This collection of 20 fingerstyle studies for the ukelele is written for uke players looking to expand their prowess on the instrument. The studies cover a vast array of styles and genres as wide-ranging as blues, jazz, minimalism and serialism, showcasing the versatility of the instrument. Each study is designed to be fundamentally pedagogical while simultaneously written with performance and expression in mind. The studies touch on arpeggios, scales, modes, ii-V-I chord sequences, strumming, syncopation, campanella fingerings, improvisation, hammer-ons and pull-offs. Exercises are designed to build technique in both hands. Mastery of these studies will equip the ukulele player with the tools to tackle any style of music on the instrument.
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Rob MacKillop is a performer, recording artist, record producer, composer and writer specializing in Scottish historical and contemporary music. He was recently awarded the prestigious Churchill Fellowship which allowed him to study Sufi oud music in Turkey and Morocco. He has recorded 6 CDs of historical Scottish music, three of which reached the Number One position in the Scottish Classical Music Chart (The Scotsman). After recording much of the historical Scottish lute and guitar music MacKillop is now performing new pieces written expecially for him by the major Scottish contemporary composers. He is Lecturer in Lute Studies and Performance at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, Historical Musician in Residence at Madras College, and teaches privately in his home studio. MacKillop has also lectured on the Scottish lute and guitar at international seminars in Portugal and Germany, and as a performer has toured Japan and various European countries.
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Descrizione libro Mel Bay Publications, Inc., 2011. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0786683309
Descrizione libro Mel Bay Publications, Inc., 2011. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110786683309