Looking for guidelines on modern guitar music notation

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FwL
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Looking for guidelines on modern guitar music notation

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I'm wondering if anybody knows of any resources for notating modern guitar music.

Gould has a chapter on classical guitar notation, but nothing regarding electric guitar techniques, chord symbols, tablature, etc.

Attempting to use Google only results in page after page on how to read basic notation.

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Re: Looking for guidelines on modern guitar music notation

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I think you can try with these as a starter:
-- Extended Techniques for the Classical Guitar: A Guide for Composers by Robert Allan Lunn
-- The Contemporary Guitar by John Schneider
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Thanks for the recommend.

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+1. Lunn's "Extended Techniques" is a dissertation; free PDF available at http://robertlunncomposer.com/Extended_ ... Guitar.pdf.

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Re: Looking for guidelines on modern guitar music notation

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Aside from books specifically on modern music, is there a more general notation reference for classical guitar? Gould's "Behind Bars" has 20 pages on the instrument, which is nice. I've heard of standard notation reference books from Read and from Ross -- do they have anything specific to guitar? Are they recommended in general?

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