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Essential Elements for Guitar – Book 1
Comprehensive Guitar Method


Take your guitar teaching to a new level! Hal Leonard's top-selling comprehensive method for band and strings is now also available for guitar. With...

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Take your guitar teaching to a new level! Hal Leonard’s top-selling comprehensive method for band and strings is now also available for guitar. With the time-tested classroom teaching methods of Will Schmid and Bob Morris, popular songs in a variety of styles, and quality demonstration and backing tracks on the accompanying audio that is available for download or streaming online, Essential Elements for Guitar is sure to become a staple of guitar teachers’ instruction – and get beginning guitar students off to a great start.

This method has been designed to meet the National Standards for Music Education, with features such as cross-curricular activities, quizzes, multicultural songs, basic improvisation and more. Concepts covered in Book 1 include: getting started; basic music theory; guitar chords; notes on each string; music history; ensemble playing; performance spotlights; and much more!

Songs used in Book 1 include such hits as: Dust in the Wind • Eleanor Rigby • Every Breath You Take • Hey Jude • Hound Dog • Let It Be • Ode to Joy • Rock Around the Clock • Stand By Me • Surfin’ USA • Sweet Home Chicago • This Land Is Your Land • You Really Got Me • and more!

Weight 12.2 kg
Dimensions 12.00 × 9.00 × .277 m
Song List Low Rider, Can You Feel The Love Tonight, Jingle Bells, Wayfaring Stranger, De Colores, Simple Gifts, All My Loving, Worried Man Blues, Water Come A Me Eye, Minuet In G, C.C. Rider, Danny Boy, Stand By Me, Amazing Grace, American Pie, Greensleeves, Ode To Joy, When The Saints Go Marching In, Au Clair De La Lune, Aura Lee, Yankee Doodle, The Red River Valley, For He's A Jolly Good Fellow, Snake Charmer, Rockin' Robin, The Drunken Sailor, This Train, The Star-Spangled Banner, Scarborough Fair, Joshua (Fit The Battle Of Jericho), Marianne, Shenandoah, Midnight Special, He's Got The Whole World In His Hands, Corrina, Give My Regards To Broadway, Duke Of Earl, Dust In The Wind, I Gave My Love A Cherry (The Riddle Song), Will The Circle Be Unbroken, Eleanor Rigby, Every Breath You Take, Frere Jacques (Are You Sleeping?), Sinner Man, Good Mornin' Blues, Tell Ol' Bill, Hey Jude, Pay Me My Money Down, Hound Dog, Jambalaya (On The Bayou), Let It Be, Move It On Over, The Rainbow Connection, Ramblin' 'Round, Rock Around The Clock, Surfin' U.S.A., Sweet Home Chicago, Teach Your Children, This Land Is Your Land, Time Is On My Side, Fanfare Rondeau, Yellow Submarine, You Really Got Me, Your Cheatin' Heart
Credits:by Will Schmid and Bob Morris
Format:Book/Online Audio
Medium Description:Softcover Audio Online
Index Name:Essential Elements for Guitar, Book 1
First Publish Date:200507
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