Creative Guitar – a beginner’s guide
Everything you need to know to play melodies and chords of beautiful songs such as Greensleeves, Ode to Joy, Amazing Grace, She’s Like the Swallow, Malagueña, Wildwood Flower, Sakura, Kum Ba Ya, and O Canada.
Suitable for both self-teaching and classroom use, Creative Guitar is the result of over 30 years of teaching experience. You’ll learn to play using both pick and fingerstyle techniques. Most of the songs are arranged as duets suitable for group playing. Detailed explanations of chord diagrams, tablature and standard notation are included, as well as tips on composing your own melodies. The accompanying DVD has video recordings of all the songs and exercises. Click here for more information and to order.
Newfoundland Explorations – 15 easy pieces for guitar
This collection is arranged for the beginning guitarist and includes standard notation, tab, lyrics and chords. Suggested strums and finger patterns indicate how each song can be accompanied. The included CD has recordings of all the tunes and PDF files of the complete lyrics and chords for each song (the written music contains only the first verses). Click here for more information and to order.
Includes: Saltwater Joys, Lukey’s Boat, Mussels in the Corner, The Land and Sea Theme, The Tiny Red Light, I’se the B’y, We’ll Rant and We’ll Roar, and The Star of Logy Bay. Click here for a list of all the songs.
Each book in the series contains twenty-five traditional and contemporary favourites, arranged for piano, with guitar chord diagrams, complete lyrics, and historical notes on each song. Great for sing-a-longs and parties, and an excellent resource for all teachers.
The latest volume, Come Big Ones and Small Ones, includes the songs A Grey Foggy Day, Joe Batt’s Arm Longliners, Sailing Along the French Shore, Vive la Rose, The Great Lobster Boil, Theresa Maria, Breath of Angels and many more.
More information on all our songbooks can be found here.
Individual music sheets for guitar and piano, as well as concert band arrangements can be purchased for download in PDF format. Simply preview the thumbnail images of the music under ‘Individual Sheet Music’ in the above menu, decide which pieces you would like to purchase and click ‘add to cart’. You can pay by PayPal or Credit Card. When we receive your payment we will send you the sheet music by email in PDF format. Please ensure that you have Adobe Reader installed on your computer before ordering. Contact us here if you have any questions or problems.