Learn how to read music and play the guitar from a master of the instrument.
4 videodiscs (approximately 720 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (iv, 244 pages : illustrations).
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Title from container.
"Course no. 7776."
Contains 24 lectures; each lecture is approximately 30 minutes.
Lecturer: Dr. Colin McAllister, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs.
In English. Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Disc 1. Guitar basics: play a song in 60 seconds
Tuning up, reading music, and dexterity
Classical guitar position and posture
Learning how to practice the guitar
Playing fingerstyle guitar
Playing rhythm guitar
Disc 2. The pentatonic scale
The blues scale and lateral stretching
Planting for control and accuracy
Guitar tremolo: gaining speed
Legato and power chords
Travis picking for folk, country, and rock
Disc 3. Hammer-ons and pull-offs
Finger independence and chord theory
Crosspicking and bass lines
Piano-style guitar and fingernail care
Syncopated strumming and movable scales
A new pentatonic scale and the capo
Disc 4. Barre chords: movable chords
Flamenco technique: rasgueado
Playing with natural harmonics
Jazz harmony and Dorian mode
DADGAD tuning and Lydian mode
Taking the guitar to the next level.
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Series:The great courses. Better Living. Hobby
Subjects:Guitar -- Instruction and study.
Guitar -- Methods -- Self-instruction.
Guitar -- Studies and exercises.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Genre:Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Other Authors:McAllister, Colin, 1970- teacher.
Teaching Company, production company.