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How To Play The Hawaiian Steel Guitar
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Sheet Music
Voicing/Format Method
Composer Allen, Henry
Publisher Mel Bay Publications Inc

Price: $22.95

Unavailable for Digital Delivery

Catalog #1566478642

UPC code: 9781566478649

The sound of the Hawaiian steel guitar is sweet, nostalgic, and unmistakably H awaiian. You can almost feel the trade winds and the surf in its subtle vibrat o. In this well-illustrated and easy-to-understand book, acclaimed musician He nry Kaleialoha Allen shares everything you need to know in order to play this beautiful instrument from purchasing a guitar, to performing with that special Hawaiian flourish. This primer, adapted from Allen s popular self-published g uide, features a history of the Hawaiian steel guitar; instructions for readin g musical notation; a practical guide to buying and tuning a steel guitar; gui dance on using the bar; sheet music for 11 original songs; exercises; a discus sion of the nuances of the Hawaiian touch;and much more. Written for beginning and intermediate st

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