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

Chris Smart csmart8 at cogeco.ca
Thu May 2 17:30:34 EDT 2013


Hi Kaiti.
thanks for that. I'll see what I can do. the rest of the Berklee 
method should be produced at least I think.


At 04:49 PM 5/2/2013, you wrote:
>Hi,
>
>I'm not sure if you can use the library of congress or not, so sorry
>if this is a moot point, but if you can use that you can contact them
>and ask for some more method books to be commissioned.  I saw a post
>on either this or another list a few days ago on a similar topic,
>(trumpet method books I believe), and that person was advised to take
>this step because the director is interested in expanding the section
>on method books and more modern material.  If this is an option for
>you I would be happy to hunt through threads and send you the guy's
>email.
>
>On 5/2/13, Chris Smart <csmart8 at cogeco.ca> wrote:
> > cool, thanks.
> >
> >
> >
> > At 11:43 AM 5/2/2013, you wrote:
> >>just for fun. you can learn more here
> >>  <http://t.co/78Fz7ou6Fo>http://t.co/78Fz7ou6Fo
> >>  hope that helps to answer a few of your questions about what i'm
> >> doing in regards to lessons
> >>god bless
> >>  Timothy
> >>  Your friend in the music industry
> >>  bandcamp
> >>
> >><http://www.timothyclark13.bandcamp.com>http://www.timothyclark1 
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> >>
> >>
> >>  twitter
> >>  @timothyclark13
> >>  Skype
> >>  djtimothy1
> >>  facebooks
> >>
> >><http://www.facebook.com/timothyclark13>http://www.facebook.com/ 
> timothyclark13
> >>
> >>
> >>  http://www.facebook.com/timothyclarkmusic
> >>  reverbnation
> >>
> >><http://www.reverbnation.com/timothyclark13>http://www.reverbnat 
> ion.com/timothyclark13
> >>
> >>
> >>  youtube
> >>
> >><http://www.youtube.com/timothyclarkoffical>http://www.youtube.c 
> om/timothyclarkoffical
> >>
> >>
> >>  phone
> >>  7244011224
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>On May 2, 2013, at 11:39 AM, Chris Smart wrote:
> >>
> >>>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
> >>>>god bless
> >>>>Timothy
> >>>>Your friend in the music industry
> >>>>bandcamp
> >>>><<http://www.timothyclark13.bandcamp.com>http://www.timothycla 
> rk13.bandcamp.com>http://www.timothyclark13.bandcamp.com
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>twitter
> >>>>@timothyclark13
> >>>>Skype
> >>>>djtimothy1
> >>>>facebooks
> >>>><<http://www.facebook.com/timothyclark13>http://www.facebook.c 
> om/timothyclark13>http://www.facebook.com/timothyclark13
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>><http://www.facebook.com/timothyclarkmusic>http://www.facebook 
> .com/timothyclarkmusic
> >>>>reverbnation
> >>>><<http://www.reverbnation.com/timothyclark13>http://www.reverb 
> nation.com/timothyclark13>http://www.reverbnation.com/timothyclark13
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>youtube
> >>>><<http://www.youtube.com/timothyclarkoffical>http://www.youtub 
> e.com/timothyclarkoffical>http://www.youtube.com/timothyclarkoffical
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>phone
> >>>>7244011224
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>On May 2, 2013, at 10:40 AM, Chris Smart wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>>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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