Once your pupils have mastered the scale of G major on strings 1 – 3, this is a great piece for practising moving up and down the scale. It also reinforces the basic note values of semibreve (whole note), minim (half note), crotchet (quarter note) and quaver (eighth note), by repeating the same phrase in different time spans. Fret numbers are indicated above the notes and string numbers below. Play this with a straight feel at a medium (andante) tempo.
Two copies are included with chord diagrams for both right-handed and left-handed players, together with an optional teacher’s bass part.
This piece includes parts for two guitars with the first part being entirely on the first string and the second part being entirely on the second string. It can be played in first or second...
Melody Marvel is a bit more challenging than some of the other pieces; players need to be able to find their way round some different positions on 1st and 2nd strings and also get to grips with the...