$14.99
Alfred's Basic Mandolin Method 1
The Most Popular Method for Learning How to Play
By Ron Manus and L. C. Harnsberger
Item: 00-38919
UPC: 038081432038
ISBN 10: 0739086138
ISBN 13: 9780739086131
PRICE: $14.99
Series: Alfred's Basic Mandolin Library
Category: Mandolin Method or Supplement
Format: Book & CD
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
Go Tell Aunt Rhody
DOTTED QUARTER NOTES
Preparatory Drill
Auld Lang Syne
Clementine
Measures
Clefs
READING TAB
Amazing Grace
SIXTEENTH NOTES
Drunken Sailor
THE FIRST STRING E
Playing with E, F, G
Extra Credit
Shenandoah
THE MAJOR SCALE
KEY SIGNATURES
SOUND OFF: HOW TO COUNT TIME
The Key of C Major
The Key of G Major
The Key of F Major
Accidentals
She'll Be Comin' Round the Mountain
4 Kinds of Notes
Time Signatures
REPEAT SIGNS
THE C CHORD
Ode to Joy
The Riddle Song
THE SECOND STRING A
Jammin' on Two Strings
Hot Cross Buns
The Streets of Laredo
6/8 TIME
The Irish Washerwoman
The A7 Chord
Blues in F
Over the Rainbow
Two-Chord Waltz
Love Somebody
THE G CHORD
Three-Chord Stomp
INCOMPLETE MEASURES
A-Tisket, A-Tasket
Two-Note Exercise
Three-Note Exercise
THE PARTS OF YOUR MANDOLIN
SHARPS, FLATS, AND NATURALS
Courses and Strings
Caring for Your Mandolin
HOW TO HOLD YOUR MANDOLIN
THE RIGHT HAND: STRUMMING THE STRINGS
The Chromatic Scale
My Melancholy Baby
THE D CHORD
THE D7 CHORD
Quarter Rest
Three-Tempo Rockin' Mandolin
TEMPO SIGNS
The Wearing o' the Green
Strumming with a Pick
Bach Minuet
Picking Individual Notes
THE LEFT HAND
Hand Position
Placing a Finger on a String
Buffalo Gals
DYNAMICS
Echo Waltz
HOW TO TUNE YOUR MANDOLIN
EIGHTH RESTS
Tom Dooley
EIGHTH NOTES
Jammin' with Eighth Notes
TIES
Four-Note Exercise
Tuning with the CD
Tuning without the CD
GETTING ACQUAINTED WITH THE MUSIC
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 1
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 2
Bill Bailey
The Staff
THE DRONE
Chord Diagrams
THE TREMOLO
Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes
Four-String Rock
Aura Lee
Au clair de la lune
Beautiful Brown Eyes
INTRODUCING HIGH A
Rockin' in Dorian Mode
My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean
THE FOURTH STRING G
INTRODUCING CHORDS
Blues in C
DOWNSTROKES AND UPSTROKES
THE G7 CHORD
Rockin' Mandolin
THE THIRD STRING D
Old MacDonald Had a Farm
Largo
CERTIFICATE OF PROMOTION
Jingle Bells