$9.95
Alfred's Basic Guitar Method 1 (3rd Edition)
The Most Popular Method for Learning How to Play
By Morty Manus and Ron Manus
Item: 00-28227
UPC: 038081308036
ISBN 10: 0739047949
ISBN 13: 9780739047941
PRICE: $9.95
Series: Alfred's Basic Guitar Library
Category: Guitar Method or Supplement
Format: Book & Enhanced CD
Instrument: Guitar
Recognized for over 50 years as the best-paced and most comprehensive guitar method available, Alfred's Basic Guitar Method has introduced over 3 million beginners to the joy of playing guitar. This updated and expanded edition features a new layout, making it easier to read and learn. Now included are blues, country, folk, jazz, and rock styles, plus more pop songs! An enhanced CD is provided, and correlating theory, chord, and pop books ensure that you'll get everything you need from one complete method. Learning to play has never been easier or more fun than with Alfred's Basic Guitar Method---the first and best choice for today's beginning guitar students.

Book 1 covers how to hold your guitar, tuning your guitar, basics of reading music, notes on all six strings, chords, scales and songs, bass-chord accompaniments, duets, photos and diagrams, and acoustic and electric guitars. Titles: Singin' in the Rain * Take Me Home Country Roads * Over the Rainbow * Annie's Song * When the Saints Go Marching In.
TITLE COMPOSER
Merry-Go-Round
Annie's Song
The Third String G
Over the Rainbow
The Parts of Your Guitar
The Desert Song (Study in Counting)
Repeat Signs
Rockin' the Bach
Bohemian Folk Song
Aura Lee
Introducing Chords
Chord Study No. 1
Chord Study No. 2
Buffalo Gals
The Major Scale
Key Signatures
Eighth Rests
Bass-Chord Accompaniment
Ode to Joy
Quarter Rest
Rock 'n' Rhythm
Three-String G7 Chord
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 2
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 3
Bill Bailey
La Bamba
Two-Chord Rock
Dotted Quarter Notes
Three-String C Chord
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 1
Bottom to Top
Tempo Signs
Three-Tempo Rock
The Blue Danube Waltz
Down in the Valley
Take Me Home, Country Roads
Oh, Susanna
The Fourth String D
Old MacDonald Had a Farm
Certificate of Promotion
Good Night, Ladies
Daisy Bell (A Bicycle Built for Two)
Four-String G & G7 Chords
Down Low
Laughing Polka
Auld Lang Syne
Love Somebody
Three-String G Chord
Rockin' with G & C
Singin' in the Rain
Reuben, Reuben
Common Time
G Whiz
The Fifth String A
Volga Boatmen
Peter Gray
Au clair de la lune
Three-String Rock
Largo
Back to the '50s
Four-String D7 Chord
Four-Beat Blues
Amazing Grace
Eighth-Note Bounce
Walkin' Bass Rock
More Dynamic Signs
Pachelbel's Canon
No More
Sound-Off: How to Count Time
The Second String B
Two-String Rock
Beautiful Brown Eyes
Guitar Rock
Jingle Bells
Alouette
Sharps, Flats, and Naturals
The Chromatic Scale
Chromatic Rock
My Melancholy Baby
Still More
Happy Birthday to You
Hold Sign (Fermata)
The First String E
Playing with E, F, G
More
More Bass-Chord Accompaniments
Chiapanecas
Eighth Notes
Liebesträum
Boogie Style
Introducing High A
Rockin' in Dorian Mode
Incomplete Measures
A-tisket, A-tasket
The Yellow Rose of Texas
The Sixth String E
Can-Can (duet)
Dynamics
Echo Waltz
Signs of Silence
Getting Acquainted with Music
When the Saints Go Marching In (duet or trio)
The Riddle Song
The Left Hand
How to Tune Your Guitar to a Keyboard
How to Hold Your Guitar
The Right Hand
Echo Rock
She'll Be Comin' 'Round the Mountain
Four-String C Chord
Ties
Low-Down Rock