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Kamal Sharma rated it it was amazing Aug 02, One will keep going back to this as it is more a manual than a coffee table book.

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It also contains useful music notation, chords and good denyerr material. But that’s no reflection on this book. This nandbook also deals with issues such as adjusting your guitar’s neck, the ‘playing action’ and amplification and should really be on the bookshelf of A very complete sourcebook and ‘owner’s manual’ for both would-be guitarists and veteran axe-slingers.

A borrowed copy sent me te for my own. Andy Summers Foreword by. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Skip to main content. Weirdly, I had no interest in computers back then. A friend mentioned in his holiday letter that he and his son were learning guitar together, so I bought this as part of a guitar care package I’m sending to them. Aug 09, Kristian rated it really liked it Shelves: My guitar playing is still shit.


The Guitar Handbook by Ralph Denyer (1992, Paperback, Revised)

It covers all the major aspect of the Guitar from the history to the actual playing method. Not very adequate for learning how to play a guitar, as it has no exercises – it just lays down the theory without any kind of step-by-step exercises or progressive gultar curve altough it does feature a great, complete and handy chord dictionary and charts but great as a reference book as it has very complete and varied information on guitar theory, equipment, guitar history and even includes small bios on guitar luminaries it’s somewhat crimminal that it does not ref Great reference book.

The other parts of the care package: From inside the book. The following two sections of the book cover acoustic and electric guitars. A patient girlfriend helps a lot, too. So no complaints there. This book seems to consolidate guitar information and music information in a single volume.

Sounds like jazz to me. Open Preview See a Problem? Covers a good amount of info to roughly a intermediate level. Jan 16, Ian rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Most relevant reviews See all 11 reviews. From music theory to scalesmodes and chord guiyar This book has it all and I learned more from this I had forgotten just how complete of a reference this book is.


The Guitar Handbook

Contains 43 pages of full-color photos and illustrations. Crawford Snippet view – These sections detail how each instrument acous tic and electric are put together, how to set the action, the various types of each style of guitar, how pick-ups are put together, etc.


This book is a bit dated now and I think it leans heavily toward electric six string denyre, but it is still an excellent introduction to the instrument: History Paperback Books Revised Edition. The ONLY book you’ll ever need. It is also a comprehensive manual on guitar hardware and performance technology, sound equipment, special effects, and recording facilities. Since acoustic guitar making luthiering?

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Just scanning the book will leave you with so much astonishment that you start to wonder, how could they have been so detailed and yet not cumbersome. From here, the book moves into actually playing the instrument. Sorry if I didn’t send you a copy.

Paperbackpages. The complete book on the guitar.

Finally, at the back of the book is a fairly extensive chord dictionary with pictures of how each chord is fingered. Jun 08, Terry Belben rated it really liked it. People who bought this also bought.