Frederick Noad's famous GUITAR FOR BEGINNERS series, screened
nationally on public television, is also on video.. The Beginners course (Series
1) covers 12 lessons in 3 2-hour VHS cassettes. The Intermediate Series 2
course covers a further 12 lessons in 3 2-hour VHS cassettes. Lessons are
approximately 1/2 hour each. Free instruction books accompany each series.
Both are now available on DVD. (See DVD Section).
Series 1 (Each lesson concludes with a performance by
Lesson 1: How to tune. Playing position. The rest
Lesson 2: Both hands together. Tablature. Melodies.
Lesson 3: Chord Technique. C and G7 chords.
Accompanying a song.
Lesson 4: Arpeggio Technique. New Chords. Completion of
Lesson 5: Music Reading. Counting. Open strings. Duets
Lesson 6: Notes on the first two strings. Melodies.
Lesson 7: Third String Notes. Rests. Tied notes. Aura
Lesson 8: Fourth String. Music in two parts. Reading