Electric and Modern Guitar

General musical information relating to the theoretical and practical understanding for the advancement of the guitar student. Written by Vincent Difesa.

Copyright © 2007 as per author's name on front cover, first edition - Reprinted 2013.

This series of books is a comprehensive system for learning the guitar at the most basic preparatory level. This system of books is designed to teach the basic guitar student the art of simple recognition of notes in both stave and tab style including notes which are within the middle C range. The books also focus on good note reading as well as counting at the earliest basic levels, note values (including quavers) as well as all the simple time signatures, various basic keys and accidentals. All pages come in vibrant colour and are all acoompanied by a back up track CD which also demonstrates the performance for the student in order to get the appropriate feel before playing in an ensemble. These books are loaded with popular tunes as well as some original works by the author which are written in international styles. All books come with an accompanying CD which includes the performance of each tune in order to put the pupil at ease by listening, as well as a performance track to allow the student to perform with a virtual band or ensemble. Written by Vincent Difesa.

Step 1/2/3

Copyright © 2007 as per author's name on front cover, first edition - Reprinted 2013.

A selection of traditional popular Christmas Carols and some original ones written and edited by Vincent Difesa. Presented in an attractively bound book and in vibrant colour, these compositions are combined to serve as a supplement to the previously completed Earliest Beginner books. A series of books, rich in holy scenes bring the season of Christmas to life. All books come with a pre-recorded CD where both the melodic track and the accompaniment track are recorded to provide the ultimate performance pleasure where the student gets to perform with a virtual ten piece band. Written and arranged by Vincent Difesa.

Steps 1/2/3

Copyright © 2007 as per author's name on front cover, first edition - Reprinted 2013.

This compilation of musical guitar pieces comprises of some popular as well as some original tunes composed by Vincent Difesa. These books come in a three part series and are designed to teach the guitar student to play on the higher frets of the guitar. This album of tunes features many different styles of music including traditional styles as well as pop, waltz, rhumba, cha cha, tango, rock, 12 bar blues, classical and many many more. Ideal for the intermediate student. Written and arranged by Vincent Difesa.

Levels 1/2/3

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As the title infers, Clever Fingers is a book of technical finger patterns designed to produce 'clever finger' when practised thoroughly & properly. This book teaches the beginner guitar student the art of basic finger dexterity through simple patterns and basic hand positions. This book is absolutely essential in training good finger strength and coordination which will ensure the student develops the ease and precision when playing simple to moderately complex musical pieces.

Steps 1/2/3

Copyright © 2007 as per author's name on front cover, first edition - Reprinted 2013.

Essential Practical Exercises follow on where Clever Fingers left off. This series however concentrates on faster rhythms and more complex patterns in the higher frets. Ideal for the advancing guitar student. Written by Vincent Difesa.

Copyright © 2007 as per author's name on front cover, first edition - Reprinted 2013.