Celtic Guitar Manual
The book is mainly devoted to acoustic guitar and its arrangement potential in the style of traditional Anglo-Celtic music.
A CD Rom with 45 audio tracks and 3 videos is attached.
After some brief introductory paragraphs with historical notes, discographic, stylistic, as well as polyphonic guitar arrangement and the use of alternative tunings, a section dedicated to the exercises and studies on the techniques and stylistic devices typical of “celtic fingerstyle” (ligatures) , embellishments, arpstyle, strum, use of harmonics, alternating bass).
The anthology of songs includes a total of 15 original arrangements of dances, melodies, songs of Irish and British origin.
The Manual is closed by a section dedicated to rhythmic accompaniment in style, with various exercises, as well as the harmonic structures (chords) of the pieces.