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