6 Jun Hi, After playing for over 16 years last month I bought all three volumes of the Leavitt Modern Method of Guitar Playing books to learn to sight. I’m a geezer who’s been messing around with the guitar for a year now and have learned a lot of useful chords, gotten into barre chords, and. The William 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 vast and loyal.

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Feb 10, Maradox rated it it was amazing. Looking at the Table of Contents for volume 1, it seems that it would cover a lot of fundamental information and perhaps even more that I would find useful.

Develop Technical Proficiency with Innovative Solos and Duets An outstanding collection of solos and duets for intermediate to advanced pick-style guitarists. Volume 1 – A beginning-level book presenting a comprehensive range of guitar and music fundamentals, including: I suspect that’s way beyond what I want to do or am even willing to do.

Reading Studies for Guitar A comprehensive approach to developing practical guitaf skills for guitar. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. A comprehensive approach to developing practical sight-reading skills for guitar.

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. I played piano when I was very young and guutar trombone in H. Jennifer Cary rated it it was amazing Sep 20, My copy’s supposed to be here on Tuesday.


Login or Sign Up. A good prior experience This is a great method book. Just don’t get his sight reading books eilliam you’re a cyborg, or hate life. Heck, even if it takes you a year, or a decade, it’s a worthwhile pursuit Technique and reading skills are developed through solo, two- three- and four-part ensemble arrangements. The Leavitt method has stood the test of time and earned legions of loyal followers.

Innovative solos, duets, and exercises progressively teach melody, harmony, and rhythm. It is thoroughly enjoyable as well. Has anyone used it, and do you recommend it? Definitely highly regarded by some amazing musicians — I doubt you’ll regret it The exercises are challenging and yet thoroughly enjoyable.

The first 20 pages are a rosetta stone for people going from tabs to sheet music, especially if they already read sheet music for another instrument.

Nick rated it it was amazing Dec 01, Pakpoom Buabthong rated it it was amazing Jan 08, It definitely gets you into reading right away but it brings you in string by string so it’s a soft landing. I’ve seen some good things about Leavitt’s Modern Method for Guitar.

A Modern Method for Guitar, Volume 1

Now, serious guitar students and instructors, from beginning through advanced, have the convenience of progressing through all three volumes of this classic guitar method in one comprehensive book. At the time I got through it in a few months of daily practice but I had a slight basis for reading already from piano.

At this point, however, I would probably not recommend it to a complete beginner. Ray Garraty rated it it was ok Jan 31, FWIW the book 1 that you ordered teaches the basics through sight reading. Mark Jacobson rated it it was amazing Jun 15, A Modern Method for Guitar — Volumes 1, 2, 3 Complete The Leavitt method has stood the test of time and earned legions of loyal followers. Advertise on the most comprehensive and widely viewed musicians’ website. Open Preview See a Problem? If you’ve never done that before you should definitely just stick it out and work through the pain, it will revolutionize your internal processes.

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Michael rated it liked it Jan 08, Volume 2 – An intermediate level book that continues and builds upon the study of melody, scales, arpeggios, and chords, covering the entire fingerboard. Guitar Scales Guitar Scales Develop your guitar technique and gain a firm understanding of the major, guktar, Pentatonic, Dorian, Mixolydian and blues scales in this 6-week online course.

Judi rated it liked it Mar 01, I’ve found the DVD included with the first volume to be invaluable. Thanks for telling us about the problem. A practical and comprehensive guitar method designed for the serious guitar student and used as the basic text for the…. It forces you to read notation fairly early on guitag the course.

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