Guitar Lessons by Charles Gacsi

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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
 
PINA COLATA - An Original Tune
This is a happy little latin type tune. Reggae? Specific category not available on this site. Lyrics being written by a professional singer named Judy. Up date to follow when lyrics completed. This is a study with some intervals of a 6th.
Reggae · Advanced · 42688 Hits · 4.30/5 (20 ratings) · Last modified: 8/27/2004
 
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
 
THE ARKANSAS TRAVELER - Accompaniment
This is an old tune dressed up with a new garment of updated chords.
Country · Advanced · 37605 Hits · 4.45/5 (11 ratings) · Last modified: 5/18/2004
 
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
 
HIPSHOT - An Original Tune
When I created this little tune it had a feeling of some pain and sorrow, and happiness. It is a blues idiom. I suppose it has to do with present events. An expression of what you or others feel.
Blues · Advanced · 28892 Hits · 4.61/5 (18 ratings) · Last modified: 8/2/2004
 
WHEN YOU LOVE SOMEBODY - Original Tune
This is a two part waltz with a little lift. Viennese type of waltz. Two secquences. Accompaniment is in the underlying part. Composer has no canned 3/4 time accompaniment. This tune copyrighted in 1996
Jazz · Intermediate · 26352 Hits · 5.00/5 (9 ratings) · Last modified: 8/28/2004
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
LAZY - An Original Tune
This is a little tune with a bit of blues idom on some chords. Flated 3rd on II. Jazz progression, chords, key. 1st section is 9 measures. Extension on last for 12 measures. Chord solo.Slow Rock Blues Idiom. 1986
Rock/Pop · Advanced · 22526 Hits · 4.91/5 (11 ratings) · Last modified: 4/25/2004
 
HARMONIZED SCALE- PART ONE - IN TEMPO
This is a continuation of lesson #7611, HARMONIZED SCALE FORMS - PART ONE. This lesson plays the scale forms in tempo in preparation for arpeggios using the same material.
Jazz · Intermediate · 21207 Hits · 5.00/5 (8 ratings) · Last modified: 8/29/2004
 
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
 
TRAINING FOR VOICE, EAR, & TONAL MEMORY
Most vocal teachers have exercises for individuals they teach or coach. This is a peek at some of the skills used for students. Includes diction, breath control, syllable, and tonal memory. Some scale harmonization for guitar included.
Basics · Beginner · 20211 Hits · 4.91/5 (11 ratings) · Last modified: 8/11/2004
 
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
 
HARMONIZED SCALE - Van Epps Style #1
Treating a Scale as a Chord Solo.
Jazz · Expert · 17453 Hits · 4.62/5 (21 ratings) · Last modified: 6/11/2004
 
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
 
SIXTHS
Sixths. Harmonically and Melodically. Fingering combinations. Alternating picking technique. Each set of string combinations starts at the lowest stopped position. This lesson is intended for all styles of playing. Classical included as well.
Jazz · Intermediate · 16812 Hits · 4.20/5 (5 ratings) · Last modified: 8/27/2004
 
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
 
COMING HOME - An Original Tune
This music is a chord style guitar solo utilizing some of the Van Epps Style of playing. Demands use of the 4th finger dexterity. Slow speed. Could be a challenge for the emerging guitarist. Folk quality.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 15860 Hits · 4.09/5 (11 ratings) · Last modified: 9/23/2004