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Learning to play guitar : chords, scales, and solos / Dr. Colin McAllister.

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Great courses (DVD).

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (17 video files (approximately 510 min.)) : sound, color.
  • Publisher: [United States] : The Great Courses, 2017.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Episode 19 Barre Chords Episode 9 Planting for Control and Accuracy Episode 7 Pentatonic Scale Episode 24 Taking the Guitar to the Next Level Episode 16 Piano-Style Guitar and Fingernail Care Episode 6 Playing Rhythm Guitar Episode 5 Playing Fingerstyle Guitar Episode 4 Learning How to Practice the Guitar Episode 23 DADGAD Tuning and Lydian Mode Episode 21 Playing with Natural Harmonics Episode 17 Syncopated Strumming and Movable Scales Episode 1 Guitar Basics Episode 3 Classical Guitar Position and Posture Episode 18 A New Pentatonic Scale and the Capo Episode 15 Crosspicking and Bass Lines Episode 13 Hammer-Ons and Pull-Offs Episode 12 Travis Picking for Folk, Country, and Rock.
Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Lecturer: Dr. Colin McAllister.
Summary, etc.:
The guitar is one of the most accessible, versatile, and easy to learn instruments you can play. Get lessons and tips from expert, such as how a simple group of four guitar chords enables you to play hundreds of songs. Even if you already play the guitar, this course will broaden your knowledge by applying music theory, history, and expanding your repertoire of songs and styles.
Target Audience Note:
Rated TVPG.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Guitar > Instruction and study.
Guitar > Methods > Self-instruction.
Guitar > Studies and exercises.

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