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(Music Sales America). The most complete and comprehensive guide to the acoustic guitar to date. This huge volume, with 2 CDs featuring 158 audio examples, covers everything you will need to know to approach, master and enjoy the acoustic guitar to its full potential. Topics covered include: how to care for your instrument * different approaches to tuning * effective practicing and getting the best from your hands * musical theory and composing for the guitarist * extended chords, harmony, modal soloing and unusual improvisation * self-accompaniment and building exciting rhythm parts * advanced techniques and effects such as raked harmonics and tapping * using different pickups and their properties * caring for your instrument in transit * and more! The book also includes tons of full pieces in a variety of styles.