Lecture: Acoustic jazz Guitar. From Django Reinhardt to Ralph Towner.
Reading: Dregni M. Django: The Life and Music of a Gypsy Legend. New
York: OUP. 2004. 117-130.
Tutorial: Rhythm changes in G. Walking bassline, chords and melody.
What is jazz?
How did the guitar contribute to Nirvanas sound? Consider the influence of both acoustic
and electric guitars in your decision.
Introducing grunge rock to the masses during the late eighties and early nineties, the
alternative rock band Nirvana, impressed
Do Nirvanas songs translate well into an acoustic context? Discuss with reference to
Nirvana and their MTV Unplugged performance.
Formed in 1987 by Kurt Donald Cobain (1967-1994) and Krist Anthony Novoselic
(1965-present), Nirvana was one of the most infl
Week 3: 12 August
Lecture: A discussion of the influence of three seminal Classical Guitarists: Andrs
Segovia, John Williams and Julian Bream.
Reading: Button, S. Julian Bream, The Foundations of a Musical Career.
Aldershot: Scolar Press, 1997. 78-86.