Everybody's Guitar Series now features two outstanding collections of Christmas repertoire. These publications feature solos and duets that willmotivate students due to the excellent selection of pieces and the enjo yment of playing the arrangements. Following the "Step-By-Step Approach"that is carefully correlated to Everybody's Guitar Method, these books will help teachers plan student recital repertoire for holiday season concerts.
Each arrangement includes melody, chord names, and lyrics, and is readily adaptable for ensemble playing. The student is encouraged to learn both the melody and the chords whenever possible.
Solos: Angels We Have Heard on High; Auld Lang Syne; Away in a Manger; Good King Wenceslas; (There's No Place Like) Home for the Holidays; I'll Be Home forChristmas; It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year; Jingle Bells; A Ma rshmallow World; O Come, All Ye Faithful; Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer; Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town; Silver and Gold; We Are Santa's Elves
Duets: Deck the Halls (trio); Jolly Old Saint Nicholas (duet); The Little Drummer Boy; Sounds of Christmas (duet, medley) (The Twelve Days of Christmas; We Wish You a Merry Christmas; The First Noí‚l; and Silent Night)
Technique Tips Œ_ the pros offer their insight on how to practice effectively. Important music terms are in boldface.
Music Masters Œ_ provide important information relating to the music and present historical facts.
Natural Notes in First Position and Chords Used in this Book Œ_ reference charts to help the student play melodiesand/or strum chords to their favorite Christmas songs.
How to use a Capo Œ_ to place every song into an alternative key for singing.
Suggested Right-Hand Strums and Fingerpicking Patterns Œ_ to help the student provide beautiful accompaniments to the music.
Glossary Œ_ a quick reference for terms used throughout