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The Mel Bay Modern Guitar Method Grade 1, Expanded Edition authored by Mel Bay and William Bay. The guitar instruction series provides valuable enhancement to the world's most popular guitar method book. This comprehensive, spiral-bound volume doubles the number of studies and solos presented in the original edition. Every new concept is reinforced by numerous pages of fresh study material. In addition, every note contained in the original Modern Guitar Method Grade 1 is included and supported by additional playing material.

Mel Bay Modern Guitar Method Grade 2, Expanded Edition:
Authored by Mel Bay and William Bay, this book is an extended version of the famed Mel Bay Modern Guitar Method Grade 2 that 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 unmatched in its thoroughness in teaching important guitar concepts.

Mel Bay Modern Guitar Method Grade 3, Expanded Edition:
Authored by Mel Bay and William Bay, this book is an extended version of the acclaimed Modern Guitar Method Grade 3 that 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 has been expanded with ample playing material. Completion of this text will assure that the guitar student is well on their way to becoming an accomplished guitarist.

Mel Bay Modern Guitar Method Grade 4, Expanded Edition:
Authored by Mel Bay and William Bay, this book is a comprehensive text filled with solos, technique and scale studies, plus 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.

Mel Bay Modern Guitar Method Grade 5, Expanded Edition:
Authored by Mel Bay and William Bay, this 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. Presents a comprehensive listing of chords found in each key. For each key, etudes are presented in 4 different positions. Companion recordings are included. One of the most comprehensive approaches to contemporary guitar mastery available.

Mel Bay Modern Guitar Method Grade 6, Expanded Edition:
Authored by Mel Bay and William Bay, this book contains studies, chord melody solos, chord studies, quartal harmony etudes, triad studies, and duets in the keys of A, F#m, Eb, Cm, E, C#m, Ab, and Fm. Presents a comprehensive listing of chords found in each key. For each key, etudes are presented in 4 different positions. One of the most comprehensive approaches to contemporary guitar mastery available. Companion recordings are included.

Mel Bay Modern Guitar Method Grade 7, Expanded Edition:
Authored by Mel Bay and William Bay, this book contains studies, chord melody solos, chord studies, quartal harmony etudes, triad studies, and duets in the keys of B, G#m, Db, Bbm, Gb, and Ebm. Presents a comprehensive listing of chords found in each key. For each key, etudes are presented in four different positions. One of the most comprehensive approach to contemporary guitar mastery available. Companion recordings are included.

FEATURES

  • Modern Guitar Method Grade 1, Expanded Edition:
  • Expands entire content of the original
  • Doubles the amount of study and solo material
  • Spiral-bound for durability and reading convenience
  • Provides an incredibly solid foundation for any guitar student
  • Modern Guitar Method Grade 2, Expanded Edition:
  • Additional new music for every concept taught
  • Picking studies in 8 keys
  • New solos in diverse styles
  • Begins study of position playing
  • Carefully graded to move at a user-friendly pace
  • Unmatched in comprehensiveness'
  • Each book includes 2 CDs
SPECIFICATIONS
  • Modern Guitar Method Grade 1, Expanded Edition:
  • Authors: Mel Bay and William Bay
  • Level: beginning
  • Number of pages: 88
  • Book dimensions: 11-3/4" H x 8-3/4" W
  • Date published: 8/26/2008
  • Series: Modern Guitar Method
  • Manufacturer's product number: 93200EBCD
  • ISBN: 0786650206
  • ISBN13: 9780786650200
  • Modern Guitar Method Grade 2, Expanded Edition:
  • Authors: Mel Bay and William Bay
  • Level: beginning to intermediate
  • Number of pages: 88
  • Book dimensions: 11-3/4" H x 8-3/4" W
  • Date published: 1/11/2006
  • Series: Modern Guitar Method
  • Manufacturer's product number: 93201EBCD
  • ISBN: 0786674334
  • ISBN13: 9780786674336
  • Modern Guitar Method Grade 3, Expanded Edition:
  • Authors: Mel Bay and William Bay
  • Level: intermediate
  • Number of pages: 96
  • Book dimensions: 11-3/4" H x 8-3/4" W
  • Date published: 4/24/2006
  • Series: Modern Guitar Method
  • Manufacturer's product number: 93202EBCD
  • ISBN: 0786675454
  • ISBN13: 9780786675456
  • Modern Guitar Method Grade 4, Expanded Edition:
  • Authors: Mel Bay and William Bay
  • Level: intermediate to advanced
  • Number of pages: 96
  • Book dimensions: 11-3/4" H x 8-3/4" W
  • Date published: 2/19/2007
  • Series: Modern Guitar Method
  • Manufacturer's product number: 93203EBCD
  • ISBN: 0786675489
  • ISBN13: 9780786675487
  • Modern Guitar Method Grade 4, Expanded Edition:
  • Authors: Mel Bay and William Bay
  • Level: intermediate to advanced
  • Number of pages: 104
  • Book dimensions: 11-3/4" H x 8-3/4" W
  • Date published: 1/16/2008
  • Series: Modern Guitar Method
  • Manufacturer's product number: 93204EBCD
  • ISBN: 078667766X
  • ISBN13: 9780786677665
  • Modern Guitar Method Grade 5, Expanded Edition:
  • Authors: Mel Bay and William Bay
  • Level: intermediate to advanced
  • Number of pages: 104
  • Book dimensions: 11-3/4" H x 8-3/4" W
  • Date published: 1/16/2008
  • Series: Modern Guitar Method
  • Manufacturer's product number: 93204EBCD
  • ISBN: 078667766X
  • ISBN13: 9780786677665
  • Modern Guitar Method Grade 6, Expanded Edition:
  • Authors: Mel Bay and William Bay
  • Level: advanced
  • Number of pages: 100
  • Book dimensions: 11-3/4" H x 8-3/4" W
  • Date published: 8/26/2008
  • Series: Modern Guitar Method
  • Manufacturer's product number: 93205EBCD
  • ISBN: 0786677600
  • ISBN13: 9780786677603
  • Modern Guitar Method Grade 7, Expanded Edition:
  • Authors: Mel Bay and William Bay
  • Level: advanced
  • Number of pages: 104
  • Book dimensions: 11-3/4" H x 8-3/4" W
  • Date published: 1/21/2010
  • Series: Modern Guitar Method
  • Manufacturer's product number: 93206EBCD
  • ISBN: 0786676434
  • ISBN13: 9780786676439
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5.0

Great Product

By Paul

from Florida

Comments about Mel Bay Modern Guitar Method Expanded Edition Vol. 1-7 Book/CD Package:

The Melbay methods are great, I have learned more from this than any other book out there. The cd's come with an amazing way of teaching you and also make it fun with the included songs, it really makes you feel great after playing a study, with patience and pratice with these books you can become a great guitar player.

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Excellent product

By Pablo Bonilla

from Plantation Fl

Comments about Mel Bay Modern Guitar Method Expanded Edition Vol. 1-7 Book/CD Package:

If you are serious about learning the guitar these are the best books out there to learn they are fun and come with a bundle of songs to play along with, starting with book 1 you will get hooked once you finish this book you might even go back and play the songs over and over again it is a lot of fun, I recommend these books for the beginner and advanced to just to freshen up on your skills so look no further and buy this you will be hooked.

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On The Road To Being An Accomplished Gutarist

By Allan

from Norman, Oklahoma

Comments about Mel Bay Modern Guitar Method Expanded Edition Vol. 1-7 Book/CD Package:

I took about 10 lessons from the original Mel Bay book # 1 when I was a teen ager and then started playing in a Rock Band. I always wanted to study the complete Mel Bay system and learn more about music theory and be able to read music better. I recently retired and I ordered all 7 books. The Expanded Additions with the CD's are outstanding. These books have plenty of songs and drills. You know you can move on to the next page when you can play along with the corresponding track on the CD. I dedicate one to two hours a day and feel as if when I am finished I could qualify as studio musicians reading and playing what ever is in front of me. Also note that on the back of each book there are several supporting books you can buy to really enhance your talents at each level. I plan to purchase those as well.

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