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Guitar Principles of Correct Practice for Guitar

Home site for The Principles of Correct Practice for Guitar - I recommend this book to all my students even before we start lessons.

The Musician's Way - Gerald Klickstein

 Gerald Klickstein's fantastic book for musicians is a must-read for all music students.  

In The Musician's Way, veteran performer and educator Gerald Klickstein combines the latest research with his 30 years of professional experience to provide aspiring musicians with a roadmap to artistic excellence. Part I, Artful Practice, describes strategies to interpret and memorize compositions, fuel motivation, collaborate, and more. Part II, Fearless Performance, lifts the lid on the hidden causes of nervousness and shows how musicians can become confident performers. Part III, Lifelong Creativity, surveys tactics to prevent music-related injuries and equips musicians to tap their own innate creativity. Written in a conversational style, The Musician's Waypresents an inclusive system for all instrumentalists and vocalists to advance their musical abilities and succeed as performing artists. serves all singers and instrumentalists who strive for musical excellence. In tandem with the 360-page book The Musician’s Way by Gerald Klickstein, the resources on this site help musicians to:

  • Enhance practice and performance skills
  • Expand musical knowledge
  • Overcome performance anxiety
  • Foster creativity
  • Collaborate amicably
  • Build music careers
  • Boost health and prevent music-related injuries
  • Become productive artists
Pumping Nylon
Cool book with technical solutions for common problems.
Iceland Guitar School

A family of guitarists in Iceland that has a great website with PDF of classical etudes and pieces, arrangements, methods, graded ensemble pieces and original music.

Tuning the Guitar by Ear

The book doesn't only give you a great way to tune accurately and quickly on stage, but walks you step-by-step through preliminary exercises that will facilitate the job.  Dr. Klickstein is in the top rank of guitar teachers world-wide and writes clearly and with practical insight.

Guitar 99

Free scores and more

Tom Pankhurst's Guide to Schenkerian Analysis

This is the companion website to SchenkerGUIDE: A Brief Handbook and Website for Schenkerian Analysis, published by Routledge. The site includes resources for both students and educators.  A great place to start your Schenkerian quest for world domination!