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Learning to play guitar : chords, scales, and solos

McAllister, Colin 1970- (lecturer.). Teaching Company. (Added Author).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Prince Rupert Library GCDVD 787.87 Lear GC061 (Text) 33294002074094 DVDs Volume hold Available -
Prince Rupert Library GCDVD 787.87 Lear GC061 (Text) 33294002074102 DVDs Available -
Prince Rupert Library GCDVD 787.87 Lear GC061 (Text) 33294002074110 DVDs Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781629973975
  • ISBN: 1629973971
  • ISBN: 9781629973968
  • ISBN: 1629973963
  • Physical Description: videodisc
    4 videodiscs (approximately 360 minutes) : : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (iv, 244 pages ; 19 cm) and 1 transcript book (iv, 489 : illustrations ; 19 cm).
  • Publisher: [Chantilly, Virginia] : Teaching Company :, 2017.

Content descriptions

General Note: Title from container.
Formatted Contents Note: Guitar basics: play a song in 60 seconds -- Tuning up, reading music, and dexterity -- Classical guitar position and posture -- Learning how to practice the guitar -- Playing fingerstyle guitar -- Playing rhythm guitar -- The pentatonic scale -- The blues scale and lateral stretching -- Planting for control and accuracy -- Guitar tremolo: gaining speed -- Legato and power chords -- Travis picking for folk, country, and rock -- Hammer-ons and pull-offs -- Finger independence and chord theory -- Crosspicking and bass lines -- Piano-style guitar and fingernail care -- Syncopated strumming and movable scales -- A new pentatonic scale and the capo -- Barre chords: movable chords -- Flamenco technique: rasgueado -- Playing with natural harmonics -- Jazz harmony and Dorian mode -- DADGAD tuning and Lydian mode -- Taking the guitar to the next level.
Participant or Performer Note: Lecturer: Colin McAllister.
Subject: Guitar -- Methods
Guitar -- Studies and exercises

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