Guitar Lessons by Charles Gacsi

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THE BEST OF YEARS - An Original Tune
This is a little tune copyrighted in 1986. Lots of turmoil in the USA. Moving lines. Feeling of minor with Sub Dominant Major.
Acoustic/Folk · Advanced · 11854 Hits · 4.82/5 (11 ratings) · Last modified: 5/11/2012
 
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
 
LITTLE ETUDE #1 - Original Tune
This little original tune was designed for the mid level guitarist to play a descending progresson using basic chords and arpeggios. Imagination may allow use of power chords as the performer and listener deems appropriate.
Jazz · Intermediate · 6677 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 9/5/2005
 
COMPOSITION IDEAS
Musical ideas may be generated from simple devices. Once an idea grips you, go with it and develop it to your own use. Expand your horizons in your own way. These are a few of the possible tools. Simple tune for illustration.
Other · Advanced · 10130 Hits · 1.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 4/28/2005
 
TRIUMPH - An Original Tune
This is a litle march utilizing the groove with a rock beat. This is a trio. Three distinct parts on one TAB. Three guitarists are needed. It is not intended for a single person to play this tab by themselves. Suitable for the King of Kings.
Christian · Advanced · 5627 Hits · 3.60/5 (5 ratings) · Last modified: 3/23/2005
 
COME BACK TO SORRENTO
This is a little piece that is known world wide. Little "Italy". Beautiful. In the right setting it will bring tears to the eyes of some listeners.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 13825 Hits · 4.50/5 (12 ratings) · Last modified: 12/20/2004
 
GOD CAN MAKE A TREE - An Original Tune
This piece of music was written in 1986. Jazz - folk type of chords. Harmonized melody. Spiritual feeling. Could be used for Christian or other religious events. Nice sounding tune. Beautiful and warm in feeling. Crosses boundaries of different faiths.
Jazz · Intermediate · 6775 Hits · 4.33/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 12/17/2004
 
SWANEE RIVER - Accompaniment
Old tune of Steve Foster. Study in moving voice. Cool backing. Great sound. Lesson is divided into two parts. 34 measures long for backing. Melody 32 measures. Chord patterns given first. Tab section presents the melodic line first. Enjoy.
Jazz · Advanced · 11253 Hits · 3.67/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 12/15/2004
 
LONDONDERRY AIR
This is a old Irish Folk Song. Also known as "Danny Boy". Sounds pretty. Good beginners piece for recital or just listening. Play slowly with feeling. Changing tempo at will is called Rubato. Use Rubato according to your feelings when playing solo.
Acoustic/Folk · Beginner · 7858 Hits · 3.00/5 (5 ratings) · Last modified: 12/13/2004
 
GREENSLEEVES - WHAT CHILD IS THIS?
This is an Old English Melody. Same tune is used at Christmas time with different title and lyrics. What child is this? Chords are easy.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 13544 Hits · 3.50/5 (8 ratings) · Last modified: 12/13/2004
 
O COME ALL YE FAITHFUL - A Transcription
Another Famous Christmas Carol Favorite. Francis Wade and Tr. F. OAKELEY from the Latin. The key is Ab..4 flats. Don't let that scare you. Tempo is easy.
Christian · Advanced · 12118 Hits · 4.78/5 (23 ratings) · Last modified: 12/8/2004
 
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
 
HARK! THE HERALD ANGELS SING
Here is one of the famous Christmas Carols by Felix Mendelssohn and Charles Wesley.
Christian · Advanced · 17197 Hits · 4.18/5 (22 ratings) · Last modified: 12/6/2004
 
JESU, THE JOY OF MAN'S DESIRE
Johann Sebastian Bach created the music. This is a transcription. Play it with the pick or fingerstyle. In 3/4 time. Some of the sections have difficult fingering. Some written discusson re what to watch for. Fingering used in the difficult places.
Classical · Advanced · 20835 Hits · 3.75/5 (8 ratings) · Last modified: 12/3/2004
 
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
 
WE WISH YOU A MERRY CHRISTMAS
This is an Old English Carol with cheer for everyone.
Acoustic/Folk · Advanced · 7372 Hits · 3.88/5 (8 ratings) · Last modified: 12/3/2004
 
THE FIRST NOWELL - A Transcription
One of the group of Carols that helps us celebrate the Christmas Season. Not too difficult. In the key of D. The fingering is similar to a style of playing by George Van Epps.
Christian · Advanced · 9066 Hits · 4.50/5 (12 ratings) · Last modified: 12/2/2004
 
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
 
IT CAME UPON A MIDNIGHT CLEAR
This is another Christmas Carol favorite. They are all about Christ. Somehow that seems to get lost in the traditional melodies until the lyrics are re examined revealing the truth. This is A TRANSCRIPTION from Piano.
Christian · Advanced · 14441 Hits · 4.75/5 (12 ratings) · Last modified: 11/29/2004
 
SILENT NIGHT - A Transcription
Traditional Christmas Carol. Time tested and approved world wide. Not too difficult with a little practice. Any rating given is how you view the music and lyrics. This lesson is a verbatim transcription and not an arrangement.
Christian · Advanced · 23688 Hits · 4.10/5 (40 ratings) · Last modified: 11/27/2004