Scott Morris, Classical Guitar Complete Vol. 1 w/CD
“From Basics to Bach”
“From Basics to Bach” is the product of over a decade spent teaching college and university guitar classes and students. CGC begins with an overview of basic technique as well as advice on buying and instrument, nail care and accessories. The book also addresses the importance of music fundamentals and note-reading with an introduction to basic theory. Morris takes the student through open strings, lower positions, chords, arpeggios, scales and slurs with a treasure-trove of wonderful music from the Renaissance, Baroque, Classical and Romantic periods. Historical and biographical information is supplied for composers, giving students context and an appreciation of the instruments rich and varied past. Quizzes at the end of each chapter make it ideal for classroom guitar as well as private study. Nearly 30 audio samples from the book, played by Morris, are available online at no cost for students to hear and study. Includes an instructional CD demonstrating the musical examples in the book.