The Composer's Guide to the Electric Guitar

The Composer's Guide to the Electric Guitar

by David Laganella
     
 

The Composer's Guide to the Electric Guitar is an essential book for composers, arrangers, and electric guitarists. It is the only book on the market that provides in-depth coverage on how to compose for all aspects of the electric guitar. The book provides notation for all standard plectrum performance practices, harmonics, and extended techniques. It comparesSee more details below

Overview

The Composer's Guide to the Electric Guitar is an essential book for composers, arrangers, and electric guitarists. It is the only book on the market that provides in-depth coverage on how to compose for all aspects of the electric guitar. The book provides notation for all standard plectrum performance practices, harmonics, and extended techniques. It compares the key components that distinguish common types of electric guitars. There is also significant information about sound processors and how they affect the guitar's tone and timbre. The book comes with a compact disc that provides audio corresponding to the music examples. This is a valuable book for composers of any musical genre. It also makes a great reference book for electric guitarists who wish to have the complete profile of their instrument.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786662821
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
02/28/2003
Pages:
56
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.40(d)

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