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Book: FreeStyle Sanshin PLAYGUIDE - English Translations provided

FreeStyle Sanshin PLAYGUIDE
sanshin chord diagram

Easy to follow chord diagrams let you find the correct positions at a glance.

sanshin chord position

Photos help to illustrate the correct finger positions.

sanshin chord chart

A handy chord chart showing all the sanshin chord positions on a single page.

An original guide from Asoviva, showing you how to play sheet music and guitar songs using your sanshin. Extend the possiblities of your sanshin to play everything from traditional Okinawan music to your favorite Beatles track!

FreeStyle Sanshin stickersThis is the guide included with our popular FreeStyle Sanshin Set. Each book comes with a set of stickers you can attach to the neck of your sanshin to create a 13 semi-tone scale.

Easy to understand chord diagrams, and a handy chord chart you can use as a quick reference when playing your songs.

ROCK - CLASSIC - POPS - FOLK - FUNK - JAZZ - TRADITIONAL ....the choice is yours.

Recordings for the songs included in the FreeStyle Sanshin PLAYGUIDE can be found here.

***This book is currently in Japanese, and is undergoing translation to English. Chord diagrams and songs can be easily followed. Songs are written with sheet music, guitar chords, and sanshin TAB notation. However, there are Japanese sections that you may find useful. Anyone purchasing the Japanese version of the guide is welcome to download English translations once completed.

Table of Contents

1. Parts of the sanshin and neck positions for a 13 semi-tone scale.
2. Let's play some chords - Kira Kira Boshi (Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star).
3. Playing with arpeggios - OKINAWA POPS - Nada sou sou.
4. Adding more chord variations - JAPANESE POPS -Kiseki (Miracle), by GReeeeN.
5. Let's solo - OLDIES - 'Only You', by The Platters.
6. Rhythm guitar - ACOUSTIC - 'Flake', by Jack Johnson.
7. Using your songbooks, and advice on transposing music.
8. Sanshin Chord Chart.

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Book: FreeStyle Sanshin PLAYGUIDE


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