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Author Hodge, David, 1957-

Title The complete idiot's guide to guitar / by David Hodge.

Imprint Indianapolis, IN : Alpha, c2010.


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Description xv, 333 p. : ill., music ; 28 cm. + 1 CD (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents First steps of the journey. Getting acquainted and getting in tune ; Warming up one note at a time ; And now, a few chords ; Learning to read rhythms ; Learning to play rhythms -- Making great progress! Swinging with the blues ; Stretching out with three new chords ; Making your guitar sing with slurs ; Strumming by the measure or by the note ; Stop and go ; Finger picking in style -- Learning a little local lore. Major step forward ; Building chords from scratch ; Barre tending ; Using your intelligence -- Exploring even further. Clipping on a capo ; Beyond standard tuning ; Filling in the blanks ; Bringing melody and chords together ; making a solo ; Picking up speed -- Cool places to visit. Little country ; Rock solid ; Blues in the night ; Classical touch ; Some folks say ; Wearing of the green ; Jazzin' it up ; Pop.
Summary Presents a guide to the guitar that covers everything from how to hold the instrument and read music to making chords, strumming, and playing blues and rock riffs, with practice songs at the end of each chapter.
Subject Guitar -- Methods -- Self-instruction.
Guitars -- Study and teaching.
Guitars -- Self-instruction.
Added Title Guitar
ISBN 9781615640218 (pbk.)
1615640215 (pbk.)

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