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