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