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Alfred's Basic Guitar Method 1 (3rd Edition)
The Most Popular Method for Learning How to Play
By Morty Manus and Ron Manus
Item: 00-33304
UPC: 038081308029
ISBN 10: 0739047930
ISBN 13: 9780739047934
PRICE: $6.99
Series: Alfred's Basic Guitar Library
Category: Guitar Method or Supplement
Format: Book
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! New DVDs with iPod-compatible video are now available 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
Sound-Off: How to Count Time
Annie's Song
The Second String B
Two-String Rock
Merry-Go-Round
Beautiful Brown Eyes
Sharps, Flats, and Naturals
The Chromatic Scale
Chromatic Rock
Can-Can (duet)
Dynamics
Echo Waltz
Guitar Rock
My Melancholy Baby
Jingle Bells
Alouette
The Third String G
Over the Rainbow
Four-String D7 Chord
Four-Beat Blues
The Fourth String D
Three-String G Chord
Rockin' with G & C
Down in the Valley
Oh, Susanna
Liebesträum
Boogie Style
Introducing High A
Rockin' in Dorian Mode
The Riddle Song
Low-Down Rock
Laughing Polka
The Fifth String A
Volga Boatmen
Peter Gray
Love Somebody
Certificate of Promotion
Bohemian Folk Song
Good Night, Ladies
Daisy Bell (A Bicycle Built for Two)
Incomplete Measures
A-tisket, A-tasket
The Yellow Rose of Texas
The Sixth String E
Bottom to Top
Tempo Signs
Three-Tempo Rock
The Blue Danube Waltz
Old MacDonald Had a Farm
More
Still More
No More
Eighth-Note Bounce
Walkin' Bass Rock
More Dynamic Signs
Pachelbel's Canon
Down Low
Quarter Rest
Rock 'n' Rhythm
Three-String G7 Chord
Two-Chord Rock
Dotted Quarter Notes
Auld Lang Syne
Singin' in the Rain
Take Me Home, Country Roads
When the Saints Go Marching In (duet or trio)
More Bass-Chord Accompaniments
Chiapanecas
Eighth Notes
The Left Hand
How to Tune Your Guitar to a Keyboard
Getting Acquainted with Music
The First String E
Signs of Silence
The Parts of Your Guitar
How to Hold Your Guitar
The Desert Song (Study in Counting)
Echo Rock
She'll Be Comin' 'Round the Mountain
Four-String C Chord
The Right Hand
Ties
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 1
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 2
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 3
Bill Bailey
Introducing Chords
Chord Study No. 1
Chord Study No. 2
Three-String C Chord
Ode to Joy
La Bamba
Four-String G & G7 Chords
Bass-Chord Accompaniment
Three-String Rock
Largo
Back to the '50s
Repeat Signs
Rockin' the Bach
Buffalo Gals
The Major Scale
Key Signatures
Au clair de la lune
Amazing Grace
G Whiz
Aura Lee
Eighth Rests
Playing with E, F, G
Happy Birthday to You
Hold Sign (Fermata)
Reuben, Reuben
Common Time