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Is this the right book for me?Learn to Play the Guitar is a fresh guide to learning guitar, written and supported by Rockschool, the UKs only teaching body for rock, pop and country musicians of all ages and abilities. It explains which type ofMoreIs this the right book for me?Learn to Play the Guitar is a fresh guide to learning guitar, written and supported by Rockschool, the UKs only teaching body for rock, pop and country musicians of all ages and abilities. It explains which type of guitar to play, what model suits you best and the basic playing techniques before introducing rhythms, chords, riffs and melodies and showing you how to combine them all together. Punctuated by practical exercises and featuring an audio CD to show you how it all works, this is an essential guide for all those who want to play modern popular music on guitar for their own pleasure but dont know where to start.Learn to Play the Guitar includes:Chapter 1: IntroductionChapter 2: An overview of guitar types and constructionChapter 3: Buying a guitarChapter 4: Guitar ampsChapter 5: A practice areaChapter 6: Changing the stringsChapter 7: PitchChapter 8: Tuning your guitarChapter 9: Playing guideChapter 10: Song #1 - On TrackChapter 11: Song #2 - HeroesChapter 12: Song #3 - Lifted UpChapter 13: Song #4 - NevadaChapter 14: Song #5 - Gravellin ManChapter 15: Song #6 - Glass Circle.Learn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and interactive features:Not got much time?One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.Author insightsLots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the authors many years of experience.Test yourselfTests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.Extend your knowledgeExtra online articles to give you a richer understanding of the subject.Five things to rememberQuick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.Try thisInnovative exercises illustrate what youve learnt and how to use it.