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The Guitar Handbook by Ralph Denyer (1992, Paperback, Revised)

Contains 43 pages of full-color photos and illustrations. A very thorough compendium on all things guitar, with sections covering maintenance, guitar care, theory, a chord ‘dictionary,’ basic how- to play, and ‘guitar innovators.

It begins with the beginner, teaching good practicing habits, what to practice, improving fingering, chord progressions, reading tablature, tuning, action, right and left-handed techniques, etc.

Noticeable wear to cover and pages. The Guitar Handbook is really too modest of a title for how much information this book contains. You can learn a good amount of guitar music theory from this book.

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Using the book, and I mean really reading the book thru thoroughly, I learned a whole lot about the instrument itself and the music that could be produced from the guitar and that really helped my performance as I developed on the instrument. It covers all the major aspect of the Guitar from the history to the actual playing method. A lifetime Investment I bought this book after I’ve checked its reviews and what other buyers had to say.


The final section deals with the maintenance of the guitar.

Crawford No preview available – My first guitar reference book. Mar 19, Ron Fitzwater rated it it was amazing. Thw Maintenance and Customizing – adjustments, electronics, repairs. I’ve sent this book to around 5 people who have mentioned they were interested in learning the guitar. Electric guitars – Pickups and controls, anatomy, makes and models.

From music theory to scalesmodes and chord construction This book has it all and I learned more from this Lessons of History Will Durant. Jun 20, Beatles rated it really liked it Shelves: I saw this great deal and went for it. Aug 02, Ravdeep Singh rated it it was amazing. No need to panic. A very complete sourcebook and ‘owner’s manual’ for both would-be guitarists and veteran axe-slingers.

Jun 14, Dave rated it it was amazing.

Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Each concept is clearly written with nice illustrations or a photo showing how to put your fingers. Perhaps the section on pioneering guitarists could be expanded to include a few more names, and perhaps there are better books to use if you are starting playing from scratch such as the ones that include CDs etcbut all in all very complete.


Since acoustic guitar making luthiering? Modern Method for Guitar William Leavitt.

They both play just as poorly, but only one is salvageable. It examines every aspect of guitar maintenance, repair, and customizing, as well as highlighting over 20 world-famous guitarists.

It’s a reflection on what sort of kids GJ and I were that I recall a conversation hnadbook a bus sometime during high school in which he corrected my mispronunciation of the author’s name: And the added benefit denyeg having everything on maintenance from changing strings to building your own guitar from stratch.

I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? But that’s no reflection on this book. The chord book towards the end is handy.

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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. No trivia or quizzes yet. From here, the book moves into actually playing the instrument. Charlie Parker for Guitar Mark Voelpel.

I would highly recommend this book to anyone, professionals and amateur to at least have a copy of this wonder book. It would take years to memorize, let alone master, the material in this book.

Yes it’s that good! Refresh and try again.