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Pick Up & Play


Chord Progressions (Pick Up and Play)

Understanding and using Chord progressions is fundamental for anyone who wants to play popular songs, and to write their own. Most of the memorable tunes are based on a few simple structures which can be learned and adapted. This book focuses on the basic keys and, simply, shows you how to make great music.
ISBN: 9781786647801
9,000 words - 240 illustrations - 176 pages - Spiral bound - Semi-concealed binding. Easy to lie flat.
£9.99 $15.99

Chords for Kids (Pick Up and Play)

Chords are one of the most important ways that children can learn about music. They provide a fast route into playing with others and encourage a feeling for structure and composition. This title covers the basic chords in each key, including majors, minors, triads, fourths, sixths, sevenths and ninths. With notation and TAB.
ISBN: 9781786648013
9,000 words - 240 illustrations - 176 pages - Spiral bound - Semi-concealed binding. Easy to lie flat.
£9.99 $15.99

Classic Riffs (Pick Up and Play)

Every developing guitarist wants to know how to produce the licks so familiar to us all – the awesome solos and guitar virtuosity, the signature riffs of the most memorable songs. This is the ideal book for anyone who can’t get enough of those classic styles, with notation and TAB examples in a wide range of musical styles.
ISBN: 9781786642394
9,000 words - 240 illustrations - 176 pages - Spiral bound - Semi-concealed binding. Easy to lie flat.
£9.99 $15.99

Complete Beginners Chords for Guitar (Pick Up and Play)

Chords are one of the most useful aspects of music to learn about. This handy resource for complete beginners covers all the basic chords in all the main keys, with links to an online audio library. Chords are written in both standard and TAB notation.
ISBN: 9781787552739
9,000 words - 240 illustrations - 176 pages - Spiral bound - Semi-concealed binding. Easy to lie flat.
£9.99 $15.99

Complete Beginners Chords for Piano (Pick Up and Play)

Chords are one of the most useful aspects of music to learn about. This handy resource for complete beginners covers all the basic chords in all the main keys, with links to an online audio library. Chords are written in both standard and TAB notation.
ISBN: 9781787552852
9,000 words - 240 illustrations - 176 pages - Spiral bound - Semi-concealed binding. Easy to lie flat.
£9.99 $15.99

Guitar Chords (Pick Up and Play)

All the key chords, organised as a chord per page, this is a flexible, comprehensive solution for anyone learning or playing the guitar at any level. This no-nonsense, easy to carry, concealed spiral book will fit into a gig bag, flight case or hand bag with the minimum of fuss.
ISBN: 9781783619207
2,000 words - 384 illustrations - 176 pages - Spiral bound - Concealed spiral with spine and flaps
£9.99 $15.99

Guitar Fretboard Essential Skills (Pick Up and Play)

A vital tool for all guitarists, whether just starting out or looking to brush up on existing skills, this book offers a wealth of practical advice on notes and positions. Clear diagrams throughout allow basic chords to be mastered, with scales, arpeggios and octaves. Also includes links to online audio at flametreemusic.com.
ISBN: 9781839641640
9,000 words - 240 illustrations - 176 pages - Spiral bound - Semi-concealed binding. Easy to lie flat.
£9.99 $15.99

How to Play Guitar (Pick Up & Play)

Expert advice containing everything the new or intermediate guitar player (acoustic or electric) needs to know to really get to grips with making music on this most popular of instruments. This no-nonsense, easy to carry, concealed spiral book will fit into a gig bag, flight case or hand bag with the minimum of fuss.
ISBN: 9781783619573
2,000 words - 384 illustrations - 176 pages - Spiral bound - Concealed spiral with spine and flaps
£9.99 $15.99

How to Play Piano & Keyboard (Pick Up & Play)

Expert advice made easy on notation, expression and technique for anyone learning or playing the piano or keyboard, either on their own or with a group. This no-nonsense, easy to carry, concealed spiral book will fit into a gig bag, flight case or hand bag with the minimum of fuss.
ISBN: 9781783619580
2,000 words - 384 illustrations - 176 pages - Spiral bound - Concealed spiral with spine and flaps
£9.99 $15.99

How to Read Music (Pick Up and Play)

The perfect companion to all of our Pick Up & Play series. Suitable for any age, it explains the essentials: pitch, treble clef, bass clef, rhythm, accidentals, key signatures and time signatures, followed by practice pieces. Also features helpful diagrams, clear accessible text and a practical format. Supported online.
ISBN: 9781783619962
9,000 words - 240 illustrations - 176 pages - Spiral bound - Concealed spiral
£9.99 $15.99

Left Hand Guitar Chords (Pick Up and Play)

Now for the left hand guitarist, introducing a major new feature for print books: sound! With your mobile, scan the QR code to launch flametreemusic.com and listen to the chord as a strum, or an arpeggio. Of course, Flame Tree'e easy-to-use diagrams make this a fantastic new book for home, studio, writing and rehearsal.
ISBN: 9781787552364
9,000 words - 240 illustrations - 176 pages - Spiral bound - Semi-concealed binding. Easy to lie flat.
£9.99 $15.99

Piano Chords (Pick Up & Play)

All the key chords, organised as a chord per page, this is a flexible, comprehensive solution for anyone learning or playing the piano or keyboard, jazz, rock, folk, pop or musical theatre. This no-nonsense, easy to carry, concealed spiral book will fit into a gig bag, flight case or hand bag with the minimum of fuss.
ISBN: 9781783619214
2,000 words - 384 illustrations - 176 pages - Spiral bound - Concealed spiral with spine and flaps
£9.99 $15.99

Scales for Great Solos (Pick Up and Play)

All great solos have their roots in scales. A solid grounding across the keys – knowing your Harmonic Minor from your Melodic, understanding the diffference between a Pentatonic Major or Minor scale – with practice for good muscle memory will make your guitar sing like a guitar hero’s! With notation and TAB.
ISBN: 9781786645548
9,000 words - 240 illustrations - 176 pages - Spiral bound - Semi-concealed binding. Easy to lie flat.
£9.99 $15.99