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Instrumental Instruction Books - Your Guide to Musical Success KEYWORDS: RELATED: MusicPerforming ArtsGeneralJazz and Popular MusicReference

If you've failed at playing the air guitar, then you probably shouldn't attempt to learn a real instrument.  However, if your frequent passions include 'red, yellow, green, yellow, blue', then you might have a knack for the real thing!  Introducing Macmillan's 'how-to' of Instrumental Instruction:  Your guide to musical success.

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How to Play Keyboards

Everything You Need to Know to Play Keyboards

How to Play Keyboards offers an exciting new way to learn to play. Its easy-to-follow instructions and systematic approach enable you to start playing popular...

"...to start playing popular tunes on your keyboard within minutes-even if you've never played a musical instrument before. You'll learn keyboard basics like: --fingering --chords --special effects --playing by ear --how to read sheet music --playing with drum backing and much more. Filled with a wealth..."

Roger Evans

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How to Play Piano

Everything You Need to Know to Play the Piano

Learning to play the piano has never been easier. With easy-to-follow illustrations and fun practice pieces, this comprehensive step-by-step guide will have...

"...-by-step guide will have students well on your way to playing the music of your choice—even if they've never played a musical instrument. How to Play Piano covers basics like: · Choosing the right piano · Reading music · Positioning fingers properly · Playing chords and runs of notes · Developing..."

Roger Evans

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How to Play Guitar

Everything You Need to Know to Play the Guitar

In How to Play Guitar guitar players of all levels will find a wealth of instruction and inspiration. Whether you want to play pop, folk, country, rock, blues,...

"..., folk, country, rock, blues, jazz, classical, or any other style of music, you will pick up the basic techniques without tedious drills and exercises. Using real music and a step-by-step approach, How to Play Guitar will teach you about: · Choosing and buying a guitar · Tuning your instrument correctly..."

Roger Evans

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How to Play the Flute

Everything You Need to Know to Play the Flute

How to Play the Flute is a new kind of flute tutor. It combines over fifty carefully selected musical pieces with illustrations, diagrams, and text to give...

"...How to Play the Flute is a new kind of flute tutor. It combines over fifty carefully selected musical pieces with illustrations, diagrams, and text to give.... How to Play the Flute is a new kind of flute tutor. It combines over fifty carefully selected musical pieces with illustrations, diagrams..."

Howard Harrison

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How to Play Bass Guitar

Everything You Need to Know to Play the Bass Guitar

Learning to play the bass guitar is easy with the help of Laurence Canty's step-by-step instructions and clear advice-even if you've never played an instrument...

"...never played an instrument before. You'll learn how to: --read musical notation --correctly position..."

Laurence Canty

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Play Electric Guitar

From Bedroom to Band in 90 Days

This interactive package (complete with a book, an instructional CD, a wall chart poster, a guitar pick and three sheets of fretboard stickers) equips the...

"...--to become competent to play in a band within three months. The course is divided into twelve..."

Terry Burrows

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How to Read Music

Reading Music Made Simple

One of Europe's biggest selling music authors offers an oversize, boldly designed tutorial with CD that teaches how to read music for any instrument. 1,000...

"...One of Europe's biggest selling music authors offers an oversize, boldly designed tutorial with CD that teaches how to read music for any instrument. 1,000.... One of Europe's biggest selling music authors offers an oversize, boldly designed tutorial with CD that teaches how to read music for any instrument. 1,000 illustrations..."

Terry Burrows

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