This book is part of a series that forms an expertly structured and comprehensive method of studying acoustic guitar; it has been compiled by the Registry Of Guitar Tutors # the world#s leading authority on guitar education. The book is very user-friendly as it is written in easy-to-read TAB, as well as traditional notation, and it comes with a free 23-track CD so you can #listen and learn#. This book covers all the material needed for the London College of Music Grade Eight examination in acoustic guitar playing, enabling you to study for an internationally recognised qualification. However, even if you do not intend to take an exam, this book will help you achieve your full potential as a guitarist by developing all aspects of your playing in a structured way. This volume includes a valuable selection of interesting chords, scales, rhythm playing studies and fingerstyle pieces in a range of styles. There are also chapters on musical knowledge and accompaniment techniques, plus aural exercises to develop your musical abilities # making it ideal for early stage and intermediate level players. The book is cleverly designed so that it can be used by both fingerstyle and plectrum players.