A Modern Method for Guitar, Volume 1
by William Leavitt
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The Leavitt guitar method, used as the basic text for the Berklee College of Music guitar program, has stood the test of time and earned a loyal following of students and instructors. Comprised of three volumes, this method is a practical and comprehensive guitar insruction program designed for beginning through advanced levels of playing. Volume 1 teaches beginning guitar students all the fundamentals that build a solid foundation of musicianship, including: scales, melodic studies, chord and arpeggio studies, special exercises for both hands, accompaniment techniques, and a unique approach to voice leading using moveable chord forms. Includes cassette tape.
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