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Molenda, Michael
October 2015
Guitar Player;Oct2015, Vol. 49 Issue 10, p14
The article presents the author's insights on the consideration of the effort for the improvement of the guitar playing technique, musical knowledge, and compositional skills as important goals for the success of the career.


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