Guitar I
Course code
old course code
Course title in Estonian
Kitarr I
Course title in English
Guitar I
ECTS credits
approximate amount of contact lessons
Teaching semester
autumn - spring
Assessment form
lecturer of 2018/2019  Spring semester
Aleksander Statsenko (eesti keel)
lecturer of 2019/2020  Autumn semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
To create prerequisites for developing the techniques for playing the guitar and opportunities for playing the guitar in a band.
Brief description of the course
The students are being given an opportunity to develop their guitar playing skills on a basic level during one semester. The student practices reading music for guitar, guitar band, learns how to back the soloist and how to use a right application during play.
Independent work
The student has to practice different parts and pieces of the band that have been given by the lecturer. The assignments for independent exercises are learning the music, right application, achievieing a beautiful tone, rhythmic playing skills. Help for rhythmic pratice can be found on
Learning outcomes in the course
The student has gained basic technical guitar playing skills, is able to play from the music notes easier pieces and band pieces. The student is able to play simpler majors and back the soloist.
Assessment methods
Pass or fail. Playing the guitar in the band or as a soloist.
Õp. Aleksandr Statsenko
Study literature
Noodimaterjal vastavalt õpilase võimekusele. Ultimate Pop/Rock Fake Book, compiled by Joel Whitburn.Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation, 1986
Replacement literature
Kitarrimäng võhikutele. Mark Phillips, Jon ChappellEmilio Pujol. Escuela razonada de la guitarra. Ricordi Americana