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