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