Folk, Blues & Beyond


Taught by John Renbourn

In this lesson, John Renbourn presents a wide varity of fingerstyle arrangements from traditional ballads to country blues, from a Bookr T. and the MG's rock instrumental to the church hymn "Abide With Me". All receive the special touches of John's unique playing and are explained in detail with the help of split-screen video techniques that allow the student to clearly see and study what each hand is doing. It comes with tab in which John took down on his own. And it is for intermediate and advanced students.

*VHS / Color / Japanese subtitles / with tab/music of all tunes / 78-min

Titles include: Judy, Anji, White House Blues, Watch The Stars, Lord Franklin, My Sweet Potato, Abide With Me and Great Dreams From Heaven.

< TAMT-00056 > price with tax 5,460 yen (price without tax 5,200 yen)

Celtic Melodies & Open Tunings


Taught by John Renbourn

John Renbourn is well known for his recordings and peformances of Celtic music. In this lesson he discusses and teaches his approoach to arranging Celtic melodies using a wide variety of open tunings like DADGBD, Open G, Open Gm and DADGAD. All receive the special touches of John's unique playing and are explained in detail with the help of split-screen video techniques that allow the student to clearly see and study what each hand is doing. It comes with tab in which John took down on his own. And it is for intermediate and advanced students, too.

*VHS / Color / Japanese subtitles / with tab/music of all tunes / 80-min

Tiles include: The South Wind, The Blarney Pilgrim, Bunyan's Hymn, I Saw Three Ships, The English Dance, Lament For Owen Roe O'Neill, Mist Covered Mountains Of Home, The Orphan, Tramps And Hawkers, Lindsay and Sandwood Down To Kyle

< TAMT-00057 > price with tax 5,460 yen (price without tax 5,200 yen)


The Jazz Tinge


Taught by John Renbourn

In this video lesson, five jazzy tunes from John Renbourn's repertoire is showed. He is illustrating Randy Weston, Chico Hamilton and Dollar Brand's song and his own song with his unique fingerstyle approach which is completed by developing Big Bill Broonzy and Davy Graham's influeces. All songs are exciting and challenging guitar instrumentals. John explains every song particulary himself. And split-screen let you see exactly movement of his both hands. It comes with tab in which John took theme and improvisation down himself. This lesson is for intermediate and advanced students.

*VHS / Color / Japanese subtitles / with tab/music of all tunes / 75-min

Tiles include: Buffalo, Transfusion, My Dear Boy, Little Niles and Cherry

< TAMT-00017 > price with tax 6,090 yen (price without tax 5,800 yen)


"Medieval & Renaissance Music" For Fingerstyle Guitar


Taught by John Renbourn

In this video lesson, John Renbourn who has wide musicalty and various techniques teaches Medieval and Renaissance music which is one of his strong fields. John illustrates and explained beautiful fingerstyle guitar solos arranged with some tunings in detail. Split screen which let you see movement of his both hands exactly is adopted so that you can learn John's complete guitar approach certainly. It comes with tab in which John took them down himself. This lesson is for intermediate and advanced students.

"For some time now I have periodically made taranscriptions of early pieces mainly for my own enjoyment. My own interest in early music runs parrallel to my interest in Western folk music. It was intriguiding to consider the characteristics that are common in both. I discovered that even whole pieces, thought to exist only in manuscrip, occasionally cropped up remarkably intact in current folk playing, and instruments long assumed silent were found to be still sounding in remote areas of Europe. I began by taking a medieval dance tune and treating it as I would a jig or reel, or drawing on contrapuntal practice in marking arrangements of folk songs. In this video lesson I present five of these arrrangements that I hope you will enjoy." - John Renbourn

*VHS / Color / Japanese subtitles / with tab/music of all tunes / 93-min

Tiles include: THe Earle of Salisbur(standard tuning), Saltarello(DGDGCD tuing), Trotto(DGDGCD tuning), Saltarello(EAEF#AD tuning) and Robin Is To The Greenwood Gone(standard tuning).

< TAMT-00018 > price with tax 6,090 yen (price without tax 5,800 yen)


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