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