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Guitar Chords For Dummies : For Dummies - Antoine Polin

Guitar Chords For Dummies

For Dummies


Published: 24th May 2010
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Whether you're playing blues, rock, classical, or folk-all the chords you'll need are here

Even Eric Clapton started with a few basic chords. And Guitar Chords For Dummies offers guitarists of every ambition, skill level, and musical genre a key to the simplest and most complex guitar chords-over 600 in all. Illustrated with a grid showing the position of the fingers on a string, a photograph of the chord being played, and a brief comment on the chord and how to play it, this handy, portable reference offers musicians, whether experimenting at home or playing in a coffee house, instant access to the full range of chords that can be played on a guitar.

- Covers the theory and techniques of guitar chords
- Features a handy, portable design, which can fit into a guitar case
- Includes a convenient lay-flat (wire bound) format, allowing users to easily try out new chords

An ideal resource for broadening musical technique and getting new ideas, Guitar Chords For Dummies will help you, whether you're just picking up the guitar or a seasoned musician, add sparkle and range to your musical repertoire.

About The Author

Antoine Polin was born in Paris and studied music at Berklee College of Music in Boston. He is a professional guitarist, teaching jazz guitar, harmony and conducting at the Jazz à Tours school.



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    Need to order something more basic for a new new beginner of the guitar.


    Handy for budding guitarists


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      An ideal publication for budding Guitarists. Easy to follow and the structure of the book is set on with commonsense.

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      Part I: C-family Chords.

      Part II: Db/ C#-family Chords.

      Part III: D-family Chords.

      Part IV: Eb/D#-family Chords.

      Part V: E-family Chords.

      Part VI: F-family Chords.

      Part VII: F#/Gb Chords.

      Part VIII: G-family Chords.

      Part IX: Ab/G# Chords.

      Part X: A-family Chords.

      Part XI: Bb/A#-family Chords.

      Part XII: B-family Chords.


      ISBN: 9780470666036
      ISBN-10: 047066603X
      Series: For Dummies
      Audience: General
      Format: Paperback
      Language: English
      Number Of Pages: 384
      Published: 24th May 2010
      Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
      Country of Publication: GB
      Dimensions (cm): 14.8 x 17.2  x 3.1
      Weight (kg): 0.33
      Edition Number: 1