Open Tunings for Folk Guitar (Book/CD Set)

Open Tunings for Folk Guitar (Book/CD Set)

Model: 13130 / MB30395BCD ISBN: 978-09807-5069-0
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Description

by Cal Williams Jr.

Open Tunings for Folk Guitar is a ground breaking guitar concept for studying the scale and chord shapes relevant to the most popular Open Tunings. By utilizing a combination of modal scales and perfect chords, Open Tunings for Folk Guitar has effectively mapped out the lead and rhythm guitar essentials for all Folk styles. Open Tunings for Folk Guitar successfully demystifies the use of alternate tunings and allows the student to learn in a more straight-forward and immediately usable way. Open Tunings for Folk Guitar covers the 20 most common Open Tunings including Open D, Open G, Open C and DADGAD

Format: Book/CD Set
Difficulty: Advanced
Pages: 76
Binding: Saddle Stitched
Series: None
Publisher: Mel B Date Published: 9/9/2013


Contents
Welcome.......... 5
Acoustic Guitar.......... 6
Electric Guitar.......... 7
How To Read a Scale & Chord Diagram.......... 8
How To Use The Instant Jam CD........... 9
A Brief History of Open Tunings.......... 10
Some Examples of Popular Open Tunings.......... 11
Open Tunings.......... 12
The Importance of Open Tunings.......... 12
Standard Tuning Versus Open Tuning.......... 13
Open Tuning Definitions......... 14
How to Open Tune Your Guitar.......... 15
Tuning by Device.......... 15
Chromatic Tuners Versus Standard Guitar Tuners.......... 15
Tuning by Ear.......... 16
Standard To Open Tunings........... 17
Standard To Standard.......... 17
Standard To Vihuela.......... 17
Standard To Open Em13.......... 17
Standard To Open Em13 Variation.......... 17
Standard To Drop D.......... 17
Standard To Double Drop D.......... 18
Standard To Open D.......... 18
Standard To Open D Modal......... 18
Standard To Open Dm.......... 18
Standard To Open Dm7.......... 18
Standard To G Wahine.......... 19
Standard To Open G.......... 19
Standard To G Sus 4........... 19
Standard To Open C.......... 19
Standard To Open C6.......... 19
Standard To Open F........... 20
Standard To Open A........... 20
Standard To Open Am.......... 20
Standard To Open Bm7.......... 20
Standard To G Dobro........... 20
How To Use This Book.............. 21
The Left Hand Page - Lead Guitar............ 21
The Right Hand Page - Rhythm Guitar.......... 21
The Left Hand Page - Lead Guitar........... 22
The Complete Fretboard and the Three Scale Boxes........... 22
The Major scale aka Ionian Mode........... 22
The Minor scale aka Aeolian Mode.......... 22
The three scale boxes............ 22
The Right Hand Page - Rhythm Guitar......... 23
The One Finger Chord ........... 23
The One Finger Chord Table........... 24
Perfect Chords............ 25
The Major Scale Chord Formula.......... 26
The Minor Scale Chord Formula.......... 26
Perfect Chords in Open Tunings............. 27
Folk Open Tunings........... 29
Standard Tuning Folk Scales........... 30
Standard Tuning Folk Chords........... 31
Open Em 11 Folk Scales............ 32
Open Em 11 Folk Chords............ 33
Open Em 13 Folk Scales.............. 34
Open Em 13 Folk Chords........... 35
Vihuela Folk Scales.......... 36
Vihuela Folk Chords............ 37
Drop D Folk Scales ........... 38
Drop D Folk Chords........... 39
Double Drop D Folk Scales ............ 40
Double Drop D Folk Chords............ 41
Open D Folk Scales............. 42
Open D Folk Chords............ 43
Open D Modal Folk Scales......... 44
Open D Modal Folk Chords.......... 45
Open D Minor Folk Scales....... 46
Open D Minor Folk Chords.......... 47
Open Dm7 Folk Scales.......... 48
Open Dm7 Folk Chords......... 49
Open G Wahine Folk Scales.......... 50
Open G Wahine Folk Chords......... 51
Open G Taro Patch Folk Scales......... 52
Open G Taro Patch Folk Chords............. 53
Open G Sawmill Folk Scales........... 54
Open G Sawmill Folk Chords.......... 55
Open C Folk Scales.............. 56
Open C Folk Chords........... 57
Open C6 Folk Scales............. 58
Open C6 Folk Chords............. 59
Open F Folk Scales........... 60
Open F Folk Chords............ 61
Open A Folk Scales ......... 62
Open A Folk Chords........... 63
Open Am Folk Scales............ 64
Open Am Folk Chords............ 65
Open Bm 7th Folk Scales............. 66
Open Bm 7th Folk Chords............. 67
Open G Dobro Folk Scales............ 68
Open G Dobro Folk Chords........... 69
Conclusion............... 70
In Case Of Technical Difficulties...... 70
Cal Williams Jr.......... 71
The Cal Williams Jr Guitar School.......... 71
Testimonials From Cal Williams Jr's Students.......... 72
Other Books By Cal Williams Jr............. 73
Thank You........... 74
Instant Jam CD............. 75
Notes........... 76

Features

  • Model: 13130 / MB30395BCD
  • Manufactured by: Mel Bay
  • Condition: new
  • ISBN: 978-09807-5069-0
Open Tunings for Folk Guitar (Book/CD Set)