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Hal Leonard

Essential Elements - Guitar Book 1

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Comprehensive Guitar Method

Series: Essential Elements Guitar
Format: Softcover Audio Online – TAB
Authors: Will Schmid, Bob Morris

Take your guitar teaching to a new level! Hal Leonard's top-selling comprehensive method for band and strings is now also available for guitar. With the time-tested classroom teaching methods of Will Schmid and Bob Morris, popular songs in a variety of styles, and quality demonstration and backing tracks on the accompanying audio that is available for download or streaming online, Essential Elements for Guitar is sure to become a staple of guitar teachers' instruction – and get beginning guitar students off to a great start.

This method has been designed to meet the National Standards for Music Education, with features such as cross-curricular activities, quizzes, multicultural songs, basic improvisation and more. Concepts covered in Book 1 include: getting started; basic music theory; guitar chords; notes on each string; music history; ensemble playing; performance spotlights; and much more!

Song List

  • All My Loving
  • Amazing Grace
  • American Pie
  • Au Clair De La Lune
  • Aura Lee
  • Can You Feel The Love Tonight
  • C.C. Rider
  • Corrina
  • Danny Boy
  • De Colores
  • The Drunken Sailor
  • Duke Of Earl
  • Dust In The Wind
  • Eleanor Rigby
  • Every Breath You Take
  • Fanfare Rondeau
  • For He's A Jolly Good Fellow
  • Frere Jacques (Are You Sleeping?)
  • Give My Regards To Broadway
  • Good Mornin' Blues
  • Greensleeves
  • He's Got The Whole World In His Hands
  • Hey Jude
  • Hound Dog
  • I Gave My Love A Cherry (The Riddle Song)
  • Jambalaya (On The Bayou)
  • Jingle Bells
  • Joshua (Fit The Battle Of Jericho)
  • Let It Be
  • Low Rider
  • Marianne
  • Midnight Special
  • Minuet In G
  • Move It On Over
  • Ode To Joy
  • Pay Me My Money Down
  • The Rainbow Connection
  • Ramblin' 'Round
  • The Red River Valley
  • Rock Around The Clock
  • Rockin' Robin
  • Scarborough Fair
  • Shenandoah
  • Simple Gifts
  • Sinner Man
  • Snake Charmer
  • Stand By Me
  • The Star-Spangled Banner
  • Surfin' U.S.A.
  • Sweet Home Chicago
  • Teach Your Children
  • Tell Ol' Bill
  • This Land Is Your Land
  • This Train
  • Time Is On My Side
  • Water Come A Me Eye
  • Wayfaring Stranger
  • When The Saints Go Marching In
  • Will The Circle Be Unbroken
  • Worried Man Blues
  • Yankee Doodle
  • Yellow Submarine
  • You Really Got Me
  • Your Cheatin' Heart