Ukulele For Dummies
Author: Alistair Wood
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
The fast and easy way to learn how to play the ukulele With the help of Ukulele For Dummies, learning to play this popular string instrument at a basic level has never been easier. Now in a fully updated second edition, this hands-on, friendly guide provides everything you need to know to pick up a uke and get playing—fast. From purchasing a ukulele and the necessary accessories to making sense of simple chord progressions and playing in a variety of styles—including pop, folk, Hawaiian, and holiday favourites—the second edition of Ukulele For Dummies will have you creating beautiful music in no time. For anyone wishing to learn to play this fun, surprisingly versatile instrument, Ukulele For Dummies covers all the basics, from chords and strumming patterns to guidance on finger picking—and everything in between. Plus, you'll find tips to make certain chord changes easier, chords and tabs for popular Christmas and New Year songs, apps for mobile devices, the ten best ukulele chords, and so much more. Audio tracks are available via online download at Dummies.com, creating a total musical instruction package Features a ukulele buying guide for the novice Offers instruction in a variety of musical styles Provides finger-picking instruction and the chords and patterns you need to know With its simple and clear instruction, and inspiration on every page, the second edition of Ukulele For Dummies will have fans and first-time musicians making a big splash with this tiny instrument in no time.
Apprenez enfin a jouer de la musique ! Meme si vous souhaitez apprendre d'un autre instrument par la suite (guitare, piano...), apprendre a jouer du Ukulele avec la methode Ukela vous permettra d'acquerir ce qu'il y a de plus important dans l'apprentissage de la musique: -La confiance en vous et en votre capacite a comprendre un instrument -Les bases de la theorie de la musique -Arriver a jouer une chanson qui vous plait, tout seul, comme un(e) grand(e) ! Mon objectif est de vous apprendre le ukulele et vous faire devenir assez bon pour jouer toutes vos chansons preferees ! La methode ukela se veut etre un ouvrage rapide et concis, afin de vous apprendre tout le necessaire pour progresser rapidement. L'objectif est de lever tout les obstacles que vous allez rencontrer lors de votre apprentissage afin de faire de vous quelqu'un qui peut jouer toutes ses chansons preferees au ukulele... que ce soit par plaisir personnel, ou pour epater la galerie !
This book is the perfect introduction to the Ukulele for kids of all ages. With no sheet music to follow, kids can easily follow the clear and simple diagrams and photos to learn their first chords, play fun tunes and gain confidence playing their first uke! * Easy to follow instructions and illustrations * Simple exercises to follow and practice * Learn at their own pace * Fun and easy songs, chords and tunes to play * Simply follow the lessons in the book and kids will be playing ukulele in no time !
(Fretted). The Hal Leonard Ukulele Method is designed for anyone just learning to play ukulele. This comprehensive and easy-to-use beginner's guide by acclaimed performer and uke master Lil' Rev includes many fun songs of different styles to learn and play.
(Fretted). The Hal Leonard Ukulele Method is designed for anyone just learning to play. This comprehensive and easy-to-use beginner's guide by uke master Lil' Rev features many fun songs in different styles to learn and play. Book 2 picks up where Book 1 leaves off, covering: chord families, hammer-ons, pull-offs, slides, 6/8 time, ukulele history, and much more. The accompanying audio features 51 tracks of songs for demonstration and play along.
Teach yourself Ukulele today! This book is the perfect introduction to the Ukulele, and ideal for the absolute beginner getting started with their first Uke ! With absolutely no musical knowledge required, this simple yet comprehensive guide is perfect for adults and children alike! * Easy to follow instructions and illustrations * Simple exercises to follow and practice * Learn at your own pace * Fun and easy songs, chords and tunes to play * Learn how to read and understand music notes and symbols * Tons of playing Tips and Techniques * Simply follow the tips and lessons in the book and you'll be playing Ukulele in no time !
Easy Ukulele Tunes
Author: Ben Parker
Following on from his #1 selling 'How To Play Ukulele' and 'My First Ukulele' books, Ben Parker brings together 30 Fun and Easy Ukulele Tunes that are perfect for new beginners. Ben Parker is an established professional musician, songwriter and producer with over 10 years of musical teaching experience. His best-selling series of music tuition books for adults and children include Guitar, Ukulele, Banjo, Piano and Keyboard.
Rock Guitar For Dummies
Author: Jon Chappell
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Face it, being a rock guitarist is just about the coolest thing you can be – next to a secret agent with a black belt in karate. But even if you were a butt-kicking international person of mystery, playing rock guitar would still be cooler because it involves art, passion, power, poetry, and the ability to move an audience of listeners. Whether "moving your listeners" means mowing down crowd surfers with your power chords or making the audience cry with your sensitive melodies, no other musical instrument allows you so much versatility. Whatever rocks your world, Rock Guitar For Dummies can help you bring that message out through your fingers and onto that electric guitar that's slung over your shoulder. If you're a beginner, you'll discover what you need to know to start playing immediately, without drowning in complicated music theory. If you've been playing for a while, you can pick up some tips to help improve your playing and move to the next level. Here's a sampling of the topics covered in Rock Guitar For Dummies: How electric guitars and amplifiers work Choosing the right guitar and amp for you, and how to care for them Left-hand and right-hand guitar techniques The different styles of rock guitar playing Creating great riffs The history of rock guitar Buying accessories for your new toy Top Ten lists of the guitarists you should listen to, the rock albums you must have, and the classic guitars you should know about Rock Guitar For Dummies also comes with a CD that includes audio of every example shown in the book, plus play-along tracks with a band. So, if you consider yourself an air guitar virtuoso and would like to try the real thing, Rock Guitar For Dummies can help you on your way to becoming an accomplished guitarist. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.
(Mandolin). The "Hal Leonard Mandolin Method - Second Edition" is the newly updated and revised version of the original classic method by Rich Del Grosso. This comprehensive and easy-to-use beginner's guide includes many fun songs of different styles to learn and play. The audio includes 43 tracks of songs from the book for demonstration and play along. You'll be playing mandolin in no time with the step-by-step instruction provided by this best-selling method! The book includes: tips on buying instruments, mandolin anatomy, tuning instructions, fundamentals of music reading, single-note picking, bluegrass chops, doublestops, tremolo picking, drones, a variety of songs, and much, much more!
(Piano Vocal). This sheet music features an arrangement for piano and voice with guitar chord frames, with the melody presented in the right hand of the piano part, as well as in the vocal line.
Many people wish they could sit down at the piano and simply play, their hands flying over the keys as melodies pour out. With this simple, achievable program that’s possible...in just six weeks. Using Dan Delaney’s innovative chord playing techniques, as opposed to more classical methods, musical newcomers and lapsed musicians can quickly and easily gain skills. Each of the six weeks’ worth of lessons contains several exercises. The classes build on each other, becoming progressively more difficult as the player’s ability improves, and every lesson includes sheet music, practice advice, and an evaluation at the end. Plus, MP3 audios of the lessons will be available for free on Delaney’s website.
Harmonica For Dummies
Author: Winslow Yerxa
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Master the harmonica fast with this fun, easy guide Everybody loves the sound of a harmonica, and the thought of learning to play one is even more appealing. The instrument's portability, versatility, and affordability make it a great choice for those interested in learning how to produce the unmistakable, signature sound found in many styles of American music. With Harmonica For Dummies, you can learn to master the harmonica faster than you ever thought possible, even if you have little to no playing experience. This easy-to-use resource is filled with tips, tools, and instructions that will have you playing in no time. In Harmonica For Dummies, you'll find an accessible format designed to help you access new techniques, songs, and styles of playing. Accompanying digital content and interactive tools will help you learn the nuances of playing harmonica and give you the know-how to use this versatile instrument to its fullest potential. Provides you with a high-quality, comprehensive instructional manual Instructs you with detailed instructions and tips to help you learn to play quickly Written in a clear, easy-to-understand format complete with accompanying audio/video content Helps you improve your playing and embrace the many musical styles that have made the harmonica an iconic instrument The harmonica is a very accessible instrument, but only those with the right instruction and direction will be able to experience the joy of using it for accompaniment and solos. Let Harmonica For Dummies guide you through the learning process and make you a harmonica expert in a flash!
The fun and easy way to speak Spanish With Mexico the #1 international destination for Americans, over 14 million secondary school students enrolled in Spanish classes, and Spanish the primary language in many neighborhoods from L.A. to Miami, this should easily be the most popular title in our new phrase book series, following in the footsteps of Spanish For Dummies (0-7645-5194-9), which has sold more than 300,000 copies. Susana Wald is a writer, teacher, and translator.
Hal Leonard Guitar Method
Author: Will Schmid, Greg Koch
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
Includes guitar chord symbols and guitar chord diagrams.
Author: Lorna A. Rhodes
Publisher: Univ of California Press
The work of inner-city emergency psychiatric units might best be described as "medicine under siege." Emptying Beds is the result of the author's two-year immersion in one such unit and its work. It is an account of the strategies developed by a staff of psychiatrists, social workers, nurses, and other mental health workers to deal with the dilemmas they face every day.