Playing the melody, harmony, and bass all at the same time is what makes playing classical guitar music such a musically fulfiling pastime.
This book leads the way for the intermediate classical guitarist to advance their skill level, showing them the path by developing new techniques, enabling them to play the exciting classical music of their time.
Each of the nine included pieces is meant to introduce the intermediate level guitarist to a variety of techniques, compositional ideas, and musical influences. Prepare for each piece by reading the text and practicing any accompanying examples in the "About the Music" section. Use the Free Downloadable Recordings as a reference to ensure that you are capturing the right feel and expression.
You will see two icons throughout this book. They provide tips and ideas to get the most from what you are learning. They say what the notes and words on the page do not say, what the authors would say if they were there with you!
- Tech Tip Offers helpful suggestions related to the technical aspects of performing on the classical guitar.
- Music Master Provides historical facts and important information relating to the music.
Also included is access to free downloadable recordings to help you fine-tune your performance.