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      Hal Leonard Christopher Parkening Guitar Method Volume 1 (100339208)
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Premier method for the beginning classical guitarist.

By one of the world's preeminent virtuosos and the recognized heir to the legacy of Andrés Segovia, now completely revised and updated! With the Christopher Parkening Guitar Method, musicians will learn basic classical guitar techniques by playing over 50 beautiful classical pieces, 26 exercises and 14 duets, and through numerous photos and illustrations. The method covers: rudiments of the classical playing technique, note reading and music theory, selection and care of guitars, strategies for effective practicing, and much more!

Hal Leonard Christopher Parkening Guitar Method Volume 1 Features:

  • Revised and updated
    Over 50 classical pieces
    26 guitar exercises
    14 duets
    Numerous photos and illustrations
    Rudiments of classical technique
    Note reading and music theory
    Selection and care of guitars
    Strategies for effective practicing
    Much more




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  • Excellent

    As reviewed by C.W.P on 7/28/2009

    To me the greatest thing about this book is that if you want to read music notation and be able to play it, you can learn it with this book. It goes at a very good pace, teaching you the notes of the staff and where they correlate on the fingerboard. By the time you've finished this book, you should know every note on the fingerboard. I believe this is good knowledge to have for anyone wanting to play the guitar, to not only be able to play it, but to understand it. This book is priceless.

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  • Great Book

    As reviewed by Dave on 9/18/2007

    This is a well-written, easily understandable, supremely well done book. It works equally for self-teaching and for use with an instructor.

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