The Guitar Player's Songwriting Bible

The Guitar Player's Songwriting Bible

Book Plus CD - 2010
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This hardcover book with internal wire-o binding is 6.5in x 8in is a perfect size for readers to keep handy and reference often. The stylish design of the book, along with the interior photographs, illustrations and diagrams, make the learning process fun and simple for beginners and well-read enthusiasts.

Readers can learn how to combine chord sequences, melodies, and riffs to create your own music in any style, and this book makes an excellent gift for beginners or practiced songwriters. The book describes melodies, major and minor scales, and a full chord directory can help readers find just the right sound. Chapters on organizing song fragments, adding pieces, stripping them away, and customizing them can help fine-tune the process.

The truth is, you don't have to be a great guitarist to be able to write songs for the guitar. Only a basic knowledge of guitar is required, and you will build up your skills and understanding as you progress through the book. More experienced players will find plenty of unexpected, habit breaking chord progressions. You will find exercises to help put theory into practice, and an inspirational catalog of essential playlists from the greatest songwriters of all time. The Guitar Player's Songwriting Bible includes an audio CD.
Publisher: New York : Chartwell Books, 2010
ISBN: 9780785826484
Branch Call Number: 787.87193 C85526g 2010
Characteristics: 256 p. : col. ill. ; 21cm. + 1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)


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Guitar players of all levels will find something to enjoy in this songwriting guidebook.

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