The Guitarist's Lute Book With CD
Item #: ADG202 Price: $18.95
Sheet Music : Classical Guitar : Collections
If you have ever wondered about the lute, the history, the tuning, or how to read the tablature, this is the book for you. Here you will find a history of the lute, information about its tuning and how you can access lute tablature on the guitar. Here you will also find pieces to play on the guitar in lute tablature, both challenging and easy. The point of the music is the quality, and in Renaissance music you can find great easy pieces that are a blast to play. After reading this book and playing the pieces, you may decide to buy a lute. If this is the case, I give you many sources for finding one. You may also decide that you want to play more lute music on the guitar, and if that is the case, you will be armed with the information to do that.
The CD that comes with the book has all of the lute pieces in the book performed on the Renaissance lute, and some of them played on the classical guitar so you can hear the difference. There are also a few pieces for Baroque guitar and information that will help you play them. And finally, there are two a helpful time lines which will show you the history and progression of both the lute and guitar. These are great lute pieces, not normally found in collections.Contents: