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