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The Total Classical Guitarist, A Fun and Comprehensive Overview of Classical Guitar Playing (Book & CD) (Guitar), #YL00-39338 By Martha Masters
The Total Classical Guitarist


 
The Total Classical Guitarist, A Fun and Comprehensive Overview of Classical Guitar Playing (Book & CD) (Guitar), #YL00-39338 By Martha Masters

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The Total Classical Guitarist, A Fun and Comprehensive Overview of Classical Guitar Playing (Book & CD) (Guitar), #YL00-39338 : By Martha Masters : Classical Guitar Method or Supplement : Book & CD : The Total Guitarist : Early Elementary / Late Intermediate : A Fun and Comprehensive Overview of Classical Guitar Playing
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The Total Classical Guitarist teaches the essentials of classical guitar from beginning levels to late intermediate. This exciting method features in-depth lessons on right- and left-hand technique, posture, ornaments and slurs, performance aesthetics, fingernail care, and much more. Intended for those with some experience playing guitar (not the absolute beginner), this book will appeal to traditional classical guitarists and teachers---as it features examples written in standard music notation only (no TAB). A CD demonstrating all of the examples in the book is included. Features: * Practical, easy-to-understand lessons in technique and posture * In-depth discussion of fingernails, including shape and maintenance * Comprehensive instruction on performing slurs and ornaments * Special techniques such as pizzicato, Bartok pizzicato, natural harmonics, artificial harmonics, tamboura, and tremolo * Musical considerations like dynamics, colors, articulations, rubato, and vibrato * Practicing strategies, including notes for crossover players and making the most of your practice time About the Author Martha Masters is an award-winning performer, recording artist, and educator. She received both her bachelor and master of music degrees from The Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University, where she studied with Manuel Barrueco, and completed the doctor of musical arts degree at the University of Southern California as a student of Scott Tennant. Masters has won first prize in the Guitar Foundation of America (GFA) International Solo Competition and the Andres Segovia International Guitar Competition in Linares, Spain. In addition to being a faculty member at Loyola Marymount University, Masters is also president of the Guitar Foundation of America and has released five recordings on the Naxos and GSP labels.

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PublisherAlfred Publishing
Format Book & CD
Instrument Guitar
Category Classical Guitar Method or Supplement
Level Early Elementary / Late Intermediate
Pages128
Shipping Weight0.95   lbs
Alfred Publishing Item 00-39338
Product Code YL00-39338
UPC Code38081440422
ISBN 10 0739089315
EAN 9780739089316

Martha Masters : Author


SONG LIST
Title:         Malaguena
Artist:     Tarrega

Title:         Two Pieces by Tarrega

Title:         Malaguena

Title:         Landler
Artist:     Mertz

Title:         Landler

Title:         Lagrima

Title:         Bartok Pizzicato

Title:         Vals
Artist:     Tarrega

Title:         Rondo
Artist:     Kuffner

Title:         Asturias (Leyenda)
Artist:     Albeniz

Title:         Vibrato

Title:         Valtz
Artist:     Aguado

Title:         Valtz

Title:         Vals
Artist:     Ferrer

Title:         Vals

Title:         Vals

Title:         Using Your New Musical Tools

Title:         Two Short Pieces

Title:         Tuning

Title:         Trill

Title:         Tremolo

Title:         Tonal Colors

Title:         Thumb and Fingers Working Together

Title:         The Staff

Title:         The Logic of the Fingerboard

Title:         The Importance of a Good Teacher

Title:         The Classical Aesthetic

Title:         Technical Supplements

Title:         Technical Supplements
Title: Technical Supplements
Title: Technical Supplements
Title: Technical Supplements
Title: Song of the Toreador- - Artist: Bizet
Title: Song of the Toreador
Title: Sitting Position
Title: Sicilienne- - Artist: Carulli
Title: Sicilienne
Title: Shifting Within a Position
Title: Shifting Up and Down the Neck
Title: Rubato
Title: Romanza- - Artist: Anonymous
Title: Romanza
Title: Rhythm
Title: Rest Stroke
Title: Reading Pitches
Title: Purchasing a Guitar
Title: Prelude in G
Title: Prelude in E
Title: Prelude in A Minor
Title: Prelude in A
Title: Prelude- - Artist: Molino
Title: Prelude
Title: Playing with the Thumb
Title: Pizzicato
Title: Parts of the Guitar
Title: Ode to Joy- - Artist: Beethoven
Title: Ode to Joy
Title: Nocturne- - Artist: Mertz
Title: Nocturne
Title: Multiple Fingers Working Together
Title: Mordent
Title: Moderato- - Artist: Carulli
Title: Moderato
Title: Making the Most of Your Practice Time
Title: Maestoso- - Artist: Giuliani
Title: Maestoso
Title: Larghetto Espressivo- - Artist: Carulli
Title: Larghetto Espressivo
Title: La Paloma- - Artist: Yradier
Title: La Paloma
Title: La Chasse- - Artist: Coste
Title: La Chasse
Title: Keys and Key Signatures
Title: Introduction
Title: Identifying the Fingers
Title: Harmonics
Title: Greensleeves- - Artist: Traditional
Title: Greensleeves
Title: Grace Notes
Title: Golpe
Title: Free Stroke
Title: Etude in C Minor- - Artist: Sor
Title: Etude in C Minor
Title: Etude in C- - Artist: Sor
Title: Etude in C- - Artist: Sor
Title: Etude in C
Title: Etude in C
Title: Etude in A Minor- - Artist: Aguado
Title: Etude in A Minor
Title: Etude- - Artist: Carcassi
Title: Etude- - Artist: Cano
Title: Etude
Title: Etude
Title: Efficient Use of Hands
Title: Dynamics
Title: Divertissement in F- - Artist: Giuliani
Title: Divertissement in F
Title: Divertissement in C- - Artist: Giuliani
Title: Divertissement in C
Title: Divertimento- - Artist: Cano
Title: Divertimento
Title: Descending Slurs
Title: Crossing Strings
Title: Continuing Your Growth as a Classical Guitarist
Title: Contact Point and Fingernails
Title: Chromatic Scales
Title: CHAPTER 9: PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER
Title: CHAPTER 8: LEFT-HAND MOBILITY
Title: CHAPTER 7: PLAYING MORE THAN ONE NOTE AT A TIME
Title: CHAPTER 6: INTEGRATING READING SKILLS WITH RIGHT- AND LEFT-HAND TECHNIQUE
Title: CHAPTER 5: THE LEFT HAND
Title: CHAPTER 4: SITTING AND RIGHT-HAND POSITION
Title: CHAPTER 3: READING MUSIC
Title: CHAPTER 2: PRACTICE STRATEGIES
Title: CHAPTER 13: MUSICAL CONSIDERATIONS
Title: CHAPTER 12: SPECIAL 'TRICKS' AND TECHNIQUES
Title: CHAPTER 11: ORNAMENTS
Title: CHAPTER 10: SLURS
Title: CHAPTER 1: GETTING STARTED
Title: Carulli Arpeggio Studies
Title: Basic Right-Hand Position
Title: Basic Position
Title: Barcarolle- - Artist: Coste
Title: Barcarolle
Title: Asturias (Leyenda)
Title: Ascending Slurs
Title: Articulations
Title: Arpeggios
Title: Aria- - Artist: Brescianello
Title: Aria
Title: Andante Agitato- - Artist: Carulli
Title: Andante Agitato
Title: Andante- - Artist: Aguado
Title: Andante
Title: Alternating Fingers on a Single String
Title: Alternating and Crossing
Title: Allegro- - Artist: Aguado
Title: Allegretto- - Artist: Ferrer
Title: Allegretto
Title: Adelita
Title: Accidentals and Enharmonic Equivalents
Title: About the Author
Title: A Note for Crossover Players

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