$24.99
Alfred's Basic Guitar Method 1 (3rd Edition)
The Most Popular Method for Learning How to Play
By Morty Manus and Ron Manus
Item: 00-39209
UPC: 038081437705
ISBN 10: 0739088262
ISBN 13: 9780739088265
PRICE: $24.99
Series: Alfred's Basic Guitar Library
Category: Guitar Method or Supplement
Format: Book, DVD & Enhanced CD (Browsable)
Instrument: Guitar
Recognized for over 50 years as the best-paced and most comprehensive guitar method available, Alfred's Basic Guitar Method, Book 1 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 has been added 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 can be used for acoustic or electric guitar and covers how to hold your guitar, tuning, the basics of reading music, the notes on all six strings, chords, scales, songs, bass-chord accompaniments, and duets. Titles: Singin' in the Rain * Take Me Home Country Roads * Over the Rainbow * Annie's Song * When the Saints Go Marching In.
TITLE COMPOSER
Volga Boatmen
Boogie Style
How to Hold Your Guitar
The Right Hand
The Left Hand
How to Tune Your Guitar to a Keyboard
Can-Can (duet)
Dynamics
Echo Waltz
Introducing High A
Rockin' in Dorian Mode
The Riddle Song
Incomplete Measures
Chord Study No. 2
Three-String C Chord
Ode to Joy
The Major Scale
Key Signatures
Eighth Rests
Old MacDonald Had a Farm
Hold Sign (Fermata)
Reuben, Reuben
Certificate of Promotion
Three-String G Chord
La Bamba
The First String E
Playing with E, F, G
More
Still More
The Desert Song (Study in Counting)
Echo Rock
She'll Be Comin' 'Round the Mountain
Four-String C Chord
Quarter Rest
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 1
Common Time
G Whiz
Bohemian Folk Song
Good Night, Ladies
Four-String G & G7 Chords
Laughing Polka
The Fifth String A
Getting Acquainted with Music
Signs of Silence
Daisy Bell (A Bicycle Built for Two)
The Third String G
Au clair de la lune
Three-String Rock
Largo
Sharps, Flats, and Naturals
The Chromatic Scale
Chromatic Rock
My Melancholy Baby
Rock 'n' Rhythm
Three-String G7 Chord
Two-Chord Rock
Love Somebody
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 2
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 3
Bill Bailey
Chord Study No. 1
Buffalo Gals
No More
Ties
Walkin' Bass Rock
More Dynamic Signs
Pachelbel's Canon
Beautiful Brown Eyes
Guitar Rock
Jingle Bells
Alouette
Annie's Song
Merry-Go-Round
Eighth-Note Bounce
Peter Gray
Low-Down Rock
Liebesträum
Bottom to Top
Tempo Signs
Three-Tempo Rock
The Blue Danube Waltz
Back to the '50s
Over the Rainbow
The Parts of Your Guitar
Bass-Chord Accompaniment
Down Low
Rockin' with G & C
Down in the Valley
Oh, Susanna
Dotted Quarter Notes
Auld Lang Syne
Singin' in the Rain
The Fourth String D
Take Me Home, Country Roads
Four-String D7 Chord
Four-Beat Blues
Amazing Grace
Rockin' the Bach
Repeat Signs
Aura Lee
Introducing Chords
A-tisket, A-tasket
The Yellow Rose of Texas
The Sixth String E
Two-String Rock
Happy Birthday to You
When the Saints Go Marching In (duet or trio)
More Bass-Chord Accompaniments
Chiapanecas
Eighth Notes
Sound-Off: How to Count Time
The Second String B