Essential Elements for Guitar – Book 1


  • by Will Schmid & Bob Morris
  • Instrumental MusicGuitarInstrumental Methods

  • Series: Essential Elements
  • Accompaniment: Solo, Unaccompanied
  • Format: Musicbook/Songbook
  • Catalog #: 00001173
  • Publisher: Hal Leonard

  • Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
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Take your guitar teaching to a new level! Hal Leonard's top-selling comprehensive method for band and strings is now also available for guitar. With the time-tested classroom teaching methods of Will Schmid and Bob Morris and popular songs in a variety of styles, Essential Elements for Guitar is sure to become a staple of guitar teachers' instruction – and get beginning guitar students off to a great start.

This method has been designed to meet the National Standards for Music Education, with features such as cross-curricular activities, quizzes, multicultural songs, basic improvisation and more. Concepts covered in Book 1 include: getting started; basic music theory; guitar chords; notes on each string; ensemble playing; and much more!


• All My Loving

• Amazing Grace

• American Pie

• Au Clair De La Lune

• Aura Lee

• Can You Feel The Love Tonight

• C.C. Rider

• Corrina

• Danny Boy

• De Colores

• The Drunken Sailor

• Duke Of Earl

• Dust In The Wind

• Eleanor Rigby

• Every Breath You Take

• Fanfare Rondeau

• For He's A Jolly Good Fellow

• Frere Jacques (Are You Sleeping?)

• Give My Regards To Broadway

• Good Mornin' Blues

• Greensleeves

• He's Got The Whole World In His Hands

• Hey Jude

• Hound Dog

• I Gave My Love A Cherry (The Riddle Song)

• Jambalaya (On The Bayou)

• Jingle Bells

• Joshua (Fit The Battle Of Jericho)

• Let It Be

• Low Rider

• Marianne

• Midnight Special

• Minuet In G

• Move It On Over

• Ode To Joy

• Pay Me My Money Down

• The Rainbow Connection

• Ramblin' 'Round

• The Red River Valley

• Rock Around The Clock

• Rockin' Robin

• Scarborough Fair

• Shenandoah

• Simple Gifts

• Sinner Man

• Snake Charmer

• Stand By Me

• The Star-Spangled Banner

• Surfin' U.S.A.

• Sweet Home Chicago

• Teach Your Children

• Tell Ol' Bill

• This Land Is Your Land

• This Train

• Time Is On My Side

• Water Come A Me Eye

• Wayfaring Stranger

• When The Saints Go Marching In

• Will The Circle Be Unbroken

• Worried Man Blues

• Yankee Doodle

• Yellow Submarine

• You Really Got Me

• Your Cheatin' Heart

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Weight 0.714 lbs


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