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Guitar for Girls - Start Playing with Alex Boch
Guitar for Girls - Start Playing with Alex Boch
Actor: Rock House
Director: John McCarthy
Genres: Special Interests, Educational, Musicals & Performing Arts
NR     2005     0hr 59min

This complete guide has been specially designed to give you all the tools you need to begin really playing acoustic or electric guitar. Starting out with an easy-to-follow look at the basics, you will get a chance to explo...  more »

    
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Actor: Rock House
Director: John McCarthy
Genres: Special Interests, Educational, Musicals & Performing Arts
Sub-Genres: Special Interests, Educational, Musicals
Studio: Music Sales
Format: DVD - Color - Closed-captioned
DVD Release Date: 07/26/2005
Release Year: 2005
Run Time: 0hr 59min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

Girls and women (and men and boys!) will like this
Michelle | Watertown, MA United States | 12/03/2005
(4 out of 5 stars)

"I think this is a great DVD for beginners. However, the instructor/musician's name is Alex BAch, not Boch. She knows her way around the guitar, and has a nice singing voice. At the risk of sounding essentialist, sometimes it makes a real difference to see a *woman* playing and teaching. There are so many wonderful instructional DVDs with men but Alex might make it just that much more accessible to a young girl starting out; she is a very positive music role model in my opinion. However - the lessons DO move very fast, especially the scale (I am not sure that was a necessary inclusion) and the fingerpicking sessions. She shows the chords, then plays along with pretty quick changes between chords. Someone starting out should understand that they will *not* be able to do everything the first time, and to stop and rewind until they get the chord changes right.

The DVD also has a section on stringing and caring for a guitar in the special features.

Edit: this is the SAME DVD that is included in the book, "Guitar for Girls" ISBN 0825627494 - I think the book version might be a better deal."