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Friday, September 03, 2010

Guitar Instruction -- Audio Disc Set

Teaches you to play the guitar -- with your ears, not your eyes!

With an electric or an acoustic guitar and Guitar Instruction - Audio you're on your way to learning the guitar at your own pace, and without the use of brailled or printed music. Simply listen to professionally designed lessons, practice, and you'll be playing your favorite songs in no time!

Guitar Instruction -- Audio was designed by the TalkingTabs™ company and a team of world-class musicians and educators to be simple, effective, and entertaining for individuals with visual learning difficulties. With over 20 hours of step-by-step instruction on standard audio CDs, this disc set teaches you the appropriate actions for both hands and provides progressively difficult play-along examples at slower and faster speeds. Tracks are kept as short as possible to provide ease of repetition and referencing.

Although this disc set was designed to operate as a self-teaching program, guitar instructors find it to be a useful adjunct to face-to-face instruction. Instructors may wish to use some or all of the curriculum and can easily test students on the degree to which they have learned materials in each lesson.

Includes

  • 6 1/2 x 11 x 1 inch three-ring CD album containing:
    • Complete Beginners Series composed of 16 lessons recorded on 26 audio CDs; after lessons 8, 12, and 16, you will experience a play-it-now tunes song lesson:
      • Feelin' Alright, originally performed by Traffic
      • Shattered, originally performed by The Rolling Stones
      • Keep Your Hands to Yourself, originally performed by Georgia Satellites
    • Audio Table of Contents
    • Assessment Guide on CD
  • Signature Guitar Riffs on one audio CD
  • Five play-it-now tunes, each recorded on a single audio CD, tunes include:
    • He's Got the Whole World in His Hands, performed by TalkingTabs
    • When the Saints Go Marching In, performed by TalkingTabs
    • Not Ready to Make Nice, originally performed by Dixie Chicks
    • All the Small Things, originally performed by Blink 182
    • Polly, originally performed by Nirvana
  • A 4-pack of play-it-now tunes guitar picks

Note: All songs are performed by TalkingTabs

Guitar Instruction -- Audio Disc Set
Catalog Number: 1-09110-00
Guitar Instruction - Audio Disc Set.

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