Essential Elements for Guitar, Book 1
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Essential Elements for Guitar, Book 1

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Written by Bob Morris, Will Schmid.

Comprehensive Guitar Method. Essential Elements Guitar. Contains tablature. With Softcover. 9x12 inches. 96 pages. Published by Hal Leonard. (HL.00001173)

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Take your guitar teaching to a new level! Hal Leonard's top-selling comprehensive method for band and strings is now also available for guitar. With the time-tested classroom teaching methods of Will Schmid and Bob Morris and popular songs in a variety of styles, Essential Elements for Guitar is sure to become a staple of guitar teachers' instruction - and get beginning guitar students off to a great start. This method has been designed to meet the National Standards for Music Education, with features such as cross-curricular activities, quizzes, multicultural songs, basic improvisation and more. Concepts covered in Book 1 include: getting started; basic music theory; guitar chords; notes on each string; ensemble playing; and much more! Songs used in Book 1 include such hits as: Dust in the Wind · Eleanor Rigby · Every Breath You Take · Hey Jude · Hound Dog · Let It Be · Ode to Joy · Rock Around the Clock · Stand By Me · Surfin' USA · Sweet Home Chicago · This Land Is Your Land · You Really Got Me · and more!

Songs Include:

  • (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay
  • All Apologies
  • Auld Lang Syne
  • Bourree In E Minor
  • Can't You See
  • Could You Be Loved
  • Crazy Train
  • Day Tripper
  • Devil's Dream
  • Folsom Prison Blues
  • Get Back
  • Godzilla
  • Goodnight, Irene
  • I Walk The Line
  • I'll Be There For You
  • I'm Shipping Up To Boston
  • Iron Man
  • Jesu, Joy Of Man's Desiring
  • King Of Pain
  • La Bamba
  • Landslide
  • Lay Down Sally
  • Layla
  • Love Me Do
  • Minuet
  • My Country, 'Tis Of Thee (America)
  • Nowhere Man
  • Nutcracker Suite
  • Online
  • Patience
  • Pipeline
  • R.O.C.K. In The U.S.A. (A Salute To 60's Rock)
  • Rock Island Line
  • Rock You Like A Hurricane
  • Sailors Hornpipe
  • Secret Agent Man
  • Still The Same
  • Summer Of '69
  • Sweet Home Alabama
  • Symphony No. 1 in C Minor, Fourth Movement Excerpt
  • Turkey In The Straw
  • Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star
  • Water Is Wide
  • We Are The Champions
  • When Johnny Comes Marching Home
  • Wild Thing
  • Wonderful Tonight
  • Your Song

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