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
guitar has a complex musical structure.
"Not For Beginners" is for serious guitarists who
desire to raise their performance level and knowledge of the guitar.
It sets new and higher standards for mastering both the acoustic and
electric guitar. The book contains more than 20 advanced etudes, musical
compositions designed to develop technical skill. The compositions
contain challenging scale patterns and arpeggios that cover the full
three octaves of the fretboard and modulate through many keys. Students
will become more familiar with the neck of the guitar than ever before.
of Not for Beginners
than 20 compositions for skill development that take you through
all the keys and all the positions
Octave Scale with fingering, chord symbols and position markings
in the higher register
picking technique for difficult scales and arpeggios
in Tablature Edition
book is one of the most advanced
of its kind featuring original transcriptions of works that have
resulted in extremely high performance levels for other stringed
instruments as well as piano and brass instruments, and based on
the advanced system developed by renowned guitarist, Joseph
Sgro. The etude studies include established works by composers
like Kreutzer, Wohlfart, Kohler & Czerny used by musicians for
over a century.
have the books and they're excellent. I particularly like
that "Not for Beginners" contains the picking
notation. We [The University of the Arts] have the books
in the library.
Jimmy Bruno Guitar
Master books have been endorsed by professional musicians and guitar
instructors at numerous schools including:
jazz violinist/ recording artist