Free Classical Guitar Method Book (PDF)

Classical Guitar Method - Volume 1 - Cover - 2015 Classical Guitar Method
Volume I (Beginner)

by Bradford Werner
Available as a free PDF (80 pages)
(FYI, brand new edition coming out May 6th, 2017)
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  • The Bible of Classical Guitar Technique by Hubert Käppel. This book is like Pumping Nylon on steroids. 245 pages of exercises and excellent text advice, explanations, and tons of exercises. This is a huge contribution to the guitar world and I’m only just starting to dive deep into the ideas. Highly recommended.
  • Pumping Nylon by Scott Tennant (new 2nd edition) – Physical workouts to train those muscles and gain finger independence and dexterity. Very popular book and good memorable exercises for warm ups. It’s kind of the perfect size book for students to simply get to work. Highly recommended.
  • Iznaola on Practicing: A Manual for Students – A great but little book on how to practice well. Many students of guitar are not going to read a huge book so this concise little booklet is perfect for getting a grounding in good practice habits and philosophy.