Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in, Reviewed in the United States on July 24, 2019. It is obviously based on decades of experience successfully teaching hundreds of guitar students master their instruments. Premetto che ero alla ricerca di un libro di supporto da usare a lezione con i miei allievi per la pratica delle scale. This book is very good, but should not be used by someone that doesn't know how to read music yet. But its large, a good thing, clearly written and there's a useful chord, scale relationship chart in the Appendix. The exercises themselves will teach you how to read music, develop timing and dexterity and are mostly kind of fun. Top subscription boxes – right to your door. I have noticed an improvement in a short time since I received the book. I came from violin, and on that side, there's the highly scientific and effective Suzuki method as well as dozens of other proven methods. Be mindful that it is still not easy, but if you put in the time initially, you will soon be reading/playing music. It's all laid out nicely, easy to read, and a lot of nice original material and scale-oriented etudes as a bonus! This review is for the Berklee "A Modern Method for Guitar - Volume 1: Book/DVD-ROM Pack." These are the foundations every guitar play need to possess young or seasoned. While buying the books separately will cost about $50 on Amazon, this compilation is closer to $25. Reviewed in the United States on November 26, 2017. See all details for A Modern Method for Guitar - Volume 1: Book/DVD-ROM Pack (Method... © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. The book contains fingering patterns and multiple scale exercises. Reviewed in the United States on July 3, 2018, This is a great book - a quick easy-to-navigate entree to all of the scale work from the famous 3-part Leavitt Berklee guitar series. To teach the student to READ music. Any guitar player of any level could gain from this study. It grooves you into reading and playing in positions as well as reading chords written out with notes instead of chord symbol. There's a problem loading this menu right now. The purpose of this list is to give you a review to help you make the right choice when selecting instruction materials. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Larry Baione is a Berklee instructor and I took the online guitar scales course under him. A Modern Method for Guitar - Volume 1: Book/DVD-ROM Pack (Method... A Modern Method for Guitar - Volume 1: Book/DVD-ROM Pack (Method (Berklee Press)). - Dave Askren, Reviewed in the United States on March 27, 2019. There are some jazzy sounding exercises that I really impressed myself with. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. On the DVD the instructor at one point suggests a 3 hour daily practice routine, so yeah, the book is pretty hard. Playing technique is an accumulative process and you will find each time you review material already studied it will seem easier to play. I just ordered it the other day (about $18 for all 3) so I figured I should ask if anyone had any good ideas as far as the best way to work through it etc. It is a thorough method with a good gradient approach. Reviewed in the United States on July 9, 2013. It is not a good tool for that purpose. I'm glad I got through it though. This book (with the included DVD) is outstanding. A Modern Method for Guitar: 123 Complete All three of the “Modern Method” books listed above have been compiled by Berklee Press into a single volume, titled “A Modern Method for Guitar: 123 Complete”. It took me about a year and a half to work through on my own, practicing about 3 - 5 hours per week. The three books by William Leavitt, that this is tailgating, are the best method books ever written for guitar IMO and I have been collecting guitar books (and playing) since the 70's. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. I used an earlier version of this book back at Berklee many years ago when William Leavitt was still on the faculty. This book (with the included DVD) is outstanding. 10/10! The Leavitt books are a hard act to follow. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. There’s no such thing as a prodigy Guitar Player it’s all about what you put into it and how you conceptualize the fretboard and at the end of the day you’ll be, master! To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. What a great tool for learning to read guitar music, Reviewed in the United States on December 6, 2017, This book and cd are great for learning to read guitar music. The William Leavitt guitar method, used as the basic text for the Berklee College of Music guitar program, has stood the test of time and earned a vast and loyal following of dedicated guitar students and instructors. Reviewed in the United States on January 12, 2019, Reviewed in the United States on June 16, 2016. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. There is no guitar tablature so you really have to read the music. I couldn't give it five stars because the book is missing quite a bit in terms of theory and explanations as how stuff fits together. This book has been specifically designed to accomplish two things... #1. Hey, I was just wondering if anyone had any thoughts or experiences on/with the Berklee Modern Guitar Method. Larry Baione is intimately familiar with The Berklee guitar method books, having worked at Berklee with Leavitt and then taken over the helm of the guitar Berklee department after Bill. Vi dico solo che secondo lui esistono cinque posizioni per la scala maggiore (corretto, prima di allegare un inutile studio in cui esegue tutte le diteggiature in posizione partendo sempre da Fa#), tre (secondo lui le più usate, e omette le altre) per la pentatonica maggiore e due (?!?!?) It is clear and organized.