[Menvi-discuss] Guitar Method that Goes Beyond The First Book?

Chris Smart csmart8 at cogeco.ca
Thu May 2 11:39:27 EDT 2013


uh yes, i figured that. I'm not living in the US and transcription 
is usually a few dollars per page.

Tim, since you teach, are you doing this professionally or just for 
fun?


At 11:31 AM 5/2/2013, you wrote:
>if you get the book in print and you contact the american printing 
>house for the blind they can help you from there.
>  hope this helps
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>On May 2, 2013, at 10:40 AM, Chris Smart wrote:
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>>Hi folks.
>>
>>As a teacher of sighted guitar students, most of them kids, I'm 
>>having a heck of a time finding one of the popular method book 
>>series in Braille that goes beyond the first book in its series.
>>
>>With adults, I would just use the first of the so-called Berklee 
>>books, A Modern Method for Guitar Volume 1, by William G. 
>>Leavitt. Before page 30 you're into tied and dotted notes, rests, 
>>chords etc. For adults, it presents more material quickly than 
>>anything else. It's excellent.
>>
>>However, I'm having trouble finding Braille for anything I can 
>>use with younger people.
>>
>>Will Schmid, hal Leonard Method: only book one seems available. 
>>This appears well organized, but I have at least one 7-year-old 
>>who would benefit from book 2, since she can already read the basics.
>>
>>Mel Bay: similar story. One of their particularly old method 
>>books is available, but only the first book, which is very basic.
>>
>>Is anyone else in my position and what have you done to address 
>>this problem?
>>
>>I refuse to just tab everything and short-change my students by 
>>not teaching them how to read actual music notation.
>>
>>Thanks for any suggestions,
>>
>>Chris
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