Solo Guitar Playing 1 with CD
by Frederick Noad
Express yourself through the beautiful voice of the solo guitar.
Solo Guitar Playing can teach even the person with no previous musical training how to progress from simple single-line melodies to mastery of the guitar as a solo instrument. Fully illustrated with diagrams, photographs, and over 200 musical exercises and repertoire selections, this book offers thorough instruction in evey phase of classical guitar playing.
Complete coverage of individual skills includes:
Reading music, memorizing, and ear-training
Mastering the fingerboard
Building dexterity and speed
Developing tone color and musical phrasing
Inlcudes CD of performances by Frederick Noad of musical selections from the book.
Since its first printing in 1968, Frederick Noad's Solo Guitar Playing has been used by countless students and teachers of classical guitar. The 4th edition features revised and updated exercises and an expanded selection of solo guitar repertoire gleaned from the best selling Frederick Noad Guitar Anthology.
Frederick Noad (1929-2001) earned his M.A. from Oxford University and studied the guitar in Spain. Author of a number of instruction and repertoire books, he was well known for his programs on public television.