Ideal for any teaching setting, this text includes all the information and instruction a novice student needs to successfully learn to play the guitar. Drawing on his own experiences as a musician and instructor, the author capably guides student and teacher from the very first encounter with a time signature, through learning finger placement, playing cords and reading compound meter.
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Classical guitarist Philip Hemmo has had the fortune to study with many of the world's most influential players and pedagogues. He holds degrees in Classical Guitar Performance from the University of Arizona and Illinois State University. Mr. Hemmo has performed numerous concerts throughout the United States and Mexico. His teachers have included Thomas Patterson, Todd Seelye, and Douglas Rubio. Mr. Hemmo has participated in master classes/workshops with such performers as Sharon Isbin, William Kanengiser, David Russell, and Abel Carlevaro. He has served on the faculty of the University of Arizona as well as his current position directing the Guitar studies program for Pima Community College where he specializes in classical guitar pedagogy and private instruction.Review:
"The use of rounds and musical ensembles throughout the book is most useful in teaching ensemble performance! Most texts use the old reliable tunes â€" it is time to include tunes 'in tune' with our times and the interests of the students."
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Book Description Cengage Learning, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110028650247
Book Description Cengage Learning. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0028650247 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1887207