This subject is a further exploration of a range of popular guitar styles that have had widespread impact over the past century, including blues, rock and global folk styles. As well as examining relevant literature and recordings, students will develop and enhance their ability to perform examples of these styles.
Guitars will be provided at tutorials. Students will need access to an instrument for practice outside of class.
Intended learning outcomes
Students will gain further understanding of different types of guitar music and on completion of this subject should be able to recognize and critically discuss various approaches to the instrument. Students should learn a variety of guitar playing techniques in relation to the styles studied
On completion of this subject students should further develop:
analytical and problem-solving skills
a metacognitive approach to preparation and practice of repertoire