The Guitar: A Guide for Students and Teachers

Editor Michael Stimpson, Michael Stimson

OUP | December 1, 1994 | Trade Paperback

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The guitar occupies a unique position in the history of Western music. It has always enjoyed wide popularity as an instrument of popular music, yet it also forms a bridge to the classic tradition. The contributors to this wide-ranging survey include some of the best-known names in the guitar world: Charles Ramirez, Carlos Bonell, Brian May, Alphonso Johnson, John Etheridge, Bert Jansch, and Paco Pena. Between them they bring together tha various aspects of learning and teaching, repertoire and technique, embracing not only the essentials of lead, bass, folk, flamenco, and jazz guitar, in a handbook of unparalleled authority.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 302 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.75 in

Published: December 1, 1994

Publisher: OUP

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0193174219

ISBN - 13: 9780193174214

Found in: Techniques, Techniques

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The Guitar: A Guide for Students and Teachers

Editor Michael Stimpson, Michael Stimson

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 302 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.75 in

Published: December 1, 1994

Publisher: OUP

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0193174219

ISBN - 13: 9780193174214

From the Publisher

The guitar occupies a unique position in the history of Western music. It has always enjoyed wide popularity as an instrument of popular music, yet it also forms a bridge to the classic tradition. The contributors to this wide-ranging survey include some of the best-known names in the guitar world: Charles Ramirez, Carlos Bonell, Brian May, Alphonso Johnson, John Etheridge, Bert Jansch, and Paco Pena. Between them they bring together tha various aspects of learning and teaching, repertoire and technique, embracing not only the essentials of lead, bass, folk, flamenco, and jazz guitar, in a handbook of unparalleled authority.

About the Author

Michael Stimpson is at Roehampton Institute and West London Institute of Higher Education.

Editorial Reviews

''This informative book is highly recommended for the guitarist''s library. Gary Deacon, SA Music Teacher