About the Book
This book is designed to accomodate guitarists of all styles, plectrum,
acoustic and electric, fingerstyle, nylon and steel string.
The traditional pieces, by nature of their simplicity, are written as
fingerstyle solos, which can be split into melody (usually the top hne, but occasionally the
bottom line, as indicated), leaving an accompanying line which can be played by another
guitarist. This also allows the guitarist to play the melody with the CD minus-melody version
(even numbers) backing track, as well as strum chords with the full version (including melody
hne) CD backing track (odd numbers). Fingering should be adjusted to suit single note
The popular songs are more complex, and therefore have been presented twice.
Firstly, a melody line chord version, to be used with the CD backing track, followed by a solo
Lyrics have been added for those who wish to sing along with the pieces.
About the CD
Arranged and recorded by Peter Gelling
A full bar click track introduces each piece to indicate
Odd numbered tracks, i.e. 1, 3, 5 etc., are the full version
backing tracks, which include the melody line.
Even numbered tracks, 2, 4, 6 etc., are minus the melody
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