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Guitar Resources: Books

Resources for guitar performance, research, and repertoire

How can I find books about the guitar?

You can search by title, author, or both on MaagNET.

Below are general call number ranges for information about the guitar, both acoustic and electric. You can browse the shelves or you can consult MaagNET for a listing of materials by call number. To search by call number in MaagNET, select LC Call Number and enter the beginning of a call number, ex. ML960.

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Suggested Call Numbers for Books about the Guitar
ML1015.G9 History of the Guitar and its Music (ML1015.G9)
MT580 - MT589 Studies and Methods for Guitar (MT580, MT582, MT588)
MT586 Orchestral Excerpts (MT586)

A link is not provided for call numbers that are currently not in use in Maag Library.


Books about other Chordophones

Yngwie Malmsteen

Jimi Hendrix (Stockholm, 1969)

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