302 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.75 in
December 1, 1994
Oxford University Press
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.
'This informative book is highly recommended for the guitarist's library.
Gary Deacon, SA Music Teacher