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The Classical Guitar Companion

Christopher Berg


The Classical Guitar Companion is an anthology of exercises, études, and pieces organized according to technique or musical texture. Students are encouraged to work in multiple chapters, simultaneously depending on advice from a teacher or their own assessment of what they need. The author’s dual perspective, as an active performing artist and as a teacher who has trained hundreds of guitarists, results in a combination of pedagogical thoroughness and artistic insight. The book opens with a large section devoted to establishing a thorough knowledge of the guitar fingerboard through a systemati ... More

Keywords: classical guitar, guitar repertoire, performance practices, guitar curriculum, fingerboard harmony, guitar technique

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780190051105
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190051105.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Christopher Berg, author
Professor of Guitar, University of South Carolina