Frederic Hand, one of the world's top players, brings the beauty and romance of the classical guitar to any player who has a familiarity with the fingerboard and some basic classical technique. He teaches seven well-known and beloved student pieces, demonstrating correct technique and other invaluable pointers. Includes three Italian lute pieces (Vaghe Belleze • Bianco Fiore • Danza), plus Bach's Sarabande • Sor's Study in B Minor • Tarrega's Adelita • and Fred Hand's own distinguished arrangement of the traditional Shaker hymn Simple Gifts.
If you're getting into jazz or expanding your jazz chops, this comprehensive approach is for you. From comping and chord voicings to single-note soloing, you will learn, step by step, the tools necessary for playing jazz guitar. This book is easy to understand and contains hundreds of great-sounding playable examples to serve as springboards for applying the concepts to jazz standards or your own compositions. Whether you're into traditional jazz or fusion, this book has it all. In notation and tablature.
Here's a lesson for both classical musicians and fingerstyle guitarists who want to discover their 'natural dexterity' for speed, tone and effortless technique! Whether you are a beginning or advanced guitarist, you will benefit from Fred Hand's in-depth exploration of the fundamental principles of classical guitar technique. 'Your body and mind have an innate ability to express the music that you hear', says Hand, 'you only need to tap into this source'.
“Learn what it really takes to play guitar like Randy Rhoads!” This fifth installment of the Phrase By Phrase™ DVD series investigates the lead guitar prowess, earth shaking riffs, rhythm, classical influences and writing skills of the late Randy Rhoads. Researching his work with Ozzy Osbourne, this method explores Randy’s style, variation and improvisations on the guitar. As a whole, the viewer will be guided through a learning experience based on popular studio productions, (even comparing alternate takes and edits), concert adaptations, as well as commentary on rare live video footage.
Although there are thousands of great classical guitar songs, a few of them stand out from the crowd… a few that captivate audiences and inspire standing ovations… a few that hold a place deep within the heart of every classical guitarist. This is a list of the top 10 best, solo, classical guitar songs.