The Shearer Method: Classic Guitar Developments (Book 2)

The Shearer Method Classic Guitar Developments is the second in a series of works that define Aaron Shearer’s approach to playing the classic guitar. The method, with videos/recordings by Thomas Kikta and compositions by Dr. Alan Hirsh, develops music reading (or sight reading), and technique through a unique mindful-learning approach of pre-reading, visualiztion, and memorization.

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Shearer Method, Classic Guitar Developments begins with rest stroke on a single line which is immediately applied to reading  duets, called inventions.  These are offered in the 12 open-position guitar keys–from C major/A minor to E major/C# minor and each key includes 3 studies from easy, to medium, to more challenging rhythms.  For example, the F major set:

All original music (inventions and solos) are stylistically diverse and sensitively composed to support technical development–rest-stroke/free stroke arpeggios, barring, slurs, and ornaments.  The music of the masters sections includes works by Cutting, Sanz, Bach, Mertz and more.

 The method includes 49 videos shot in high definition, 85 new solo and duet compositions and arrangements, 47 recorded tracks with TNT2 technology, the Shearer Online Supplement, and Online Media Support . Discover why the Guitar Foundation of America has called Aaron Shearer “the most prominent pedagogue of the twentieth century.” A must have to complete the library of any classic or finger-style guitar player!

Classic Guitar Developments

Book II develops intermediate-level technique and applies pre-reading to develop fluent reading and sight-reading in 12 different keys in the open position.

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Weight 1.7 lbs
Dimensions 12 × 9 × .75 in

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