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