$7.99
Alfred's Basic Mandolin Method 1
The Most Popular Method for Learning How to Play
By Ron Manus & L. C. Harnsberger
Item: 00-38918
UPC: 038081432021
ISBN 10: 073908612X
ISBN 13: 9780739086124
PRICE: $7.99
Series: Alfred's Basic Mandolin Library
Category: Mandolin Method or Supplement
Format: Book
Instrument: Mandolin
Level: Beginner
Alfred's Basic Mandolin Method 1 features clear, well-paced instruction that makes learning the mandolin easy and fun. This book covers all the basics, including how to hold your mandolin, tuning your mandolin, right- and left-hand techniques, reading music, chords, strumming patterns, songs, and how to read TAB. The CD includes demonstrations of songs and examples.
TITLE COMPOSER
THE TREMOLO
Shenandoah
THE MAJOR SCALE
KEY SIGNATURES
Chord Diagrams
THE FIRST STRING E
Playing with E, F, G
Extra Credit
READING TAB
Drunken Sailor
THE G7 CHORD
THE THIRD STRING D
6/8 TIME
Tom Dooley
Preparatory Drill
Auld Lang Syne
Clementine
SHARPS, FLATS, AND NATURALS
THE PARTS OF YOUR MANDOLIN
Courses and Strings
Tuning without the CD
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 2
HOW TO HOLD YOUR MANDOLIN
THE RIGHT HAND: STRUMMING THE STRINGS
Strumming with a Pick
Picking Individual Notes
My Melancholy Baby
THE D CHORD
THE D7 CHORD
Bach Minuet
SOUND OFF: HOW TO COUNT TIME
The Key of C Major
THE LEFT HAND
Buffalo Gals
The Key of F Major
The Key of G Major
4 Kinds of Notes
Time Signatures
REPEAT SIGNS
Blues in C
THE SECOND STRING A
Two-Chord Waltz
Love Somebody
THE G CHORD
INCOMPLETE MEASURES
A-Tisket, A-Tasket
TIES
GETTING ACQUAINTED WITH THE MUSIC
The Staff
Measures
Clefs
Bill Bailey
THE DRONE
Amazing Grace
SIXTEENTH NOTES
Three-Chord Stomp
TEMPO SIGNS
Quarter Rest
Three-Tempo Rockin' Mandolin
INTRODUCING CHORDS
Two-Note Exercise
Three-Note Exercise
Caring for Your Mandolin
The Chromatic Scale
Hand Position
Placing a Finger on a String
HOW TO TUNE YOUR MANDOLIN
Tuning with the CD
DYNAMICS
Echo Waltz
EIGHTH RESTS
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 1
She'll Be Comin' Round the Mountain
DOWNSTROKES AND UPSTROKES
The Streets of Laredo
Hot Cross Buns
Blues in F
Rockin' Mandolin
Four-String Rock
Aura Lee
Au clair de la lune
The Wearing o' the Green
Accidentals
Jammin' on Two Strings
Four-Note Exercise
THE C CHORD
Ode to Joy
The Riddle Song
EIGHTH NOTES
Jammin' with Eighth Notes
Go Tell Aunt Rhody
DOTTED QUARTER NOTES
Old MacDonald Had a Farm
Largo
Jingle Bells
Beautiful Brown Eyes
The Irish Washerwoman
The A7 Chord
Over the Rainbow
CERTIFICATE OF PROMOTION
INTRODUCING HIGH A
Rockin' in Dorian Mode
My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean
THE FOURTH STRING G
Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes