WorldCat Identities

Schmid, Will

Overview
Works: 271 works in 531 publications in 3 languages and 2,714 library holdings
Genres: Methods (Music)‡vSelf-instruction  Methods (Music)  Notated music  Programmed instructional materials  Studies (Music)  Teaching pieces (Music)  Scores  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Biographies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Arranger, Creator, Composer, Performer, Other
Classifications: MT588, 787.87
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Will Schmid
Hal Leonard guitar method : complete edition by Will Schmid( )

30 editions published between 1977 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Provides beginning instruction including tuning, 1st position melody playing, C, G, G7, D7, and Em chords, rhythms through eighth notes, solos and ensembles and strumming. Features a chord chart, and traditional songs like: Amazing Grace ʺ Greensleeves ʺ and When the Saints Go Marching In."
Hal Leonard guitar method by Will Schmid( )

23 editions published between 1977 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guitarskole
Hal Leonard guitar method by Will Schmid( Book )

16 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in English and Swedish and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Provides beginning instruction including tuning, 1st position melody playing, C, G, G7, D7, and Em chords, rhythms through eighth notes, solos and ensembles and strumming. Features a chord chart, and traditional songs like: Amazing Grace ʺ Greensleeves ʺ and When the Saints Go Marching In."
Hal Leonard banjo method. for 5-string banjo by Mac Robertson( )

18 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Skole for 5-strenget banjo
Hal Leonard guitar method by Will Schmid( )

12 editions published between 1977 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Book 2 continues the instruction started in Book 1 and covers: Am, Dm, A, E, F and B7 chords; power chords; fingerstyle guitar; syncopations, dotted rhythms, and triplets; Carter style solos; bass runs; pentatonic scales; improvising; tablature; 92 great songs, riffs and examples; notes in first and second position."
Essential elements for guitar : comprehensive guitar method by Will Schmid( )

7 editions published in 2005 in 3 languages and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Take your guitar teaching to a new level! Hal Leonard's top-selling comprehensive method for band and strings is now also available for guitar. With the time-tested classroom teaching methods of Will Schmid and Bob Morris, popular songs in a variety of styles, and quality demonstration and backing tracks on the accompanying CD, Essential Elements for Guitar is sure to become a staple of guitar teachers' instruction - and get beginning guitar students off to a great start. This method has been designed to meet the National Standards for Music Education, with features such as cross-curricular activities, quizzes, multicultural songs, basic improvisation and more. Concepts covered in Book 1 include: getting started; basic music theory; guitar chords; notes on each string; music history; ensemble playing; performance spotlights; and much more! Songs used in Book 1 include such hits as: Dust in the Wind, Eleanor Rigby, Every Breath You Take, Hey Jude, Hound Dog, Let It Be, Ode to Joy, Rock Around the Clock, Stand By Me, Surfin' USA, Sweet Home Chicago, This Land Is Your Land, You Really Got Me and more!
Something new to sing about : choral literature for mixed voices( )

6 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World music drumming : a cross-cultural curriculum by Will Schmid( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intended primarily for middle school general music classes; may also be used in high school and selectively in grades 3-5. Teaches rhythm and appreciation for the music of West Africa and the Caribbean primarily through the use of percussion instruments and rhythmic patterns from those areas. Focuses on helping students meet the National music standards of the United States
Beginning guitar by Charles W McMullen( Visual )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basic instructional tape for guitar beginners
Easy pop melodies by Will Schmid( )

10 editions published between 1981 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning guitar superbook : Hal Leonard guitar method by Will Schmid( )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hal Leonard guitar method by Will Schmid( )

7 editions published between 1977 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Book 3 covers: the major, minor, pentatonic, and chromatic scales; sixteenth notes; barre chords; drop D tuning; movable scales; notes in fifth position; slikes, hammer-ons, pull-offs, and string bends, riffs, and examples; and more!"
A tribute to Woody Guthrie & Leadbelly : student text by Will Schmid( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes a look at the social realities faced by Woody and Leadbelly, and at the music they used to bring about change; photographs and biographies of the musicians featured on the Grammy award-winning A Vision Shared; fascinating, easy-to-follow activities and projects; the music and words for nineteen songs by Woody and Leadbelly
Hal Leonard guitar method. deluxe edition by Will Schmid( )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers tuning; playing position; musical symbols; notes in first position; C, G, G7, D, D7, A7, and Em chords; rhythms through eighth notes; strumming and picking; 100 songs, riffs, and examples
Hal Leonard guitar method : book 1 by Will Schmid( Book )

15 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Provides beginning instruction including tuning, 1st position melody playing, C, G, G7, D7, and Em chords, rhythms through eighth notes, solos and ensembles and strumming. Features a chord chart, and traditional songs like: Amazing Grace ʺ Greensleeves ʺ and When the Saints Go Marching In."
Something new to sing about : student text( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contemporary class guitar by Will Schmid( )

4 editions published between 1982 and 2000 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tribute to Woody Guthrie & Leadbelly : teacher's guide by Will Schmid( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Superbook by Will Schmid( )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World music drumming : [videorecording]( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Step-by-step approach to learning percussion technique and rhythmic patterns in the elementary and middle school general music class
 
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Hal Leonard guitar methodHal Leonard guitar methodHal Leonard banjo method. for 5-string banjoHal Leonard guitar methodEssential elements for guitar : comprehensive guitar methodWorld music drumming : a cross-cultural curriculumBeginning guitarEasy pop melodies
Alternative Names
Schmid, William R.

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Languages
English (136)

Dutch (1)

Swedish (1)