Guitar All-In-One for Dummies, 2ed

Introduction

 

Book I: Guitar 101

Chapter 1: Guitar Anatomy and Tuning

Chapter 2: Getting Ready to Play

Chapter 3: Buying and Stringing a Guitar

Chapter 4: Deciphering Music Notation and Tablature

 

Book II: Sounds and Techniques

Chapter 1: Basic Major and Minor Chords

Chapter 2: Adding Spice: Basic 7th Chords

Chapter 3: Power Chords and Barre Chords

Chapter 4: Right-Hand Rhythm Guitar Techniques

Chapter 5: Playing Melodies in Position and in Double-Stops

 

Book III: Getting to Know Guitar Theory

Chapter 1: Navigating the Fretboard and Building Triads

Chapter 2: Getting to Know the CAGED System

Chapter 3: Playing Snazzier Chords with Chord Tones and Extensions

Chapter 4: Playing Chord Progressions by Numbers

Chapter 5: Identifying Tonics, Keys and Modes

Chapter 6: Dominant Function and Voice Leading

 

Book IV: Rock Guitar 283

Chapter 1: I Know, It's Only Rock Guitar, but I Like It

Chapter 2: Playing Lead

Chapter 3: Groovin' on Riffs

Chapter 4: Going Up the Neck and Playing the Fancy Stuff

Chapter 5: The Care and Feeding of Your Electric Guitar

 

Book V: Blues Guitar

Chapter 1: Introducing the Blues and Playing Blues Rhythm

Chapter 2: Blues Progressions, Song Forms, and Moves

Chapter 3: Musical Riffs: Bedrock of the Blues

 

Book VI: Classical Guitar

Chapter 1: Introducing the Classical Guitar

Chapter 2: Playing Easy Pieces in Open Position

Chapter 3: Combining Arpeggios and Melody

 

Book VII: Exercises: Practice, Practice, Practice

Chapter 1: Putting the Major Scales to Use in Your Playing

Chapter 2: Adding Major Scale Sequences to Your Repertoire

Chapter 3: Tackling the Three Minor Scales

Chapter 4: Building Finger Independence with Chord Exercises

 

Appendix A: 96 Common Chords

Appendix B: Accessing the Video Clips and Audio Tracks

Index