(Book). Backbeat's successful Handbook format is now applied to the world's most popular instrument! The Electric Guitar Handbook is the latest entry in Backbeat's best-selling handbook series, combining a two-part book with audio. Part one of the book examines how different types of electric guitars are made, and why varying construction methods influence the way guitars sound. It also looks at the role of various pieces of guitar hardware, including pick-ups, tremolo set-ups, and bridges. Part two is a comprehensive, user-friendly course in playing the electric guitar, from the basics of posture and hand positioning to music and tab reading and advanced performance. The comprehensive written exercises presented in the book and also on the accompanying audio take the learner through each step in the process, covering styles including rock, country, blues, soul/funk, indie/alternative, and metal. Author Rod Fogg also offers practical advice on everything from simple scales to complex chords, alongside short features introducing key performers and styles.On guitar ita#39;s possible to be so busy playing the note at the right time that we forget to listen to whether it lasts as long as it should. ... In other words, it adds the second note to the first to create a long note that in this case is six beats long. A tie isanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Electric Guitar Handbook (with Audio)|
|Publisher||:||Backbeat Books - 2010-02-01|