Guitar Rhythm & Technique For Dummies Resource Center

This audio and video resource center is an interactive addition to Guitar Rhythm and Technique For Dummies, with bonus material created to help you better understand the concepts and techniques from the book. You can navigate to your desired video clip and audio track by viewing a chapter, then selecting individual clips or tracks in the content menu.

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Ch 1 | Ch 2 | Ch 3 | Ch 4 | Ch 5 | Ch 6 | Ch 7 | Ch 8 | Ch 9 | Ch 10 | Ch 11 | Ch 12 | Ch 13 | Ch 14 | More on Guitars

Chapter 1: Rhythm and Technique in a Nutshell

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Chapter 2: Getting to Know the Music Staff and Traveling through Time

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Chapter 3: Playing Eighth-Note Strum Patterns

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Chapter 4: Playing Sixteenth-Note Strum Patterns

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Chapter 5: Playing Triplets, Shuffles, and Compound Time Signatures

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Chapter 6: Working with Fingerings

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Chapter 7: Adding Articulation and Expression

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Chapter 8: Sounding Harmonics

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Chapter 9: Using Alternate Tunings and Playing Slide Guitar

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Chapter 10: Picking and Choosing: Exploring Picking Techniques

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Chapter 11: Fingerpickin’ Good: Exploring Fingerstyle Techniques

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Chapter 12: Using a Tremolo System

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Chapter 13: Running Down Your Rhythms

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Chapter 14: Picking through Scales with Melodic Patterns

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