(Bass Builders). The complete guide for mastering the six-string bass! This book with online audio covers scales, arpeggios, modes, chord forms, two-handed tapping, alternative techniques, chromatic exercises and theory concepts. Over 90 full-demo tracks performed by the author are accessed online, for download or streaming, using the unique access code in each book. The audio files include PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right.
Fine piano playing requires many essentials, including tone, technique, rhythm in all of its varieties, phrasing, dynamics â and the use of the pedals, especially the damper pedal. The artistic and tasteful use of the pedal adds to the interest and beauty of performances and forms an intrinsic part of interpretation. This classic guide explains pedaling's most important uses and assists students in developing their instincts for musical and artistic pedaling. Anton Rubinstein called the damper pedal "the soul of the piano," yet instruction and technique on its use can be difficult to come by. This volume remedies that neglect, with numerous examples from piano literature that illustrate the effects of pedaling. Its author, Henrich Gebhard, was an acclaimed twentieth-century composer, teacher, and virtuoso pianist. His students included Leonard Bernstein, who provides an Introduction with warm reminiscences of his instructor and mentor.
"Guitar Thesaurus Vol.III: Harmonization", as the title implies, provides you the harmonization of every scale used in popular and jazz music in the most easy-to-apply way! Utilizing the successful shapes presented in the previous guides,Â Vol.IIIÂ reaches a whole new level by demonstrating all the chords originated from every diatonic degree of the Major, Harmonic & Melodic Minor Families. With more than 5 different chord types, including triads, 7ths and all the extended chords,Â Vol.IIIÂ is the tool you 've been looking for all these years. Choose the scale, find the page, and create your personal style!
(Guitar Educational). Understand arpeggios with this great beginner's guide! You'll discover: the difference between arpeggios and scales; how arpeggios can improve your solos and help you play faster; essential open and moveable arpeggio shapes shown in both tab and as guitar fretboxes; and more. The CD features over 40 tracks, with sample solos, backing tracks and three complete pieces to play along with.