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