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