Eight pieces aimed at the second-year student written with the aim of improving certain aspects of technique whilst hopefully incorporating enjoyable music.
Techniques covered include: tuning 6th string down to D; various fingerboard positions; apoyando melody above an accompaniment; strumming; bar chords; arpeggios.
Titles are: Buff and Blue - a tune from the Northumberland part of the U.K.; Prelude in E Minor - a slow, lyrical composition written in a 'Spanish Romance' style; Carl Wark - this is the name of an Iron Age fort situated in the Peak District area of the U.K.; Malaguena - a flamenco-style piece based on the famous Spanish tune; Snow on Snow - a melancholy and lyrical work written for the Christmas period; Study No. 1 - a study to help bring out the melody of a piece; House of the Rising Sun - an arrangement of the well-known folk song; Sweet Betsy - a slow, lyrical piece written in memory of a lovely dog.
"Recommended." - CLASSICAL GUITAR MAGAZINE