Unique Original Music Tutorials
Talk The Language Of Music With The Guitar; Volume One - The Basics
A 56 page book for AUD$25 [hard copy - AUD$20 digital copy] including postage and a FREE Cd of original music used in the book.
The first in a series of books based on the theme "Music, an easy Language to Learn", "Guitar / Volume 1" covers the very information a new player needs when he first buys or picks up a guitar and asks "what do I do with this?"
From how to hold, strum and generally make a noise to what music to buy and how to read the 'bits' you need to.
You do not have to read all of a music manuscript to learn about music and even to use written music. In fact most guitarists, even some professionals, do not literally read music. This series of books will help you to learn what you need to know as a guitarist. It presents the opportunity to read and understand the necessary parts of music manuscript that will assist the guitarist.
You will learn to play and understand some basic 'easy to play' chords, and how to play along with songs.
These books have increased my understanding of the basics of musical theory and have helped me communicate better with my fellow musicians. I have met many in the same boat as me, able to feel but unable to read the music, Lyle's books are the bridge between the two written in layman's terms.
- Dean T.
I found the books very easy to follow. I recognise now how important music theory is to improvement with my instrument, yet how simple it is. I also found the style of learning enjoyable.
- Chris C.
1. The Notes in Music and what they represent
2. The Notes on the basic keyboard
3. The Notes on the Guitar
4. Picking up the Guitar; holding and fingering
5. Reading Chord Charts and other things
6. The Scale, foundation of the Chord, and the Guitar
7. Have Chords, have music
8. The Timing in music
9. Minor Chords on the Guitar
10. More Guitar Chord shapes
11. Summary; what to expect in Volume 2