Folk Instrument Music, Methods and DVD/Video

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  • First Lessons: Dulcimer - Softcover w/ Online Audio
    Item # QIU205938
    | Mfg # 98388M
    | UPC # 796279065221
    "First Lessons: Dulcimer" instructs the beginning student in the increasingly popular D-A-D tuning. The author, a music teacher, has carefully and systematically layered the lessons to guide the student through familiar songs while teaching skills and musical concepts. This not only enables the student to enjoy the lap dulcimer but also enhances total music understanding and participation. The accompanying audio provides instructional dialogue an...
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  • 20 Easy Fingerstyle Studies For Ukulele Book/CD Set - Ukelele Method Book w/ CD
    Item # QIU328728
    | Mfg # 30025M
    | UPC # 9780786683970
    20 Easy Fingerstyle Studies for Ukulele is acollection of pieces and exercises for fingerstyle ukulele, aimed atthose who have strummed chords on the ukulele andwish to learn fingerstyle technique. Author Rob MacKillop introducestechniques for the left and right hand and explanations for each piecethat help you along theway. The accompanying CD contains both slow and up tempo versions ofvery tune in the book.Product Number: 30025BCDFormat: Book/C...
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  • First Lessons Harmonica - Softcover w/ Online Audio & Video
    Item # QIU245145
    | Mfg # 20118M
    | UPC # 9780786687923
    First Lessons Harmonica is an exciting set-by-step instruction course for the ten-hole diatonic harmonica. Subjects covered are: reading music notation; rhythm training; train patterns; folk tunes; blues; bending; vibrato; tongue blocking single notes and octaves; and instruction on all three common harmonica positions (1st, 2nd and 3rd). Book is accompanied by an online audio recording and video of all examples played by author David Barrett alo...
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  • Baritone Uke Chords
    Item # QIU184705
    | Mfg # 93265
    | UPC # 796279000765
    A catalog of baritone uke chords in photo/diagram form grouped by type. Major, minor, seventh, diminished, augmented, and ninth chords are all shown in all keys in fretboard photos and diagrams. Major seventh, minor seventh, sixth, minor sixth, seventh augmented fifth, and seventh diminished fifth chords are shown in diagram form only. Also includes helpful photos and information on the correct way to hold the baritone ukulele and the pick, and o...
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  • Deluxe Pedal Steel Guitar Method - Softcover w/ Online Audio
    Item # QIU251858
    | Mfg # 93849M
    | UPC # 796279085502
    This is the standard-bearer for pedal steel instruction books. It is extremely comprehensive in scope. Written by DeWitt Scott, founder of the International Pedal Steel Guitar Convention and member of the Pedal Steel Guitar Hall of Fame, this course teaches E9 tuning, Nashville set-up pedal steel with three floor and three knee levers. If you want to learn pedal steel, this book will show you how. The accompanying recording is in split-track form...
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  • Designed as a follow-up to Volume 1, Volume 2 addresses such important skills as: 1) expanding a basic repertoire of common intermediate-level tunes, 2) learning to use low first position, 3) mastery of bowing down on the beat and corrective slurring, 4) artistic slurring, 5) understanding basic music theory, and 6) learning double-stop backup combinations. Some students who have studied violin or fiddle music before may be able to skip Volume 1 ...
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  • A comprehensive repertoire book of fiddle tunes adapted for banjo, in easy to read tablature, by the renowned player and teacher of the 5-String Banjo, Tony Trischka. For the early picker to the advanced player, this book and its online audio will enable the player to learn by example and broaden their technical range.Fiddle tunes have been adapted for Banjo since the early 1850's. The explorations contained here include a large collection of pop...
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  • Ukulele Bluegrass Solos Book
    Item # QIU306666
    | Mfg # 22203
    | UPC # 796279111768
    The ukulele has had a place in American acoustic music for decades; recently, however, interest in the instrument has surged. Historically overlooked by traditional bluegrass groups, the ukulele - an indispensable component of many newgrass bands - is becoming increasingly featured in bluegrass-at-large, often performing the roles traditionally associated with the mandolin. Ukulele Bluegrass Solos will teach you how to use the uke in any bluegras...
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  • You Can Teach Yourself Harmonica - Softcover w/ Online Audio & Video
    Item # QIU163129
    | Mfg # 94303M
    | UPC # 9780786689897
    This book is a detailed guide to learning how to play the harmonica. The material focuses on folk and blues music, including an array of tunes in both styles. Altogether, forty-one arrangements of increasing difficulty are presented. Special techniques and harmonicas other than the standard ten-hole-twenty-reed diatonic harp are also explained. Lessons on the companion video are taught by Phil Duncan. Includes access to online audio and video.Fea...
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  • Basic C6th Nonpedal Lap Steel Method - Softcover w/ Online Audio
    Item # QIU167389
    | Mfg # 95666M
    | UPC # 796279028158
    Made famous by the legendary Jerry Byrd, the C6 tuning [CEGACE] for the non-pedal lap steel guitar has many advantages due to its versatility. The tuning is especially useful in playing two and three-string chord combinations and for easy single-string passages. Patience, dedication and many hours of practice are needed to perfect the "slant" bar positions, especially the reverse slants, but the end result is well worth the effort. This excellent...
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  • Complete Book of Irish and Celtic 5-String Banjo - Book and CD
    Item # QIC225404
    | Mfg # 95759BCD
    | UPC # 796279086073
    An important anthology of Irish and Celtic solos for the 5-string banjo featuring a comprehensive, scholarly treatise on the history, techniques, and etiquette of playing the banjo in the Celtic tradition. Includes segments on tuning, pick preferences, and tablature reading followed by 101 jigs, slides, polkas, slip jigs, reels, hornpipes, strathspeys, O'Carolan tunes, plus a special section of North American Celtic tunes. A generous collection o...
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  • Complete Tenor Banjo Method
    Item # QIU197624
    | Mfg # 93236
    | UPC # 796279000536
    The finest tenor banjo method available, this text represents Mel Bay's own approach to fundamental musicianship for those desiring to play tenor banjo. This book is the standard by which others are judged. Easy-to-understand and thorough in its approach, this method addresses both melody playing and chord strumming. Through numerous studies, folk songs and several duets, students are systematically introduced to the various notes and positions o...
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