for greater speed, finger agility and strength
scale forms and position studies
moves over the entire fretboard
of chord progression
and left hand techniques
modulations for smooth transitions
fingering and picking techniques for smoother sound
& Minor scales and arpeggios
& diminish-seventh modulations
a 3 Octave Scale!
a 3-octave scale requiresa logical and systematic approach. This approach is the
for the "Hanon" books. Based
on the advanced system developed by renowned guitarist, Joseph
studies will improve sight-reading and develop both right and left
Octave scale with fingering
complete transcriptions from Hanon for piano
string studies to improve left and right hand techniques
to develop finger agility and strength
for strengthening the third and fourth fingers
in Tablature Edition
in 3 Octaves
Book 1 (two and a half octaves)
Book 2 (two and a half octaves)
(books 1 & 2)
Original Hanon Transcriptions for Guitar contained
in Guitar Master's "Hanon" build agility,
independence, and strength in the fingers. The exercises in the
book were transcribed from the classic exercises in "Hanon
the Virtuoso Pianist." the most famous work by renown composer,
C.L. Hanon, for technical training.The first "Hanon for Guitar"
published by Alfred Music Co. in 1960 was written in open position
covering only one and a half octaves. Guitar Master's "Hanon,"
published in two volumes, covers the full three octaves. Students
learn to shift from one position to another and read in the higher
positions of the fingerboard.
study of Hanon was very influential in understanding how
to move over a scale...Hanon presents patterns for the scale
which aid a musician when improvising and enhance musical
growth both technically and conceptually."
Blake, Jr. Jazz Violinist/Composer
Master books have been endorsed by professional musicians and guitar
instructors at numerous schools including:
jazz violinist/ recording artist
Guitar Academy, Chicago, IL
College of Music, Boston, MA
School of Music, New York, NY
of the Arts,
County Community College,
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