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