YOUNG GUITARIST'S PROGRESS SERIES

Full contents of  the Young Progress Series are listed below

Books of similar standard from other Garden Music series that can be used alongside these

are listed below the cover scans in lighter type 

 

Titles of pieces that are underlined can be clicked on for links to recordings on Youtube and SoundCloud

GM 6 cover scan
GM 6 page scan

36 pages

 

NEW THINGS 1 – 5:

Introduction of notes on the first 3 strings
Crotchets and Minims

 

NEW THINGS 6:

Quavers

 

NEW THINGS 7:

Crotchet, Minim & Semi Breve Rests

 

NEW THINGS 8:

Playing More than one Note Together

 

NEW THINGS 9:

The Notes on the Fourth String

 

NEW THINGS 10:

Dotted Minims including:
French Trad. – J’ai du Bon Tabac

 

NEW THINGS 10:

The Open Bass Strings including:
Burden – Fingers and Thumb No. 2

Burden – 3 O’clock

 

NEW THINGS 11:

Accidentals including:
Burgundian Trad. – Patapan

Burden – March Turk
Burden – Minstrel’s Dance

 

NEW THINGS 12:

Key Signatures including:
Sherman - Chitty, Chitty, Bang, Bang & Supercalifragilistic

 

NEW THINGS 13:

Flat Signs

 

REPERTOIRE:

Burden – The Coconut Seller

Burden - Jacobean Masque
Burden – Tamborin No. 2
McClellan, Pac & Ryecroft – Colours of Day                                               (Light up the Fire)
Burden – Reflections in the Water
Burden – The Times are Changing 

Burden - D Drone

 

NEW THINGS 14:

Dotted Crotchets including:
West Indian Trad. – Kum ba Yah

 

NEW THINGS 15:

Top A including:
French Trad. – The Cuckoo

 

NEW THINGS 16:

B on the G String including;
Giuliani – Ecossaise 

Ferrer – Vals

 

NEW THINGS 17:

Quaver Rest including:
German Trad. – O Come Little Children

 

NEW THINGS 18:

Bass Notes including:
Hefti - The Batman Theme 

Irish Trad. – The Galway Piper
Offenbach – The Marine’s Hymn

 

REPERTOIRE:
Burden – Menorca 

Bayley – Long, Long ago
Burden – Spanish Prelude
Norman – The James Bond Them

Young Guitarist's Progress Series Part 1 (GM06)

 

£7.95

Beginner to Grade 1

Other books in the Garden Music catalogue that can be used alongside this:

 

Young Guitarist's Progress Repertoire Series Part 1 (GM39)

 

Guitarist's Progress Book 1 (GM01)

 

   Travelling in Style Series 1 - The Start (GM18)

 

Travelling in Style Series 2 - The Restart (GM24)

 

36 pages
 

NEW THINGS 19:

Semi quavers including;
American Traditional - Little Liza Jane

 


NEW THINGS 20:

Dotted Semi quavers icluding;
Scottish Trad. – Mari’s Wedding 

Mexican Trad. – La Cucuracha

 


NEW THINGS 21:

Compound Time Signatures including;
Ferrer – Vals

English Trad. – Oats, Peas and Beans

 


NEW THINGS 22:

Musical Terms and Expressions including;
Venezuelan Trad. – Riqui, Riqui Riqurran

 

NEW THINGS 23:

Bringing out a melody in the top part above an accompaniment including;
Burden – Kite on the Thermals
Burden – Resting in the Meadow (No. 2 ’The Day Out’)

 


NEW THINGS 24:

Bringing out a melody in the bass part above an accompaniment including:
Negro Spiritual – Go Down Moses 

Burden – Rio Blues

 

NEW THINGS 25:

The notes in third position

 

NEW THINGS 26:

Scales, Arpeggios and Chords

 

REPERTOIRE ONE:
Carcassi – Andantino (op. 59) 

Burden – The Chase (No. 3 ’The Day Out’)
Aguado – Moderato 

Burden – Habanera
Burden – Cycle Ride (No. 1 ’The Day Out’)
French Trad. – Marlbrough 

Arlen & Harburg – Over the Rainbow
Spanish Trad. – The Merchant’s Daughter

 

NEW THINGS 27:

The Upward Slur including:
English Trad. The Foot and the Fiddle

 

NEW THINGS 28:

The Downward Slur including:
English Trad. The Water is Wide

 

NEW THINGS 29:

The Upward Slur and the Downward Slurs together including:
English Trad. Yarmouth Reel

 

NEW THINGS 30:

Triplets including:
Burden – Fandango

 

REPERTOIRE TWO:
Irish Trad. – The King of Love 

Ferrer – Allegretto
Lennon & McCartney – Paperback Writer 

Burden – Count Ligado’s Waltz
Meissonier – Walzer

Ferrer – Moderato
Burden – Satieopedie No. 2 

Carcassi – Allegretto
Burden – Malaguena

Burden – Downtown Rag

Young Guitarist's Progress Series Part 2 (GM07)

 

£7.95

GM 7 cover scan
GM 7 page scan

Grade 1 to 3

Other books in the Garden Music catalogue that can be used alongside this:

 

Young Guitarist's Repertoire Series Part 2 (GM40)

 

Guitarist's Progress Book 1 (GM01)

 

Travelling in Style Series 1 - Stage 1 (GM14) & Stage 2 (GM15)

 

Travelling in Style Series 2 - Trek 1 (GM24)

 

Certain Hits 5! (GM22)

36 pages
 

NEW THINGS 32:

More Higher notes on the 1st String & the notes in 5th Position
Including: 

American Trad. St. James Infirmary

 

NEW THINGS 33:

Ornaments (1): Acciaccaturas & Mordents including;
Purcell Rondeau No.1
Rondeau No. 2
Rondeau No. 3
Ferrer – Andantino Expresivo

 

REPERTOIRE ONE:
Dancing Master – The New Round O
Zimmer & Jackman – Up is Down                                                               (Pirates of the Caribbean)
Ferrer – Ejercicio 

Scottish Trad. – Morning has Broken
Sor – Andantino (Op. 60 No. 14 )

 

NEW THINGS 34:

The Development of Tone including:
Welsh Trad. - David of the White Rock 

Burden – Autumn Leaves

 


NEW THINGS 35:

Natural Harmonics including:
Burden - Lullaby

 


NEW THINGS 36:

Pizzicato including:
Burden – Pizzicato Rock

 

NEW THINGS 37:

Half Barres including:

Burden - Satieopedie No. 3 

Burden – The Jazz Bar

 

NEW THINGS 38:

The Notes in Seventh Position including:
Sanz - Espanoletas (adapted Burden)
Albeniz - Leyenda (adapted Burden)

 

THINGS 39:

Scales, Arpeggios and Chords

 

NEW THINGS 40:

Ornaments (2): Trills & Turns including:
Sanz – Villanos

 


NEW THINGS 41:

The Notes in Nineth Position

 

REPERTOIRE TWO:
Handel – Minuet No. I (Music for the Royal Fireworks)
Handel No.2 (Music for the Royal Fireworks)
Sanz – La Cavalleria de Napoles con des Clarines
Ferrer – Allegretto 

Schumann – The Merry Peasant
Andersson & Ulvæus – Thank You for the Music

 

NEW THINGS 42:

Full barres including:
Burden – Satieopedie No. 4

 

NEW THINGS 43:

Playing Contrapuntal Music including:
de Visee – Prelude

 

RECITAL SECTION:
Renaissance Period:

Anon. - Packington’s Pound
Baroque Period: 

Handel – Sarabande
Classical Period: 

Sor – Andantino (Op. 35 No. 3)
Romantic Period: 

Tarrega – Lagrima
Modern Period:

Lovland & Graham – You Raise me up

GM 38 cover scan
GM 38 page scan

Young Guitarist's Progress Series Part 3 (GM38)

 

£7.95

 

Grade 3 to 5

Other books in the Garden Music catalogue that can be used alongside this:

 

Guitarist's Progress Book 2 (GM02)

 

Travelling in Style Series 1 - Stage 2 (GM15)

 

Travelling in Style Series 2 - Trek 2 (GM26)

 

Certain Hits 5! (GM22)

 

 

GM 39 cover scan
GM 39 page scan

Young Guitarist's Progress Repertoire Series Part 1 (GM39)

 

£7.95

Beginner to Grade 1

24 pages

 

CD PROVIDED WITH BOOK.

ADDITIONAL RECORDINGS LISTED BELOW
 

Pieces used as additional music for the New Things sections of Young Guitarist's Progress Part 1;

 

Burden – Fingers and Thumb No. 1
English Trad. – Hot Cross Buns
French Trad. – Les Bouffons
Tchaikovsky – March Slav
Negro Spiritual - Oh When the Saints
English Trad. - Pease Pudding Hot
American Trad. – Aura Lee
American Trad. – Polly-Wolly-Doddle
Burden – Tamborin No. 1 

Russian Trad. Dark Eyes
English Trad. – Johnny Todd
Russian Trad. – Russian Dance
Fucik – Entry of the Gladiators 

French Trad. – Frere Jacques
Spanish Trad. – De Los Alamos Vengo
Dancing Master – A La Mode de France
Russian Trad. – Song of the Volga Boatman
English Trad. – Waly, Waly 

Burden – Bass Blues
Negro Spiritual – Swing Low, Sweet Chariot

 


GENERAL REPERTOIRE:

 

Fijian Trad. – This is the Day 

Pierpoint – Jingle Bells
Carulli – Waltz 

French Trad. – Il est Ne le Divin Enfant
English Trad. – Peace is Flowing 

Burden – Danza No. 1
Carulli – Waltz 

Russian Trad. – Sleigh Bells
Irish Trad. – Green Bushes 

Burden – Spanish Vals
Burden – Viennese Walzer 

Foster – Oh Susanna
English Trad. – We Wish You a Merry Christmas
Haydn – St Anthony Chorale
English Trad. – Apusski Dusky
Lennon & McCartney – Eleanor Rigby
Burden – The Music Box

 

COPY CAT EXERCISES
IMPROVISATION:

 

Burden – Warrior Dance (with Backing Track)
Burden – First Blues (with Backing Track)

Other books in the Garden Music catalogue that can be used alongside this:

 

Young Guitarist's Progress Part 1 (GM06)

 

Guitarist's Progress Solo Series Book 1 (GM01)

 

Travelling in Style Series 1 - The Start (GM18)

 

Travelling in Style Series 2 - The Restart (GM24)

GM 40 cover scan
GM 40 page scan

Young Guitarist's Progress Repertoire Series Part 2 (GM40)

 

£7.95

Grade 1 to 3

24 pages
 

CD PROVIDED WITH BOOK.

ADDITIONAL RECORDINGS LISTED BELOW

 

Pieces used as additional music for the New Things sections of Young Guitarist's Progress Part 2;


English Trad. – The Jolly Miller
American Trad. – Old Macdonald
Meacham – American Patrol
Burden – Danza No. 2
Canadian Trad. – L’Alouette 

Dvorak – Humoresque
American Trad. – If You’re Happy
English Trad. – The British Grenadiers
English Trad. – Dribbles of Brandy
English Trad. – Drink to me Only
English Trad. – Blaydon Races
Irish Trad. – Irish Folk Ballad
Burden – Echoes Across the Valley
Burden – The Journey Home (No. 4 ‘The Day Out’)
Macleod – Skye Boat Song 

Carulli - Andantino
Martini – Plaisir d’Amour 

Burden – Medieval Dansa
Andersson & Ulvæus - I Have a Dream
English Trad. – Dornoch Links 

Burden – Uptown Rag
English Trad. – Over the Hills and Far Away
Scottish Trad. – Hanover Square Hornpipe
Dancing Master – The Duke of Grafton’s March
Ferrer – Vals 

Burden – Asturius

 

GENERAL REPERTOIRE:

 

Carulli – Moderato 

Carulli - Moderato
English Trad. – The Lincolnshire Poacher
English Trad. – The Tenpenny Bit 

Ferrer – Vals

 

COPYCAT EXERCISES

IMPROVISATION:

 

Burden – Japanesse Garden (with Backing Track)
Burden – Second Blues (with Backing Track)
Burden - Castles in the Air (with Backing Track)
Burden – Phrygian Iberian (with Backing Track)

Other books in the Garden Music catalogue that can be used alongside this:

 

Young Guitarist's Progress Part 2 (GM07)

 

Guitarist's Progress Book 1 (GM01)

 

Travelling in Style Series 1 - Stage 1 (GM14) & Stage 2 (GM15)

 

Travelling in Style Series 2 - Trek 1 (GM24)

 

Certain Hits 5! (GM22)