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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 and popular songs in a variety of styles, 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; ensemble playing; 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 11.9 kg
Dimensions 12.00 × 9.00 × .235 m
Song List Low Rider, Can You Feel The Love Tonight, Jingle Bells, Wayfaring Stranger, De Colores, All My Loving, Worried Man Blues, Water Come A Me Eye, C.C. Rider, Danny Boy, Stand By Me, Simple Gifts, Amazing Grace, American Pie, Greensleeves, Minuet In G, 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, 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, Eleanor Rigby, Will The Circle Be Unbroken, 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, Joshua (Fit The Battle Of Jericho), I Gave My Love A Cherry (The Riddle Song), 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 Only
Medium Description:Softcover
Index Name:Essential Elements for Guitar, Book 1
First Publish Date:200712
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