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