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