Alfred Music releases Basic Guitar Music Writing book

(Dave Molter | Posted 2010-08-25)

Alfred Music releases Basic Guitar Music Writing book

Alfred Music Publishing has expanded its best-selling guitar method series, Alfred’s Basic Guitar, with a brand-new book for students and musicians to write their own music: Alfred's Basic Guitar Music Writing Book.

Alfred's Basic Guitar Music Writing Book is the perfect tool to enhance a lesson or for writing your own music. Featuring 46 pages of full 9” X 12” manuscript, this book is specially designed for guitar players, including blank guitar chords, fingerboard diagrams, and a 12-fret fingerboard chart.

Recognized for over 50 years as the best-paced and most comprehensive guitar method available, Alfred’s Basic Guitar Method has introduced over 5 million beginners to the joy of playing guitar. Through this series, students at any level of musicianship will learn to play the guitar and read music in the musical styles of blues, country, folk, jazz, pop, rock, and more. With Alfred’s Basic Guitar Music Writing Book, they can now write their own guitar music in full musical notation, using the skills they learn from the books.

Additional books in the Alfred’s Basic Guitar Series include Method Books 1, 2, 3, and Complete, Guitar Theory, Guitar Pop Songs, Chord Chart, and Chord Dictionary books. The series also includes CDs and DVDs for a complete experience in learning to play the guitar.

Alfred's Basic Guitar Music Writing Book is now available for $4.99. Pick up your copy at a local music retail store, or buy it today at

Alfred Music Publishing is the world’s largest educational music publisher. Alfred produces educational, reference, pop & performance materials for teachers, students, professionals & hobbyists spanning every musical instrument, style & difficulty level. Alfred’s home office is located in Los Angeles with domestic offices in Miami & New York as well as offices around the world including Australia, Germany, Singapore & the United Kingdom.

Since 1922, Alfred Music Publishing has been dedicated to helping people learn, teach & play music. Alfred currently has over 90,000 active titles. Alfred represents a wide range of well-known publications—from methods like, Alfred’s Basic Guitar, Alfred’s Basic Piano Library, Premier Piano Course, Sound Innovations & Suzuki, to artists like Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, Van Halen, Green Day, Michael Jackson, Sheryl Crow, Eagles, Cole Porter & George and Ira Gershwin, to brands like Star Wars, Harry Potter, Lord of The Rings, Rolling Stone Magazine & Billboard.

In addition to its own titles, Alfred distributes products from over 50 companies, including Belwin, Daisy Rock Girl Guitars, Dover Publications, DW Drums, Faber Music, Highland/Etling, Kalmus, National Guitar Workshop, Penguin, TASCAM, Ultimate Support & WEA.

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