$19.95
Alfred's Basic Guitar Method 1 (3rd Edition)
The Most Popular Method for Learning How to Play
By Morty Manus and Ron Manus
Item: 00-28374
UPC: 038081309248
ISBN 10: 0739048880
ISBN 13: 9780739048887
PRICE: $19.95
Series: Alfred's Basic Guitar Library
Category: Guitar Method or Supplement
Format: Book & DVD
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! A DVD with iPod-compatible video is provided for the visual learner, 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
The Yellow Rose of Texas
Alouette
The Third String G
Au clair de la lune
Three-String Rock
The Chromatic Scale
Chromatic Rock
My Melancholy Baby
Over the Rainbow
Jingle Bells
Sharps, Flats, and Naturals
Reuben, Reuben
Common Time
G Whiz
Bohemian Folk Song
Three-String G Chord
Auld Lang Syne
Certificate of Promotion
Singin' in the Rain
Take Me Home, Country Roads
Rockin' with G & C
Down in the Valley
Oh, Susanna
The Fourth String D
Old MacDonald Had a Farm
Chord Study No. 1
The Major Scale
Hold Sign (Fermata)
Chord Study No. 2
Three-String C Chord
Ode to Joy
Quarter Rest
Key Signatures
Eighth Rests
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 1
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 2
Rock 'n' Rhythm
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 3
How to Hold Your Guitar
Echo Waltz
More
Chiapanecas
The Second String B
Walkin' Bass Rock
Back to the '50s
Repeat Signs
Aura Lee
Introducing Chords
Four-Beat Blues
Amazing Grace
Rockin' the Bach
Buffalo Gals
Signs of Silence
The Desert Song (Study in Counting)
Echo Rock
The Right Hand
The Left Hand
Tempo Signs
The Parts of Your Guitar
Can-Can (duet)
Dynamics
Three-Tempo Rock
The Blue Danube Waltz
Bass-Chord Accompaniment
Two-String Rock
Merry-Go-Round
Beautiful Brown Eyes
Guitar Rock
More Dynamic Signs
Pachelbel's Canon
Annie's Song
Largo
Four-String D7 Chord
Good Night, Ladies
The Riddle Song
Incomplete Measures
A-tisket, A-tasket
The Sixth String E
Down Low
Bottom to Top
How to Tune Your Guitar to a Keyboard
She'll Be Comin' 'Round the Mountain
Four-String C Chord
Ties
When the Saints Go Marching In (duet or trio)
More Bass-Chord Accompaniments
Getting Acquainted with Music
The First String E
Playing with E, F, G
Eighth Notes
Happy Birthday to You
Eighth-Note Bounce
Still More
No More
Sound-Off: How to Count Time
Daisy Bell (A Bicycle Built for Two)
Four-String G & G7 Chords
Laughing Polka
The Fifth String A
Volga Boatmen
Three-String G7 Chord
Two-Chord Rock
Love Somebody
Bill Bailey
La Bamba
Dotted Quarter Notes
Peter Gray
Low-Down Rock
Liebesträum
Boogie Style
Introducing High A
Rockin' in Dorian Mode