Guitar Exercises For Dummies

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Guitar Exercises For Dummies includes over 300 exercises along with lots of technique-building practice opportunities. It starts off with warm-up exercises (on and off-instrument) and then logically transitions to scales, scale sequences, arpeggios, arpeggio sequences, and chords, with a focus on building strength and consistency as well as refining technique.

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    Title
Guitar For Dummies, with DVD Guitar Exercises For Dummies Guitar Chords For Dummies Guitar Theory For Dummies
       
  Guide Type Music Instruction Music Workbook Quick Reference  
  Audience Level Beginner to Intermediate All Player Levels All Player Levels Intermediate to Advanced
  Pages 408 240 384 312
  List Price $24.99 $22.99 $16.99 $24.99
  Publication Date October, 2012 December, 2008 June, 2010 October, 2013
  Author(s) Phillips and Chappell Phillips and Chappell Polin Serna
  Imprint For Dummies For Dummies For Dummies For Dummies
  Print Book 1118115546 0470387661 047066603X 1118646770
  Kindle Book B008KPM31Q B00B9UORG8 Not Available - Request Kindle Version B00EFB447U
  Edition 3rd 1st 1st 1st
  Brief Description A step-by-step guide to guitar basics & beyond. Includes photo-illustrated exercises, and play along audio and video on the DVD. A practice-oriented playbook with hands-on technique builders, warm-up exercises, scales arpeggios, chords, and much more. Includes simple & complex chords. Over 600 illustrated & photographed chords of finger positions on a string. Handy & portable. Everything needed to improve improvisational & compositional skills. Plus, get access to audio tracks and video instruction online.
 

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Train your fingers to become a lean, mean guitar-playing machine!

Want to sharpen your guitar-playing skills? This practice-oriented playbook is packed with hands-on technique builders, from warm-up exercises and scales to arpeggios, chords, and much more. You'll see how to apply your technique with performance pieces at the end of each chapter.

  • Review basic guitar fundamentals — posture, holding the guitar, sitting and standing with the guitar

  • Brush up on guitar notation — decoding tablature, comprehending chord diagrams, interpreting neck diagrams, recognizing rhythm slashes

  • Warm up away from the guitar — release tension, improve breathing, prepare your mind and body to play

  • Wake up those fingers — limber up your fingers by playing simple exercises

  • Develop strength, speed, and independence — play single-note patterns and chord progressions

Open the book and find:

  • More than 300 exercises in various keys, positions, and rhythms

  • Drills & tips to perfect your playing and maximize your practice time

  • Technique building opportunities

  • Scales, scale sequences, arpeggios, arpeggio sequences, and chords

  • Full-length pieces to play along with

  • Ways to improve your musicianship

Bonus CD Includes

  • Selected exercises from each chapter

  • Every performance piece

  • Open string tuning notes

  • Metronome tracks of different tempos

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