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The Modern Guitar Method Grade 1 - Expanded Edition
The Grade 1 book provides valuable enhancement to the world's most popular guitar method. This comprehensive spiral bound volume doubles the amount of studies and solos presented. Every new concept is reinforced by numerous pages of new study material. In addition, every note contained in the original Modern Guitar Method Grade 1 is included and supported by additional playing material.
The Modern Guitar Method Grade 2 - Expanded Edition
The Grade 2 book adds new, carefully graded playing material for every concept taught. Solos are presented in various styles. A special feature is the addition of in-depth picking studies in the keys of C, Am, G, Em, F, Dm, D, and Bm. Additional studies are contained in second position and in 6/8 time. In short, if you really want to learn to play great guitar, this is the method. It is among the top in its thoroughness in teaching every important concept.
The Modern Guitar Method Grade 3 - Expanded Edition
The Grade 3 book contains outstanding solos, etudes, chord melody studies, scale studies, and duets in the keys of A, F#m, G, D, Em, Bm, F, Dm, Bb, Gm, Eb, Cm, Ab, and Fm. In addition, 2nd and 3rd positions are thoroughly explored. Every concept in the original Grade 3 has been expanded with ample playing material. Completion of this text will assure that the guitar student is well on the way to becoming an accomplished guitarist.
The Modern Guitar Method Grade 4 - Expanded Edition
The Grade 4 book is a comprehensive text filled with solos, technique and scale studies, duets and chord etudes designed to develop familiarity and skill playing in the higher positions on the guitar fingerboard. Fourth position is studied utilizing the keys of E, A, C#m, and D. Fifth position studies are in F, Dm, C, Am, Bb, and Eb. Seventh Position is developed with studies and solos in the keys of C, G, Em, Bm, F, Dm, D, and Gm. Finally, the 9th position is presented using the key of A Major.
The Modern Guitar Method Grade 5 - Expanded Edition
The Grade 5 book contains studies, chord melody solos, chord studies, quartal harmony etudes, triad studies and duets in the keys of C, Am, G, Em, F, Dm, D, Bm, Bb and Gm. It presents a comprehensive listing of chords found in each key. For each key, etudes are presented in four different positions. The most comprehensive approach to contemporary guitar mastery available.