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The Pentatonic Collection Vol. I
A fine collection of leads and licks played in the pentatonic scales. This volume contains licks for the beginner to intermediate player who wishes to expand their guitar vocabulary.
Metal · Beginner · 32318 Hits · 4.87/5 (15 ratings) · Last modified: 9/4/2004
 
Annals Of An Ancient Evil Vol. I
These ancient volumes, once lost but now recovered, explore the fundamentals of creating dark, compelling leads by implementing knowledge of the diminished arpeggios and minor scales.
Metal · Intermediate · 25315 Hits · 4.00/5 (5 ratings) · Last modified: 8/24/2004
 
Annals Of An Ancient Evil Vol. II
Volume two focuses on the diminished arpeggio and its applications. These lessons show examples of licks and how use them.
Metal · Advanced · 14728 Hits · 4.29/5 (7 ratings) · Last modified: 8/24/2004
 
Annals Of An Ancient Evil Vol. III
Volume Three demostrates more diminished licks and shows malmsteem style diminished arpeggios.
Metal · Advanced · 14039 Hits · 3.67/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 8/24/2004
 
Au Clair De La Lune
A transcription and analysis of the piece "Au Clair de la Lune." Includes a duet version!!
Acoustic/Folk · Beginner · 13911 Hits · 3.40/5 (10 ratings) · Last modified: 8/28/2004
 
Arpeggios In Counterpoint Chapter I
This lesson introduces what counterpoint is and how to counterpoint arpeggios.
Classical · Advanced · 13535 Hits · 4.88/5 (8 ratings) · Last modified: 11/15/2004
 
Introduction To Guitar: Getting Started
A guide for beginners who want to start playing the guitar with little or no expierience. A must for starters.
Basics · Beginner · 12956 Hits · 4.33/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 9/20/2004
 
Andante In A Minor
A transcription and analysis of Ferdinando Carulli's Andante in A minor.
Classical · Intermediate · 11925 Hits · 4.27/5 (11 ratings) · Last modified: 8/11/2004
 
Guantanamera
An easy beginner's guitar piece that uses only three chords: D, G, and A. A good place to start learning how to strum to a tune.
Acoustic/Folk · Beginner · 10827 Hits · 3.17/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 7/2/2004
 
Paganini's 24th Caprice
A section of Paganini's 24th Caprice for electric guitar. This is a great neo-classical shred piece, on of my favorites.
Metal · Advanced · 9126 Hits · 4.60/5 (10 ratings) · Last modified: 6/26/2004
 
When I Think About The Lord
This teaches you how to play complementary guitar along with Shane Bernard's "When I Think about the Lord. Includes two leads as well as a jam a long.
Christian · Beginner · 8919 Hits · 4.20/5 (5 ratings) · Last modified: 9/5/2005
 
Prelude In G
A transcription and analysis of Matteo Carcassi's Prelude in G.
Classical · Beginner · 8746 Hits · 5.00/5 (5 ratings) · Last modified: 9/20/2004
 
Yankee Doodle
A transcription of the American classic "Yankee Doodle" that includes melody lines, chords, and a jam-along!!!
Acoustic/Folk · Beginner · 7526 Hits · 3.67/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 8/16/2004
 
All In One Excercise
An all in one excercise that uses the chromatic scale to improve your lead guitar playing
Metal · Intermediate · 7294 Hits · 4.33/5 (9 ratings) · Last modified: 6/28/2004
 
Repeating A Pattern In Different Octaves
Demonstrates how a simple pattern can be played over different octaves to create new soloing and lead possibilities.
Metal · Intermediate · 7242 Hits · 4.82/5 (11 ratings) · Last modified: 6/26/2004
 
Arpeggios:Major, Minor, And Diminished
This is expansion upon previous arpeggio lessons. This lesson incorporates diminished arpeggios to the mix.
Metal · Advanced · 6927 Hits · 4.40/5 (5 ratings) · Last modified: 9/1/2005
 
Thrill Of The Hunt
An Original tune. This malmsteen inspired original compostion is both a classical as well as a metal piece. It is a melodic piece that goes about the circle of fifths in a repeating pattern
Classical · Advanced · 6915 Hits · 4.67/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 8/31/2004
 
Arpeggios In Counterpoint Chapter II
More ways to harmonize arpeggios to create different tones and feel.
Classical · Advanced · 5981 Hits · 5.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 11/15/2004
 
How To Improve Your Alternate Picking
Paul Gilbert style excercise that will help improve your alternate picking. This lesson emphasizes the importance of speed and clarity.
Metal · Intermediate · 5771 Hits · 4.25/5 (12 ratings) · Last modified: 6/28/2004
 
Prelude In A
A transcription and analysis of Mauro Giuliani's Prelude in A.
Classical · Beginner · 5523 Hits · 4.50/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 9/20/2004
 
TRILL DRILL VOL. I
The 36th lesson by Peter Hsieh. Join the man on his trill drills as he crosses off the names on his Shred list five! This lesson is an excercise in playing trills.
Theory/Reference · Intermediate · 5439 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 9/6/2005
 
Little Piece
This is a transcription and analysis of Antonio Diabelli's Little piece. This lesson includes three different ways to play the piece as well as two jam alongs! Perfect for the beginner
Classical · Beginner · 5198 Hits · No rating · Last modified: 1/7/2005
 
Once Again
Teaches you how to play "Once Again" by Matt Redman. Includes guitar parts I wrote to accompany the song as well as a jam/sing a long.
Christian · Beginner · 5058 Hits · No rating · Last modified: 9/5/2005
 
Frere Jacques
A transcription of the traditional French tune Frere Jacques. Includes lyrics in french and English as well as 2 jam-alongs.
Acoustic/Folk · Beginner · 4893 Hits · 1.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 1/8/2005
 
Wide Stretch Licks
A few fluid licks played with wider intervals that can help expand your style and garnish your leads.
Metal · Advanced · 4819 Hits · No rating · Last modified: 8/26/2005
 
Ritchie Kotzen Style Legatos
Excellent legatos played in the style of Ritchie Kotzen, a really talent shredder with great style and attitude.
Metal · Advanced · 4645 Hits · 3.50/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 6/26/2004
 
Prelude In E Minor
An Original Tune. A transcription and analysis of Prelude in E minor, a short prelude that I wrote myself.
Classical · Beginner · 4408 Hits · 2.67/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 9/4/2004
 
Morning Prayer
A transcription and analysis of Napoleon Coste's composition Morning Prayer.
Classical · Beginner · 4209 Hits · 3.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 3/29/2005
 
Improving Your Trills
Three straight foward excercises to help the guitarist improve his trills.
Metal · Intermediate · 4077 Hits · 4.33/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 6/26/2004
 
Epilude
30. Epilude (#8620)
by Peter Hsieh (1575)
An Original tune. this is a transcription and analysis of my compostion, "Epilude."
Classical · Intermediate · 3491 Hits · 3.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 9/6/2004
 
Triumph Of The Will
An original tune. This is a transcription and analysis of my piece titled "Triumph of the will". Good for more advanced students.
Classical · Advanced · 3392 Hits · 3.67/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 8/21/2004
 
Essential Scales
This is an excercise that runs through a slew of really common scales that are found in many different styles of music.
Basics · Beginner · 3262 Hits · 4.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 6/12/2004
 
Prelude In C
This is a transcription and analysis of Matteo Carcassi's Prelude in C.
Classical · Beginner · 2782 Hits · No rating · Last modified: 9/20/2004
 
Using Open Chords
This Lessons shows how open chords can be substituted for barre chords to create new texture and flavor.
Basics · Beginner · 2773 Hits · No rating · Last modified: 9/5/2005
 
Ritchie Kotzen Style Legatos II
A more applicable way to play Ritchie Kotzen style legatos.
Metal · Advanced · 2376 Hits · No rating · Last modified: 7/2/2004
 
Open Chords For Dual Guitars
This lesson incorporates the riff show from another open chord lesson and applies it as a part arranged for two guitars.
Basics · Beginner · 1847 Hits · No rating · Last modified: 7/16/2004