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"How to Play the 3-String Cigar Box Guitar" book with 26 online video lessons

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Just Released! "How to Play the 3-String Cigar Box Guitar" book with 26 online video lessons. To see a preview and view the video lessons visit the book page here…Continue

Tags: slide, play, book, 3-string

12-Bar Blues Jam Tracks in the Key of G

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I just posted a few 12-bar blues jam tracks in the key of G. They are pretty simple arrangements just using Band in a Box. For the first pass I highlight the chord changes, but for the other choruses…Continue

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Incorporate natural sounds with your CBG music

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ron "Oily" Sprague Jan 18, 2016. 11 Replies

Ever think about incorporating natural sounds into your music? This is my composition "Ten Mile Stomp" arranged for 3-String Cigar Box guitar and Dripping Gutter. :)…Continue

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Free Blues Background Video Clip

Started this discussion. Last reply by Wayfinder Feb 11, 2015. 1 Reply

I go around to old mines and junkyards collecting interesting video clips to use as background for blues tunes. For the rest of February 2015 I am giving away a cool video clip I shot at the Gold…Continue

 

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12-Bar Blues Jam Tracks in the Key of G

I just posted a few 12-bar blues jam tracks in the key of G. They are pretty simple arrangements just using Band in a Box. For the first pass I highlight the chord changes, but for the other choruses it's up to you to listsn and know where you are in the progression. These should be fun for just messing around with some improv, practicing a solo, etc. Let me know what you think.120bpm, Dr. John…See More
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At 6:08am on July 23, 2014, Cpt. Nemoff said…


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Cigar Box Guitar and classical music met again after 150 years!

In the middle of XIX century there were musicians who classical pieces performed on homemade instruments such as Cigar Box Guitar. But, unfortunately, there are no records of these unique 
performances did not survive. How do sounds classical music of the Renaissance on cigar box guitar? 

"Das Wohltemperirte Cigar Box Guitar" Album ( translation: Well-Tempered sigar box guitar ) was recorded in a home studio by Eugene Nemov. 

The list of works you will see all the familiar songs and names of composers such as Franz Shubert, Tchaikovsky, Beethoven, Albinoni and names of familiar music lovers Renaissance: Pascal Bouquet and Francesco da Milano.

Pascal Bouquet - French lutenist, he lived in XV-th century. Pascal Bouquet composed many excellent works for lute and baroque guitar. Musical notations this musician survived to this day. "Brande des Hermites" and "Volte Praetorius" - it's two works from the collection of popular dances of France, Pascal Bouquet written specifically for learning to play the lute. 

Francesco Canova da Milano (Italian Francesco Canova da Milano) - Italian Renaissance lute, one of the major European composers XVI veka.Franchesko Canova da Milano is one of the best composers of lute music, and possibly greatest lute virtuoso of all time. His work, and the amazing beauty of a consistently high level, and are often performed today. 

Just the album includes two copyright works Eugene Nemov - "French dance" and "English dance". They are written in a popular style of lute music of the Renaissance .

All works have been performed at 3-string classic guitars from cigar boxes, made by Eugene Nemov. Description and images of these instruments You can see on the site www.cigarboxguitars.ru and personal Evgeny Nemov page on the www.cigarboxnation.com ;

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At 12:53am on June 27, 2014, John Jordan said…

Rick,

I would love to have a look at your lessons, but my macbook won't read the wmv files. Quicktime and OS are 100% up to date.

Can you help?

Thanks,

John

At 12:21pm on June 11, 2014, Scruggy said…

Yes had to download them first before they played, but all are great, had one watch through already, guna next play along as im watching to get the full benefit!

 
 
 

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