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The Best Guitar Music

Updated on March 24, 2015
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Christine, a wife, mother and homemaker for over 30 years, has an NVQ3 in Childcare & Education & loves cooking, music, health & nutrition.

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A beautiful collection of guitar music for every occasion

Whether you like to just listen to good guitar music or would like the music to play on a guitar yourself, either way you will agree that guitar music is soothing, invigorating- well, simply the best! I have been playing guitar for over 40 years and started just because I wanted something to jolly me along whilst singing. I began playing in my youth group and in a few bands. After a while I decided to expand my skills and learn to play classical guitar music, which opened up a whole new world as I learned to read music and became more competent in playing guitar with other musicians. Since then I have played with adults and children and often just to me, all be it only on the accoustic guitar. Playing classical guitar music is therapeutic and soothing, wheras strumming guitar chords rouses and inspires me to sing out words of power and wisdom.

I hope you find my hand-picked collection of some of the best guitar music to be what you are looking for. You will find that much of it is suitable for the beginner as well as the more experienced person playing guitar.


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Easy Classical Guitar Music

If you are looking for easy guitar music, then this well-presented book is full of beautiful songs to play from all periods of classical guitar literature, beginning with really easy pieces and gradually getting more challenging. It is suitable for beginners up to intermediate and includes a CD of performances by the author to guide you along each of the pieces, which is a delight to listen to in itself!.

Classical Guitar Music - For guitar solos

Spanish Guitar Music

Combined with an excellent CD, this book will inspire a love of spanish guitar music. Suitable for beginners to intermediates, the pieces are short and varied, including all your favorites from Lagrima to La Paloma.

Spanish music that suits the classical guitar

Wedding Guitar Music

This lovely collection contains all the popular choices for wedding music and is practically arranged in standard notation and tab with chord diagrams. It can be played as a guitar solo or with up to 4 players.

Guitar Duos Wedding Music - For guitar and other instruments

Country Guitar Music

With easy arrangements, this country guitar songs book clearly displays as well as names the guitar chords. Enjoy developing new skills as you play all your favorite country songs

Country Guitar Songs - 50 American Country Classics With Guitar Tabs

When You Particuarly Need To Learn The Guitar Chords

This book is clearly presented with guitar chords throughout that are clearly displayed at the beginning of each song and placed above the appropriate lyrics in the original keys. A great way to both practice new and familiar chords and enjoy The Beatles songs.

Guitar Chords Music - Play all the songs written and sung by The Beatles

Your Guitar Chord Chart - Easily Referrable

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Play Blues Guitar Music - And learn rhythm

Blues Rhythm Guitar Book & Online Audio(Master Class)
Blues Rhythm Guitar Book & Online Audio(Master Class)

Learn the crucial rhythm skills that no blues guitarist should be without- including blues changes and variations, shuffle rhythms, how to combine different rhythm parts, slow and fast and much more. You will then be able to play your new rhythm skills along with a full band by playing the accompanying CD, which also demonstrates all the concepts.

 

Rock Music For Guitar

This songbook includes classic songs from 1954-late 1960's with all the important guitar parts and yet perfectly playable. If you want rock music for guitar, this includes a good variety including mellow, bluesy and hard rock. The clear notations allow the player to improve their skills whilst enjoying their favorite songs.

Rock Music For Guitar - 61 songs from The Rolling Stones Magazine's 500 Greatest Songs

Play Songs With Kids On The Guitar

All favorite kids songs are here along with simple chords and tips for easy playing. It even suggests a strum pattern for each tune. The songs are fun and easliy recognisable. The book would be a great asset for any child learning to play the guitar or adults who want to play along simply.

Kids Songs For Guitar - Now you can play with them as they sing their hearts out!

Praise And Worship Songs For The Guitar

Learn to play all of your favorite praise and worship songs with complete lyrics, chord symbols and diagrams. Includes As the deer, Come now is the time and Lord I lift your name on high, in a collection of 100 songs.

Worship Songs For Guitar - With a tab chart for each chord at the beginning of each song

Christmas With Guitar Music

What better way to spend Christmas, once the presents have been opened of course, than to gather around the Christmas tree and sing out your favorite Christmas songs. If you can play confidently then you will find that everyone will want to join in, so get this book to practice beforehand. Or maybe you were buying a guitar as a present and were looking for a guitar music book to accompany it to get them started? Most of these books in my selection above are for beginners.

Easy Christmas Carols For Guitar - "This one is my favorite!"

Christmas Carols for Easy Classical Guitar (Easy Guitar Book & Online Audio)
Christmas Carols for Easy Classical Guitar (Easy Guitar Book & Online Audio)

Here is a generous selection of Christmas songs, appealingly and yet simply arranged for the solo guitarist in fingerstyle . Includes a CD of complete performances for each piece. The harmonzation suggestions mean that you are likely to learn some new tecniques as well.

 

The Cheat's Version Guitar Music - Let it inspire you!

Here is a Spanish guitar music CD to enjoy, both as background music or to really listen to. Click through to find plenty of other types of guitar music on CD.

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      @bgassociate: If you want to here a heartfelt guitar piece,download

      Robbie Alan's version of Canon.After you hear it,you'll

      see what I mean.You can find out more on my lens.

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      John Dyhouse 4 years ago from UK

      Interesting selection of folios, suggest that you might llike to create a few niche lenses from your best selling genres since few guitarists will be interested in all of them.

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      Lenskeeper 4 years ago

      I don't play guitar. I sing though, and I have the greatest respect for those that can play guitar well. I also like to listen to acoustic guitar music at home to relax :)

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      bgassociate 4 years ago

      Nice lens. Classical guitar is great for entertaining family and friends at Christmas time. Thanks.