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Guitar All-In-One For Dummies, Book + Online Video & Audio Instruction, 2nd Edition (1118872029) cover image

Guitar All-In-One For Dummies, Book + Online Video & Audio Instruction, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-1-118-87202-4
Paperback
656 pages
August 2014
US $34.99 Add to Cart
Other Available Formats: E-book
Introduction 1

Book I: Guitar 101 5

Chapter 1: Guitar Anatomy and Tuning 7

Chapter 2: Get ting Ready to Play 21

Chapter 3: Buying and Stringing a Guitar 33

Chapter 4: Deciphering Music Notation and Tablature 59

Book II: Sounds and Techniques 75

Chapter 1: Basic Major and Minor Chords 77

Chapter 2: Adding Spice: Basic 7th Chords 95

Chapter 3: Power Chords and Barre Chords 109

Chapter 4: Right-Hand Rhy thm Guitar Techniques 123

Chapter 5: Playing Melodies in Position and in Double-Stops 147

Book III: Getting to Know Guitar Theory 163

Chapter 1: Navigating the Fretboard and Building Triads 165

Chapter 2: Getting to Know the CAGED System 189

Chapter 3: Playing Snazzier Chords with Chord Tones and Extensions 211

Chapter 4: Playing Chord Progressions by Numbers 229

Chapter 5: Identifying Tonics, Keys, and Modes 241

Chapter 6: Dominant Function and Voice Leading 271

Book IV: Rock Guitar 283

Chapter 1: I Know, It’s Only Rock Guitar, but I Like It 285

Chapter 2: Playing Lead 301

Chapter 3: Groovin’ on Riffs 323

Chapter 4: Going Up the Neck and Playing the Fancy Stuff 333

Chapter 5: The Care and Feeding of Your Electric Guitar 355

Book V: Blues Guitar 377

Chapter 1: Introducing the Blues and Playing Blues Rhythm 379

Chapter 2: Blues Progressions, Song Forms, and Moves 405

Chapter 3: Musical Rif fs: Bedrock of the Blues 427

Book VI: Classical Guitar 443

Chapter 1: Introducing the Classical Guitar 445

Chapter 2: Playing Easy Pieces in Open Position 467

Chapter 3: Combining Arpeggios and Melody 481

Book VII: Exercises: Practice, Practice, Practice 501

Chapter 1: Putting the Major Scales to Use in Your Playing 503

Chapter 2: Adding Major Scale Sequences to Your Repertoire 517

Chapter 3: Tackling the Three Minor Scales 531

Chapter 4: Building Finger Independence with Chord Exercises 561

Appendix A: 96 Common Chords 587

Appendix B: Accessing the Video Clips and Audio Tracks 591

Index 599

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