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If updated, it could be a worthwhile buy for those that love having a book about how guitars work, set-up, the various styles and how the electronics work. Ratings and Reviews Write a review. Really good, very useful. 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.

A must have for any guitar player. And the added benefit of having everything on maintenance from changing strings to building your own guitar from stratch. It includes sections on how guitars are made, guitar innovators, maintenance, an exhaustive explanation on how music is constructed, and a complete chord dictionary. When I first started playing the guitar 2 decades ago, a friend had a copy of an earlier edition of this guide and he gave me the book cenyer use while I was getting started.


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Feb 14, Jason Das rated it really liked it. It would take years to memorize, let alone master, the material in this book. Modulation using secondary chords. A lifetime Investment I bought this book after I’ve checked its reviews and what other buyers had to say.

The Guitar Handbook

Finally, at the back of the book is a fairly extensive chord dictionary with pictures of how each chord is fingered.

See details for additional description. You don’t need the Internet. Aug 09, Kristian rated it really liked it Shelves: It examines every aspect of guitar maintenance, repair, and customizing, as well as highlighting over 20 world-famous guitarists.

Performance Technology – amps, mixers, microphones. A really nice reference book for the guitar. Jan 30, Sean Keefe rated it it was amazing.

Knopf- Music – pages 4 Reviews https: It will also help you determine the difference between a crappy guitar and one that just isn’t adjusted very well. The best single book on the topic: Too bad the formatting got converted into a wall of text. And later maybe get a breadboard, assorted electronic components, and a copy of Electronic Projects for Musicians for some real geeked out fun.

Good useful reference book that is available at very affordable prices. I would highly recommend this book to anyone, professionals and amateur to at least have a copy of this wonder book.

This book is a bit hanndbook now and I think it leans heavily toward electric six string guitars, but it is still an excellent introduction to the instrument: Lots of good chord and scale voicings for those of us that need quick reference. To ask other readers questions about The Guitqr Handbookplease sign up.


You don’t need to apply to Handbopk College of Music. This is a nice book with useful information about guitars, wiring, features and history.

Completely redesigned and with many more full-color photos than the original, this new edition hwndbook recent models and profiles current masters, includes an expanded lesson section, and encompasses 10 years of technological change in recording and amplification. Save on Nonfiction Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days. Books by Ralph Denyer. Bought it new in The Essential Encyclopedia for Every Guitar Player The Guitar Handbook is the complete guide to playing the guitar – from simple chords to advanced improvisations.

No need to panic. For those trying guita learn guitar, this may not b A very thorough compendium on all things guitar, with sections covering maintenance, guitar care, theory, a chord ‘dictionary,’ basic how- to play, and ‘guitar innovators.

It is also a comprehensive manual on guitar hardware and performance technology, sound equipment, special effects, and recording facilities.