Counting15
Dotted Notes15
A Common Baroque Pattern16
The Reverse Pattern16
Double Dotting17
Double-Dotted Quarter Notes17
Double-Dotted Eighth Notes18
Practical Exercises18
Lesson 2Scale Technique23
Tone Quality23
Right-Hand Stability24
Rest and Free Strokes24
Practical Exercises24
Increasing Speed26
Use of the Metronome26
Varied Practice Patterns27
Lesson 3Sight Reading, Frets 6-831
Memorization Exercises32
Four Pieces with Study Notes
Prelude38
Allegro40
Andantino alla Siciliana42
Andantino44
Lesson 4Arpeggios47
Historical Importance47
Style Brise47
Alberti Bass48
Arpeggio Technique48
The Tarrega Rules49
Giuliani's Exercises for the Right Hand50
Four Pieces with Study Notes
Variation on La Folia68
Variation69
Prelude in D71
Study No. 174
Lesson 5Slur Technique77
Ascending Ligados77
Descending Ligados77
Exercises for Daily Practice78
The Double Slur80
Three Pieces with Study Notes
Variation82
Etude84
Minuet85
Lesson 6Sight Reading, Frets 9-1287
Memorization Exercises87
Study Notes93
Prelude94
Lesson 7Style and Ornament: Classical and Romantic Periods95
Reformed Notation96
Grace Notes96
Turns97
Trills98
Cadenzas and A Piacere Passages98
Sforzando99
Dolce and Sul Ponticello99
Slides99
Portamento100
Tempo Rubato100
General Style101
Five Pieces with Study Notes
Divertimento102
Allegro Spiritoso104
Siciliana107
Prelude in E110
Mazurka in G112
Lesson 8Style and Ornament: the Late Renaissance115
Tempo116
Divisions116
Trills and Relishes117
Common Dance Forms118
The Pavan and Galliard118
The Alman118
The Coranto118
The Fantasia118
Five Pieces with Study Notes
Pavan, "The Earl of Salisbury,"120
Galliard, "Heigh Ho Holiday,"121
Galliard122
Alman, "Hit and Take It,"125
Fantasia126
Lesson 9Style and Ornament: the Baroque Period129
Mordents130
Shakes (Passing Trills)130
Cadential Trills130
Appoggiaturas132
Improvised Ornaments132
The Baroque Suite133
The Prelude133
The Allemand133
The Courant133
The Saraband134
The Gigue134
Optional Dances134
Seven Pieces with Study Notes
Prelude135
Allemand136
Courant138
Gavot139
Saraband141
Gigue143
Fantasia144
Lesson 10Two Concert Masterpieces149
Study Notes151
Recuerdos de la Alhambra152
Study Notes156
Estudio Brillante de Alard156

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