Finger Style Guitar

Course Number: MUS-257DLCredit Hours: 3

Course Description

This course examines the acoustic guitar fingerstyle approaches from blues and ragtime to contemporary styles, including “Travis” picking. Artists examined include Robert Johnson, Stefan Grossman, Duck Baker, James Taylor, Paul Simon, and Tommy Emmanuel.

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Finger Style Guitar

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Hardware & Equipment Requirements:

You will need:

  • Electric guitar
  • Acoustic guitar
  • Amp
  • Metronome (or metronome app)
  • Audio Technica ATR2100-USB microphone
  • Behringer Xenyx Q502USB Mixer
  • CD/MP3 player (separate from computer)
  • Webcam
  • Desktop or laptop PC or Mac with speakers, running the most up-to-date versions of Google Chrome or Firefox (see “Software Requirements” for more info)
  • Video/audio recording software, such as iMovie or Windows Live Movie Maker
  • Printer, so that you can print out music examples used in the course or an iPad or similar device

Software Requirements: