About this title Music Sales America. Express yourself through the beautiful voice of the solo guitar. Solo Guitar Playing can teach even the person with no previous musical training how to progress from simple single-line melodies to mastery of the guitar as a solo instrument. Fully illustrated with diagrams, photographs, and over musical exercises and repertoire selections, this book offers thorough instruction in every phase of classical guitar playing. Complete coverage of individual skills includes: Basic technique; Reading music, memorizing, and ear-training; Mastering the fingerboard; Building dexterity and speed; Developing tone color and musical phrasing; Position playing; Interpretation; and more.
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Noad was best known for his popular instructional television series, Guitar with Frederick Noad, which was originally televised on PBS in the mids and re-syndicated in color in the early s, and which continues to be broadcast today. Biography[ edit ] Born in Blankenberge , Belgium , to British parents, who were on holiday in that country at the time,  Noad moved at an early age with his family to Eversley , England and was originally introduced to music through the violin and piano.
As a teenager, Noad started playing the guitar , which quickly became his favorite instrument. Noad took a nontraditional path to becoming a professional musician. He received a liberal arts education at Wellington College, Berkshire , earning diplomas in a wide variety of disciplines including ancient history , Latin , Greek , and literature.
It was at this point that Noad decided to pursue a career in music. He started a small music business in Hollywood , California called the Spanish Guitar Center where he offered music lessons and sold imported classical guitars from famous makers in Spanish cities such as Cordoba and Granada. Noad married Marilyn Clay Stuart on June 2, It was during his honeymoon that he had met Segovia.
Settling in California, Noad became an American citizen. He also authored several instructional guitar books, many focusing on classical guitar playing, but some also encompassing a wide variety of other styles such as travis picking , folk and country, flamenco , Latin rhythms, the blues , and rock and roll. Bibliography[ edit ] Noad, Frederick M. Schirmer Trade Books.
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