Songwriting and the Guitar The Complete Guide (Acoustic Guitar Guides) by Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers

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  • Writing and publishing,
  • Popular music,
  • Music,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • Songbooks - General,
  • Instruction & Study - Songwriting,
  • Musical Instruments - Guitar,
  • Music / Popular,
  • Instruction and study,
  • Guitar

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages88
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8714658M
ISBN 101890490288
ISBN 109781890490287

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You’ll start out composing short passages with pre-defined rhythms and only a few notes allowed. This can be tough, but will force you out of your comfort zone, and help you learn more aspects about what sounds good or bad musically and why. A guitar (especially an acoustic one) is simply much more portable and readily accessible.

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