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