Arranging in the Key of D is the first in a series of Fingerstyle Essentials acoustic guitar lessons from the very accomplished fingerstyle performer, composer, and arranger. Over the course of this series, Muriel will guide you through a series of examinations covering the arranging, composing, technical and creative attributes of fingerstyle guitar.
"This first course is a great first step (and second step!) to making beautiful and compelling arrangements on acoustic guitar. The key of D is one of my favorite keys to compose and arrange in. I'll be presenting several of my "tricks" to help you make beautiful arrangements for any number of songs in the key of D. Some of them will fall under your fingers so easily that you'll likely be able to arrange tunes on the fly."
Students play their way through Arranging in the Key of D Students without having to struggle through tedious theory and boring exercises.
"While all the material in the course could be classified at the intermediate level, you will be able to produce very professional and wonderful sounding results. The course also challenges your creativity. I'll present the first section of a tune, along with recommended approaches and techniques, and then I'll encourage and guide you to create your own version before sharing the complete arrangement."
You will learn how to play and craft acoustic guitar arrangements Muriel reveals her own favorite "guitaristic" qualities of D while sharing very inventive ways to arrange, compose, and create very beautiful harmonies in this popular key for guitar.
"I'm very proud and excited about this new series of Fingerstyle Essentials. Separating the process of arranging into individual keys and showing you what works best in each key will be a groundbreaking way to encourage your creativity on the guitar. Enjoy!"