Everybody's Popular Christmas Songs For Guitar Book 1
/ arr. Philip Groeber and David Hoge
Everybody's Guitar Series now features two outstanding collections of Christmas repertoire. These publications feature solos and duets that will motivate students due to the excellent selection of pieces and the enjoyment of playing the arrangements. Following the "Step-By-Step Approach" that is carefully correlated to Everybody's Guitar Method, these books will help teachers plan student recital repertoire for holiday season concerts.
Each arrangement includes melody, chord names, and lyrics, and is readily adaptable for ensemble playing. The student is encouraged to learn both the melody and the chords whenever possible.
Technique Tips – the pros offer their insight on how to practice effectively. Important music terms are in boldface.
Music Masters – provide important information relating to the music and present historical facts.
Natural Notes in First Position and Chords Used in this Book – reference charts to help the student play melodies and/or strum chords to their favorite Christmas songs.
How to use a Capo – to place every song into an alternative key for singing.
Suggested Right-Hand Strums and Fingerpicking Patterns – to help the student provide beautiful accompaniments to the music.
Glossary – a quick reference for terms used throughout
Angels We Have Heard on High
Auld Lang Syne
Away in a Manger
Good King Wenceslas
(There's No Place Like) Home for the Holidays
I'll Be Home for Christmas
It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year