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A Modern Method for Guitar - Volume 1 - by William G Leavitt. 8.5x11 inches. 128 pages.

This practical, comprehensive method is used as the basic text for Berklee College Of Music guitar program. Its progressive approach helps develop technique in both hands as you learn to read music. Innovative solos, duets and exercises progressively teach melody, harmony and rhythm. Volume 1 builds a solid foundation for beginning guitarists and features a comprehensive range of guitar and music fundamentals, including:

  • Scale and Arpeggio Studies

  • Melodic Studies

  • Chord Etudes

  • Chord Forms

  • Reading Studies

A Great Foundation. It is available with and without a CD or Cassette.

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A Modern Method for Guitar - Volume 2 - by William G Leavitt. 8.5x11 inches. 128 pages.

Continuation from Modern Method For Guitar Volume 1. An Intermediate level book that continues and builds upon the study of melody, scales, arpeggios, and chords, covering the entire fingerboard. This volume also addresses:

  • Intervals

  • Chord Voicings

  • Improvisation

  • Duets

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A Modern Method for Guitar - Volume 3 - by William G Leavitt. Book. 8.5x11 inches. 128 pages.

Continuation from Modern Method For Guitar Volume 2. An Advanced level book that continues and builds upon the study of melody, scales, arpeggios, and chords

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Arpeggios for Guitar - By Don Latarski. Edited by Aaron Stang. 9x12 inches.52 pages.

Shows each arpeggio in five positions in a simple diagram format. For every arpeggio the corresponding chord form and scale pattern are also shown. Covers all forms of the major, minor, and dominant 7th type chords.

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Mel Bay's Chord Diagram Pad

This a book of tear out chord diagrams, 36 x 5 fret diagrams per page, the sheets have chord diagrams on both sides. Contains 79 full-sized, pull-out pages. Printed in black ink on regular-weight, off-white paper.
A very useful book for writing out chords, scales and arpeggios.

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