The Guitar: A Guide for Students and Teachers

Paperback | December 1, 1994

EditorMichael Stimpson, Michael Stimson

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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.

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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, Bria...

Michael Stimpson is at Roehampton Institute and West London Institute of Higher Education.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:302 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.75 inPublished:December 1, 1994Publisher:Oxford University Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0193174219

ISBN - 13:9780193174214

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