9780793585205

The Christopher Parkening Guitar Method

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  • ISBN13:

    9780793585205

  • ISBN10:

    0793585201

  • Edition: Revised
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1999-05-01
  • Publisher: Hal Leonard Corp

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Summary

This premier method for the beginning classical guitarist, by one of the world's pre-eminent virtuosos and the recognized heir to the legacy of Andres Segovia, is now completely revised and updated! Guitarists will learn basic classical technique by playing over 50 beautiful classical pieces, 26 exercises and 14 duets, and through numerous photos and illustrations. The method covers: rudiments of classical technique, note reading and music theory, selection and care of guitars, strategies for effective practicing, and much more!

Table of Contents

Foreword 7(1)
Parts of the Guitar
8(2)
Holding the Guitar
10(2)
Tuning the Guitar
12(2)
The Right Hand
14(2)
Two Ways of Striking a String
16(2)
Fundamentals of Music Notation
18(2)
Practicing
20(1)
Rhythm Studies
20(2)
Notes on the Open Bass Strings
22(2)
Notes on the Open Treble Strings
24(2)
The Left Hand
26(1)
Positioning of the Left-hand Fingers
27(1)
Notes on the 1st String
28(2)
Notes on the 2nd String
30(1)
Waltz in A Minor
30(3)
Notes on the 3rd String
33(1)
Spanish Melody
33(1)
Prelude in C Major
33(1)
Rests and Ties
34(1)
Music in Two Voices
34(1)
Au Clair de la Lune
35(1)
Arpeggio
36(1)
Planting
36(2)
Sharps, Flats, and Naturals
38(2)
6/8 Time Signature
40(1)
Memorization
41(1)
Notes on the 4th String
42(1)
Triplets and Sixteenth Notes
43(1)
Melancolia
43(1)
Pick-up Notes
43(1)
Fugue - Bach
44(1)
Notes on the 5th String
45(1)
C Major Scale with Variations
45(1)
Notes on the 6th String
46(1)
The Natural Scale
46(1)
Variation on a Spanish Theme
47(1)
The Fingernails
48(1)
Tone Production
49(1)
Two Notes Played Together
50(1)
Spanish Dance
50(1)
Kings of Orient
50(2)
Open String Equivalents
52(1)
Guide and Pivot Fingers
53(1)
Prelude in A Minor
53(1)
Chromatic Scale
53(2)
Theme from Symphony No. 9 - Beethoven
55(1)
English Folk Song
55(1)
Table of Common Tempo Terms
56(1)
Dynamic Markings
56(1)
Repeat Markings
56(1)
Allegro - Giuliani
57(1)
Ode to Joy - Beethoven
58(1)
Spanish Waltz
58(1)
Andantino - Carcassi
59(1)
In The Hall of Mountain King - Grieg
60(1)
Three Notes Played Together
61(1)
Hymn
61(1)
Estudio - Aguado
61(1)
High A on the 1st String
62(1)
Tarantella
62(1)
Bourree - Bach
63(1)
Four Notes Played Together
64(1)
Intermezzo
64(1)
Prelude in C Major - Carcassi
64(1)
Greensleeves
65(1)
Music Theory Scales, Intervals, Key Signatures
66(1)
Music Theory Circle of 5ths, Relative Minors, Chords
67(1)
Transposing Keys
68(2)
Three Technical Exercises
70(2)
Bourree - Telemann
72(2)
The Bar
74(1)
Prelude in D Major
75(1)
All Through the Night
76(2)
Supplementary Pieces
Moderato - Giuliani
78(1)
English Dance - Carcassi
78(1)
Rondo - Rameau
79(1)
Andante - Sor
80(1)
Etude - Carulli
81(1)
Packington's Pound
82(1)
Fur Elise - Beethoven
83(1)
Scottish Folk Song
83(1)
Minuet in G - Bach
84(1)
Lullaby - Brahms
84(1)
Waltz in E Minor - Carulli
85(1)
Simple Gifts
86(1)
Minuet - De Visee
86(1)
Kemp's Jig
87(1)
Italian Dance - Neusiedler
88(1)
Bourree - Bach
89(1)
Theme - Handel
89(1)
Spanish Folk Song
90(1)
Catalonian Song
91(1)
Malaguena
92(2)
Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring - Bach
94(3)
Appendix
Summary of Guitar Music Fingering
97(1)
The Classical Guitar: A Brief History
98(2)
Selecting a Classical Guitar
100(1)
Care of the Guitar
101(1)
Attaching Strings
102(1)
Guitar Chord Chart
103(1)
Concise Dictionary of Musical Terms
104(2)
Fingerboard Chart
106(1)
The Christopher Parkening Discography
107

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