Mandolin For Dummies

Author: Don Julin

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119943973

Category: Music

Page: 400

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The fun and easy way to learn to play the mandolin The newest addition to the highly successful Dummies instrument-instruction line, Mandolin For Dummies gives you easy-to-follow, step-by-step instruction on learning to play the mandolin. Following the time-tested Dummies format, Mandolin For Dummies provides a level of content and instruction greater than anything currently available. Mandolin For Dummies breaks down the fundamentals of this instrument and provides the resources you need to practice and improve your ability over time. Packed with individualized instruction on key mandolin-friendly musical styles, including Irish and Celtic, "old time" American music, blues, bluegrass, swing, and jazz Files available via download provide audio tracks from the book and exercises so you can play along and build your skills -- almost 2 hours of music! Clear and useful photos and diagrams ensure you fret, strum, and pick with precision Includes a mandolin buying guide to help ensure you make the right purchases Tips on restringing mandolins and other DIY care and maintenance topics If you're an aspiring mandolin player, don't fret! Mandolin For Dummies has you covered.

Gitarre für Dummies

Author: Mark Phillips,Jon Chappell

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527709991

Category:

Page: 376

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Von Akkord bis Zupftechnik Alles, was Sie Über das Gitarrespielen wissen mÜssen Wer wÜnschte sich nicht schon einmal, als Gitarrist auf der BÜhne zu stehen oder an einem idyllischen Lager - feuer mit seinem Gitarrenspiel zu glÄnzen? Die leidenschaftlichen Gitarristen Mark Philipps und Jon Chappell zeigen Ihnen den Weg: Hier lernen Sie schnell, Akkorde und Melodien zu spielen, selbst wenn Sie noch keine einzige Note lesen kÖnnen! Sie erfahren, wie man die Gitarre richtig hÄlt und den eigenen Sound verbessert. DarÜber hinaus lernen Sie alles Wichtige Über die Gitarre von Kauf, Pflege und Stimmen des Instruments bis hin zuden verschiedenen Stilrichtungen.

Mandolin Exercises For Dummies

Author: Don Julin

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111876952X

Category: Music

Page: 264

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Practice makes perfect with this hands-on resource for mandolinplayers of all skill levels If you're looking for an accessible practice-based book toimprove your playing, you've come to the right place. MandolinExercises For Dummies focuses on the skills that players oftenfind challenging and provides tips, tricks and plenty of coolexercises that will have you picking with the best of them—orat least much better than before! Mandolin Exercises ForDummies is packed with instruction—from hundreds ofexercises to drills and practice pieces. And it gets better. You'llalso have online access to downloadable audio files for eachexercise, making this practice-based package a complete mandolincompanion. Puts an overview of the fundamentals in perspective, helps youto use exercises to limber up, and much more Dives into the major and minor arpeggios with triad patterns,then moves on to major 7th and minor 7th patterns Details the major scales, then moves on to mastering the minorscales with practice exercises Contains tips to help you practice better, including using ametronome, playing with recordings, and more Master the basics and sharpen your mandolin-playing skills withthis reliable resource.

Mandolin for Dummies Collection - Mandolin for Dummies/Mandolin Exercises for Dummies

Author: Don Julin

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: 600

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The complete collection for getting started with the mandolin Mandolin for Dummies Collection includes Mandolin For Dummies and Mandolin Exercises For Dummies. Mandolin For Dummies includes downloadable audio tracks from the book; clear and useful photos and diagrams, and a mandolin buying guide. Mandolin Exercises For Dummies is packed with instruction hundreds of exercises, drills and practice pieces. Mandolin For Dummies and Mandolin Exercises For Dummies are the perfect companions for you learning to play your new mandolin!

Violine für Dummies

Author: Katharine Rapoport

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9783527704682

Category:

Page: 386

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Die Violine zählt zu den populärsten Musikinstrumenten. Es ist aber auch das am schwierigsten zu erlernende. Mit "Violine für Dummies" lernen Sie alles Wichtige, um bald kleine Melodien spielen zu können: von der richtigen Haltung der Violine und des Bogens über die Grundlagen von Harmonielehre und Notenlesen bis zum Spielen von kleineren Stücken. Dem Buch liegt eine CD mit Übungen und Stücken zum Nachspielen sowie Videoanleitungen bei.

Ukulele für Dummies

Author: Alistair Wood

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527709053

Category: Ukulele

Page: 338

View: 5804

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Sie ist klein, handlich und unkompliziert. Wenn auch Sie dem Charme der Ukulele erlegen sind, ist dieses Buch genau das richtige für Sie. Alistair Wood zeigt Ihnen, wie Sie auch ohne Vorkenntnisse schnell Erfolge hören können, gibt aber auch fortgeschrittenen Spielern zahlreiche Tipps zur Verbesserung ihres Spiels. Sie lernen, wie Sie Ihrer Ukulele neben den typisch hawaiianischen Klängen auch rockige, jazzige oder bluesige Töne entlocken können, hier ist - vom AC/DC-Fan bis zum Klassik-Liebhaber - für jeden etwas dabei. Einfache Schritt-für-Schritt-Anleitungen und die beiliegende CD mit Hörbeispielen machen es einfacher denn je, die verschiedenen Techniken der Ukulele zu erlernen. Darüber hinaus erfahren Sie alles, was Sie sonst noch über das Instrument wissen müssen: vom Kauf bis zur richtigen Pflege. Musik soll Spaß machen - und der ist mit der Ukulele garantiert. Legen Sie los!

Mundharmonika für Dummies

Author: Winslow Yerxa

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527816240

Category: Music

Page: 393

View: 7783

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Das Buch konzentriert sich auf die diatonische Mundharmonika mit zehn Tonkanälen. Es bietet einen allgemeinen Überblick über das Instrument und darüber, was man als Spieler mitbringen sollte. Behandelt wird auch, was man beim Kauf einer Mundharmonika beachten muss, wie man richtig sowohl Akkorde als auch einzelne Töne spielt, die Bending-Technik zum "Biegen" der Töne, diverse Spieltechniken und Tipps, sowie das Spielen in einer Band oder einem Duo. Dabei hilft eine Grifftabelle, die für jede Übung anzeigt, wo die Finger hinmüssen. Der Autor erklärt außerdem, wie man seine Mundharmonika reparieren oder sogar im Klang verbessern kann und gibt Empfehlungen zu verschiedenen Mundharmonika-Alben.

Drums Für Dummies

Author: Jeff Strong

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 352770342X

Category: Drum

Page: 322

View: 3128

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Schlagzeug und Perkussionsinstrumente gelten als leichter Einstieg in die Musik. Mit "Schlagzeug und Perkussion für Dummies" lernen alle, die gerne Schlagzeug oder Perkussion spielen möchten, die Spieltechniken für verschiedene Trommelarten wie Bongos, Congas, Tamburin oder Bodhran sowie für das Schlagzeug kennen. Vom einfachen Rhythmus über lateinamerikanische Musik, Jazz, Blues und Funk bis hin zum Rhythmus, bei dem jeder mit muss, zeigt Ihnen der Schlagzeuger Jeff Strong die grundlegenden Beats und Tempi. Kauf, Aufbau und das Stimmen des Instruments - oft eine der ersten Hürden - werden ebenfalls ausführlich beschrieben. Auf der beiliegenden CD gibt es alle im Buch vorgestellten Übungen als MP3 zum Mit- und Nachspielen.

Sex für Dummies

Author: Ruth K. Westheimer

Publisher: Wiley-VCH

ISBN: 9783527701377

Category: Self-Help

Page: 400

View: 1981

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Ein erfülltes Sexleben - das wünscht sich wohl so ziemlich jeder. In diesem Buch erfahren Sie endlich, was Sie schon immer über erogene Zonen von Frauen und Männern, Verhütung, Orgasmus und Viagra wissen wollten. Sie bekommen unverblümt Antworten auf all die Fragen, die Sie nie zu stellen wagten. Die Sex-pertin Dr. Ruth Westheimer gibt Ihnen Sicherheit beim "ersten Mal", hilft Ihnen aber auch nach langen Ehejahren, dass wieder mehr Lust und Spaß ins Schlafzimmer (oder anderswo) einkehrt. Dabei macht Sie keinen Bogen um solch "Rote-Ohren-Themen" wie Impotenz, Selbstbefriedigung, Gruppensex und gleichgeschlechtliche Liebe. Erforschen Sie Sex ohne Tabus, lassen Sie die Hüllen fallen und geben Sie sich diesem Buch hin!

Google AdWords For Dummies

Author: Howie Jacobson,Joel McDonald,Kristie McDonald

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118115619

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 404

View: 6096

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Presents strategies for writing a successful Internet marketing campaign using Google AdWords.

Banjo For Dummies

Book + Online Video and Audio Instruction

Author: Bill Evans

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118746252

Category: Music

Page: 384

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Play your way to banjo-playing expertise Traditionally associated with country, folk, and bluegrass music, the banjo is accessible to anyone with the patience and willpower to learn it. This second edition of Banjo For Dummies does the rest of the work for you with updated practice lessons, teaching techniques, and step-by-step examples. With this guide, you will learn tips and techniques for selecting the right instruments and accessories, how to develop correct hand position and posture, and how to tune, care for, and make simple repairs to the instrument. An updated multimedia component features companion audio tracks and complementary video lessons that cement the concepts readers gain during their reading. Written by Bill Evans, an accomplished five-string banjo player, teacher, writer, and historian Includes access to "how-to" videos on Dummies.com Ideal for anyone who wants to learn to play this classic instrument For musicians hoping to lend their art an edge or interested learners looking to pick up a unique skill, Banjo For Dummies is a must-have, straightforward guide to success.

Fiddle For Dummies

Author: Michael John Sanchez

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118930231

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 360

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Learn to play the fiddle? Easy. Tackling a new instrument can be intimidating, but with thiseasy-to-use guide, you'll have no trouble at all! From selecting,tuning, and caring for your fiddle to mastering various musicstyles, Fiddle For Dummies walks you step-by-step througheverything you need to start playing the fiddle like a pro. You'lldiscover how to hold a fiddle, master fundamental techniques, andtake your skills to the next level. This title also featurescompanion audio tracks and instructional video clips hosted onlineat Dummies.com to help further enhance your skills. The fiddle is a popular instrument across many continents, andis a favorite for many because it is small and portable. Playingthe fiddle can expose you to a range of musical styles from allover the world, such as Irish, Scottish, Celtic/Cape Breton,country, folk, bluegrass, and more. Plus, if you're already aviolin player, you'll impress yourself and fellow musicians as youunlock your instrument to open up a whole new world of sounds. Learn fiddle techniques and fundamentals Select, tune, and care for your fiddle Join the folk instrument movement and master the fiddle Play fiddle music from all over the world Whether you're a complete beginner or a violin player looking tobranch out and try something new, Fiddle For Dummies willhave you fit as a fiddle in no time.

Harmonica For Dummies

Author: Winslow Yerxa

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111888079X

Category: Music

Page: 416

View: 5865

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Master the harmonica fast with this fun, easy guide Everybody loves the sound of a harmonica, and the thought oflearning to play one is even more appealing. The instrument'sportability, versatility, and affordability make it a great choicefor those interested in learning how to produce the unmistakable,signature sound found in many styles of American music. WithHarmonica For Dummies, you can learn to master the harmonicafaster than you ever thought possible, even if you have little tono playing experience. This easy-to-use resource is filled withtips, tools, and instructions that will have you playing in notime. In Harmonica For Dummies, you'll find an accessibleformat designed to help you access new techniques, songs, andstyles of playing. Accompanying digital content and interactivetools will help you learn the nuances of playing harmonica and giveyou the know-how to use this versatile instrument to its fullestpotential. Provides you with a high-quality, comprehensive instructionalmanual Instructs you with detailed instructions and tips to help youlearn to play quickly Written in a clear, easy-to-understand format complete withaccompanying audio/video content Helps you improve your playing and embrace the many musicalstyles that have made the harmonica an iconic instrument The harmonica is a very accessible instrument, but only thosewith the right instruction and direction will be able to experiencethe joy of using it for accompaniment and solos. Let HarmonicaFor Dummies guide you through the learning process and make youa harmonica expert in a flash!

Violin For Dummies

Author: Katharine Rapoport

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119022916

Category: Music

Page: 432

View: 9927

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The beginner's guide to learning the violin — for anymusical style Violin For Dummies helps you teach yourself to play theviolin, even if you've never read a note of music. From choosingthe right violin for you to playing a variety of musical styles,this book has you covered. You'll start with the basics of postureand bowing technique, learn how to tune your instrument and keep itin beautiful condition with regular maintenance. You'll learn howto read — and feel — the music, and how to inject yourown personality into whatever you play. Before you know it, you'llbe playing classical, jazz, country, and more, as you become a bonafide violin player. The included audio and video instructionencourages you to play along as you learn, and allow you to hear,see, and imitate proper technique. The violin's small size, portability, and mimicry of the humanvoice have made it popular across cultures and throughout time.This book shows you how to teach yourself the basics so you canstart playing quickly. Start with the basics of proper hold and bowing technique Learn how to properly tune and care for your violin Understand the nuances of rhythm and musical notation Play classical, jazz, and other popular styles of music The violin has a reputation of being difficult to learn, but thereality is that it's difficult to master. Anyone can learn,and practice over time will refine your technique and your musicalstyle. You'll have fun, make music, and maybe even fall in lovewith this instrument that has inspired some of the world's bestmusicians and composers. Get started today, the easy way, withViolin For Dummies.

Diabetes Cookbook For Dummies

Author: Alan L. Rubin

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118944275

Category: Cooking

Page: 416

View: 774

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Discover how to eat a well-balanced diabetic diet Diabetes Cookbook For Dummies gives you everything youneed to create healthy and diabetic-friendly meals. In this revisedand updated edition, you'll discover how easy it is to managediabetes through diet. With tons of new recipes—many of themvegetarian—and the latest information on diabetes testing,monitoring, and maintenance, this book will help guide you down apath to a healthier you. With an anticipated price tag close to $3.4 billion annually bythe year 2020, diabetes is one of the costliest health hazards inthe U.S. If you're one of the 25.8 million Americans suffering fromdiabetes, this hands-on, friendly guide arms you with the mostup-to-date nutritional information and shows you how to startcooking—and eating—your way to better health. Offers 100+ new and revised diabetic recipes for every meal ofthe day Features changes in fat, carbohydrate, and proteinrecommendations that parallel the meal plan recommendations of theAmerican Diabetes Association Covers how to make smart choices when eating out, shopping forfood, and setting up a diabetic kitchen Introduces ways to involve diabetic children in meal planningand preparation If you're diabetic and want to learn how to make lifestylechanges that count, Diabetes Cookbook For Dummies shows youhow the food you eat can help treat, prevent, and managediabetes.

Blues-Gitarre für Dummies

Author: Jon Chappell

Publisher: Wiley-VCH

ISBN: 9783527703647

Category: Music

Page: 312

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"Blues-Gitarre für Dummies" behandelt die Gitarre-Grundlagen, die für den Blues relevant sind und die Grundlagen für Jazz, Rock, Pop und Soul bilden. Der Gitarrist John Chappell führt Sie in diesem Buch in alle Aspekte der Blues-Gitarre ein: vom Akkustik-Blues und elektrischem Blues, Delta Blues und Chicago Blues bis hin zum modernen Blues und Bluesrock. Er zeigt Ihnen, wie Sie fetzige Riffs und Akkordfolgen spielen und verrät Solotechniken, die von guten Blues-Gitarre-Spielern gespielt werden. Außerdem erklärt er, wie man moderne Gitarren richtig spielt und Verstärker richtig einsetzt, damit man den klassischen Bluessound auch hinbekommt. Das Buch ist voll gepackt mit Beispielen zum Nachspielen, Grifftabellen und Fotos. Schritt-für-Schritt-Anleitungen helfen Ihnen, die Stücke richtig zum Klingen zu bringen, ohne dass Sie Noten lesen können müssen.

Guitar For Dummies

Author: Mark Phillips,Jon Chappell

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118237587

Category: Music

Page: 408

View: 9976

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The bestselling music guide - now updated and with a FREE DVD! Have you always wanted to learn to play guitar? Who wouldn't? Think of Jimi Hendrix wailing away on his Stratocaster. . . Chuck Berry duck-walking across the stage to "Johnny B. Goode". . .B.B. King making his "Lucille" cry the blues. No doubt about it—guitars are cool. Guitar For Dummies gives you everything a beginning or intermediate guitarist needs: from buying a guitar to tuning it, playing it, and caring for it, this book has it all—and you don't even need to know how to read music. Full of photo-illustrated exercises and songs you can play to practice the techniques discussed in each section, this step-by-step guitar guide will take you through the basics and beyond before you can say "Eric Clapton." Helps you choose the guitar and equipment that best fits your needs and budget Shows you how to build strength and dexterity while playing Teaches you to play in different styles, including rock, blues, folk, jazz, and classical Fully revised and updated, with an all-new interactive DVD packed with video and audio clips that help you learn, tune, and play along, Guitar For Dummies is the perfect introductory guide for any novice acoustic or electric guitar player. CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of the e-book file, but are available for download after purchase.

Rabbits For Dummies

Author: Connie Isbell,Audrey Pavia

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470496282

Category: Pets

Page: 312

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Your hands-on guide to being a responsible rabbit owner Want to raise a happy, healthy bunny? This practical guide gives you everything you need to know to successfully adopt, nurture, live with, and love a rabbit. From choosing a rabbit and preparing its home to training, healthcare, and having fun with your bunny, you get a wealth of expert tips that will have your rabbit (and you) hopping with joy! Jump into bunny basics — decide whether a rabbit is the right pet for you, discover the different breeds, and find out the best places to adopt your bunny Take care of creature comforts — from housing and grooming to feeding and healthcare, provide the best care for your friend Practice bunny "psychology" — understand bunny body language and sounds, handle behavior issues, and train your bunny to do tricks and use the litter box Enjoy the wonderful world of rabbits — play games with your bunny, join clubs and organizations, show your rabbit, and make traveling with bunny easy Open the book and find: Informative photos and illustrations Detailed breed descriptions How to think like a rabbit Tips for handling bad bunny behavior The latest on organic cuisine and homegrown feeding options Games to play with your rabbit How to live with an indoor bunny (which is recommended!) Ten signs that require emergency action A bunch of bunny resources — from rescue groups to registries to Web sites

Songwriting für Dummies

Author: James Peterik,Jim Peterik,Dave Austin,Cathy Lynn

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527709770

Category:

Page: 408

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This edition shows readers how to develop songwriting skills and take their skills to the next level. It addresses the new face of the recording industry and its shift from traditional sales to downloads and mobile music, as well as covering the numerous social media networking sites.