$7.99
Alfred's Basic Mandolin Method 1
The Most Popular Method for Learning How to Play
By Ron Manus and 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
Two-Note Exercise
Three-Note Exercise
Four-Note Exercise
THE C CHORD
SHARPS, FLATS, AND NATURALS
THE SECOND STRING A
Placing a Finger on a String
She'll Be Comin' Round the Mountain
Jammin' on Two Strings
Hot Cross Buns
Blues in F
Rockin' Mandolin
Strumming with a Pick
Picking Individual Notes
THE LEFT HAND
Hand Position
The Key of C Major
The Key of G Major
The Key of F Major
Accidentals
INTRODUCING HIGH A
THE RIGHT HAND: STRUMMING THE STRINGS
KEY SIGNATURES
4 Kinds of Notes
Time Signatures
REPEAT SIGNS
Blues in C
THE THIRD STRING D
The Irish Washerwoman
GETTING ACQUAINTED WITH THE MUSIC
Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes
INCOMPLETE MEASURES
The Riddle Song
THE G7 CHORD
Two-Chord Waltz
Chord Diagrams
THE FIRST STRING E
Playing with E, F, G
Extra Credit
The A7 Chord
Over the Rainbow
CERTIFICATE OF PROMOTION
The Staff
Measures
Clefs
SOUND OFF: HOW TO COUNT TIME
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 2
Bill Bailey
THE DRONE
Amazing Grace
A-Tisket, A-Tasket
Bach Minuet
Buffalo Gals
DYNAMICS
Echo Waltz
EIGHTH RESTS
Ode to Joy
INTRODUCING CHORDS
READING TAB
Go Tell Aunt Rhody
The Chromatic Scale
My Melancholy Baby
THE D CHORD
THE D7 CHORD
Old MacDonald Had a Farm
Largo
Jingle Bells
Beautiful Brown Eyes
Rockin' in Dorian Mode
My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean
THE FOURTH STRING G
Love Somebody
THE G CHORD
Three-Chord Stomp
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 1
TIES
Tom Dooley
EIGHTH NOTES
Jammin' with Eighth Notes
DOTTED QUARTER NOTES
Preparatory Drill
Auld Lang Syne
Clementine
HOW TO TUNE YOUR MANDOLIN
Tuning with the CD
Tuning without the CD
DOWNSTROKES AND UPSTROKES
The Streets of Laredo
6/8 TIME
SIXTEENTH NOTES
Drunken Sailor
THE TREMOLO
Shenandoah
THE MAJOR SCALE
THE PARTS OF YOUR MANDOLIN
Courses and Strings
Caring for Your Mandolin
HOW TO HOLD YOUR MANDOLIN
Four-String Rock
Aura Lee
Au clair de la lune
The Wearing o' the Green
TEMPO SIGNS
Quarter Rest
Three-Tempo Rockin' Mandolin