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Teach Yourself to Play Guitar - Volume 1

Learn How to Play Guitar with this Complete Course!

Morty Manus & Ron Manus

This book is available for download with iBooks on your Mac or iPad, and with iTunes on your computer. Multi-touch books can be read with iBooks on your Mac or iPad. Books with interactive features may work best on an iPad.


Learn how to play the guitar and open up a brand new world of musical knowledge with this exciting method from Alfred Music, the world leader in educational music publishing since 1922. Beginners of all ages can start their journey to a lifetime of playing either acoustic or electric guitar in a variety of musical styles, including Rock, Heavy Metal, Blues, Country, Jazz and Folk with this course. 
Beginning with the fundamentals, you will learn about various guitar types and the sounds they create, how to buy and care for your very own guitar, how to tune and hold your guitar, and getting acquainted with standard musical notation and tablature. You will then move right along to playing different notes, 3-string chords, and songs, lesson by lesson, all while continuing to increase your knowledge of reading and understanding standard musical notation and TAB. 
Audio examples and video lessons are integrated throughout the entire book so you can see and hear an experienced guitar teacher guiding you through every step. Split-screen video lessons clearly show the left and right hands and on-screen music notation and TAB is highlighted as the music plays so you can easily follow along. Interactive quiz questions and diagrams help students grasp concepts and make learning fun. If you've wanted to learn how to play the guitar but didn't know where to start, this is the perfect course for you!

What's New in Version 2.1.1

-Minor Bug Fixes


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Customer Reviews

Great way to learn guitar

I bought this book for my daughters. They found it very easy to use and love the videos.

If you want to learn to play the guitar, this is a great way to do it.

finally a learn guitar book that works for me!

i love the great video demos that go along with each step in the learning process! finally a "teach yourself to play guitar" book that covers all the basses for the learning rocess, with animated sheet music and demo videos. thank you Alfred!

Great for ALL ages

Great book! Easy to understand, even for this "empty nester", the audio and video with each lesson are extrememly helpful. If I knew learning the guitar was going to be this easy, I would of tried this years ago!

Teach Yourself to Play Guitar - Volume 1
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  • $9.99
  • Available on iPad and Mac.
  • Category: Music
  • Published: Jan 01, 2011
  • Publisher: Alfred Music
  • Seller: Alfred Music
  • Print Length: 80 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Version: 2.1.1
  • Requirements: To view this book, you must have an iPad with iBooks 3 or later and iOS 5.1 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

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