A Modern Method for Guitar – Volume 1 (Book/CD)

  • Suggested Retail Price: $22.99
  • Format: Book/CD
  • Pages: 128
  • Dimensions: 9 x 12
  • ISBN: 0-7935-4511-0
  • SKU: 50449404
  • Publication Date: July 24, 2002

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The Leavitt guitar method, used as the basic text for the Berklee College of Music guitar program, has stood the test of time and earned a loyal following of students and instructors. Comprised of three volumes, this method is a practical and comprehensive guitar insruction program designed for beginning through advanced levels of playing. Volume 1 teaches beginning guitar students all the fundamentals that build a solid foundation of musicianship, including: scales, melodic studies, chord and arpeggio studies, special exercises for both hands, accompaniment techniques, and a unique approach to voice leading using moveable chord forms.

Authors

William Leavitt

William Leavitt was a long-time chair of Berklee’s Guitar Department, serving from 1965 to 1990. He had a profound influence…