(2-CD set) Mastering the Guitar 1A Double CD is a companion recording for the first volume of the comprehensive Mel Bay method of the same title. These CD's contain almost all of the solo and duets settings found in the book as performed by William Bay, Mike Christiansen, and Corey Christiansen. The recordings present an eclectic assortment of guitar styles played on steel string guitar, nylon string guitar and electric guitar. Some of the selections feature fingerpicking; others feature the use of the flatpick. Both CD's contain over 100 minutes of recorded guitar solo and duet material.