Guitar Lessons by Charles Gacsi

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ALL THROUGH THE NIGHT
This is an old Welsh Song. Suitable as a recital number for a beginning student.
Acoustic/Folk · Beginner · 10526 Hits · 4.50/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 10/28/2004
 
ALOHA OE
This is the famous tune played for the arrival or departure of visitors to Hawaii. Queen Liliuokalani created this music. Aloha means Hello and Goodbye.
Acoustic/Folk · Beginner · 13458 Hits · 4.70/5 (10 ratings) · Last modified: 5/7/2004
 
ALOUETTE
This is a nice little piece. French Canadian Song. Only two chords. C and G7. Probably good for a beginning student of several months. A little challenge.
Acoustic/Folk · Beginner · 8868 Hits · 4.50/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 5/14/2004
 
AMERICA
Here is another neat little solo for begining level. Sounds good. Could be a recital number. Easy to repeat. Key of C. Written by Samuel F Smith. This tune has an English title as well.
Acoustic/Folk · Beginner · 17849 Hits · 4.25/5 (8 ratings) · Last modified: 9/3/2004
 
ARPEGGIOS - CYCLE OF DOMINANTS #1
Dominant 7ths in Arpeggio Status. Same chords as in Lesson #1411. "Cycle of Dominants #1"
Jazz · Advanced · 25459 Hits · 4.24/5 (17 ratings) · Last modified: 1/30/2004
 
AU CLAIR DE LA LUNE
This is a little French Folk song. Easy solo for beginner level.
Acoustic/Folk · Beginner · 10928 Hits · 5.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 10/28/2004
 
AY - AY - AY
This is a Creole Folk Song. Sound good. Some of the tune is in a different position on the neck. Skill above beginning level needed. Could be a recital number.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 9388 Hits · 5.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 5/13/2004
 
B MINOR TRIAD & ARPEGGIO POSITIONS
B minor Triad and associated arpeggios. An additiional memory device for remembering various positions needed for B minor. Companion lesson to #7877 and #7842.
Jazz · Intermediate · 15602 Hits · 4.87/5 (15 ratings) · Last modified: 5/6/2012
 
BERNIE'S TUNE - A Standard Tune
This is one of the great little tunes played at Jam Sessions in the wee hours of the morning at some of the clubs on the West Coast After Hours. Light House. Chord Progression easy. Up tempo. You need to know the tune.
Jazz · Advanced · 8562 Hits · 3.67/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 6/15/2004
 
BEYOND OPEN STRING SCALES - FORM ONE
Learning to train the hand for mastering basic scales, chords, arpeggios, pentatonics, and modes, with minimal shifting in position. Applied patterns are in this lesson. 1st of 5 MOVEABLE scale fingerings to be played anywhere on the fretboard.
Jazz · Beginner · 13901 Hits · 4.43/5 (7 ratings) · Last modified: 11/29/2004
 
BEYOND OPEN STRING SCALES- FORM TWO
Training the hand to use minimal shifting. Position inter relationships shown between the scale, basic chords, arpeggios & pentatonics. A small page is given to modes.This is a moveable scale playable anywhere on the fretboard.
Basics · Intermediate · 7149 Hits · 1.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 10/29/2004
 
BRIDAL CHORUS
This is a little arrangement of "Here Comes The Bride" originally written by Richard Wagner. Most of the time it is played on the piano or organ. My thoughts were why not by the Guitar. Might help you to get that gig. Easy to play.
Acoustic/Folk · Beginner · 16175 Hits · 4.17/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 10/28/2004
 
C# DIMINISHED TRIAD & ARPEGGIO POSITIONS
C# Diminished triad and associated arpeggios. An additional memory device for remembering various positions needed for the C# diminished triad(chord). Companion lesson to lesson #7923.
Jazz · Intermediate · 6135 Hits · 3.20/5 (5 ratings) · Last modified: 8/9/2004
 
CANTIQUE DE NOEL (O HOLY NIGHT )
This arrangement was written for the Composer in mind that 3 guitarists might be needed to play it as presented. This is a TRANSCRIPTION from Piano. Consideration given to listening vs printing. Three lyric verses included.
Christian · Advanced · 39143 Hits · 3.80/5 (15 ratings) · Last modified: 12/3/2004
 
CAPTIVATION - An Original Tune
This little tune was written in one of the favorite jazz keys. Box Car motion is used = I7, ii7, iii7, IV7. Play this tune at a slow tempo with out rushing the beat. It is really a type of "Torch" song for a jazz female singer.
Jazz · Advanced · 11226 Hits · 4.86/5 (7 ratings) · Last modified: 7/28/2004
 
CARESSING WIND - An Original Tune
This is a little tune in G. Hardest part was figuring out the rhythmic pattern. As it is now, it is a compound triplet pattern. Additional measures were inserted for the final ending of G, Ab maj7, A7, Gm7(Bb6), G
Jazz · Intermediate · 8918 Hits · 4.33/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 8/11/2004
 
CARLOTTA
This is a Flemenco Guitar Solo for pick style Guitar created by George M. Smith. This tab arrangment is an adaptation of that musical creation.
Flamenco · Advanced · 97302 Hits · 4.49/5 (51 ratings) · Last modified: 6/27/2004
 
CHORD CHANGING SECRETS REVEALED
Secrets of training the fret hand to make most chords. Basic techniques for beginners and other multi level experienced players. Lesson is separated into various levels. Application is up to the viewer. Some advanced chord changing patterns.
Basics · Intermediate · 36392 Hits · 4.50/5 (12 ratings) · Last modified: 6/18/2004
 
CHRISTMAS IS COMING - 3 PART ROUND
This is an old Christmas Choral 3 Part Round - E. Nesbitt composer. The limits of the Composer memory were stretched. The last few measures had to be deleted in order for it to be heard. This is a trio for 3 guitars.
Classical · Advanced · 7159 Hits · 4.00/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 12/7/2004
 
COLLAGE - An Original Tune
This material was conceived for the solo guitarist with utilization of 4th finger, partial chords, diminished principles, moving voice, and other devices.
Alternative · Advanced · 24514 Hits · 4.29/5 (14 ratings) · Last modified: 11/13/2003