Contemporary Music

Frederick High School offers several general music classes.


Guitar 1 and Guitar 2

Helpful Links:



Video Clips:

Jimmy Hendrix: YouTube- 12 String Acoustic and YouTube- Star Spangled Banner and YouTube- Wild Thing

Eric Clapton: YouTube – Eric Clapton – Malted Milk unplugged and You Tube- Eric Clapton- Layla

Jimmy Page: YouTube-Black Dog- Live 1973 and YouTube-Solo

Keith Richards: YouTube-Around and Around and YouTube-Gimme Shelter

Jeff Beck: Jeff Beck- Yardbirds and Jeff Beck- Solo

BB King: YouTube- 3 O’Clock Blues and YouTube-The Thrill is Gone

Chuck Berry: Johnny B Goode and Roll Over Beethoven

Eddie Van Halen: Eruption and Jump

Duane Allman: YouTube- Acoustic and YouTube- Whipping Post

Pete Townshend:

John Williams: YouTube – BWV – 1006 – Prelude from lute suite 4 – John Williams

George Harrison: Here Comes the Sun and All Things Must Pass

Stevie Ray Vaughan: Stevie Ray Vaughan – Texas Flood and Stevie Ray Vaughan – Superstition

Brian May/ Queen: brian may best solo ever and Brian May solo/LAST HORIZON and Queen – Bohemian Rhapsody

Angus Young/ ACDC: Thunderstruck – Angus Young and INSANE ANGUS YOUNG SOLO and Guitar solo

Brian Setzer: Switch Blade 327 and Malagueña (Live Woodstock ’99) and Guitar Rag – Live

Carlos Santana: Santana Guitar Solo and Santana – Evil Ways and Savor (From Woodstock 1969)

Stevie Ray Vaughan: Texas Flood (Long version!) and Superstition and Testify

Los Angeles Guitar Quartet: Overture from The Nutcracker (Tchaikovsky) and Pachelbel’s ‘Loose’ Canon

Espana Cani Guitar Ensemble: Espana Cani Guitar Ensemble

Robert Johnson: Kind Hearted Woman

Just Fun Guitar Videos: World Record Guitar Speed 2008 Tiago Della Vega


History of Rock and Roll


Music Technology

Music Theory and AP/ CU Succeed Music Theory

Music Theory Links:

    Staff Paper

Melodia Sight Singing Book

Solfege Syllable Chart

Interval Song List

Counterpoint Page

Music Theory Practice Links:

Bain Music